AIRLINK TO CARRY OUT TRIAL FLIGHT TO ST HELENA

Airlink are expected to carry out a ‘proving flight’ to St Helena on Monday, 21 August 2017, using an Embraer E190-100IGW aircraft. This proving flight is for Airlink to demonstrate to the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) operational proficiency in terms of ETOPS (Extended Range Twin Engine Operations) requirements. This is a routine exercise […]

SA AIRLINK TO PROVIDE SCHEDULED AIR SERVICES TO ST HELENA AND ASCENSION ISLAND

St Helena Government and SA Airlink (‘Airlink’) are pleased to announce that they have today signed an agreement for Airlink to provide scheduled commercial air services to St Helena Island. Airlink will also operate a monthly charter service between St Helena and Ascension Island. This follows a period of contractual negotiations with Airlink. Over the […]

CHANGES TO FLYING DRONES & SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT ON ST HELENA

From today, Monday 12 June 2017, a change has been implemented to where and when Small Unmanned Aircraft or SUAs (also known as Drones, UAVs, Quadcoptors, and model aircraft) can be flown on St Helena. In order to ensure the continued safety of the airspace over the Island, St Helena Airport has agreed with the […]

MEDEVAC FLIGHT ARRIVING TODAY

An aero-medical evacuation flight is scheduled to arrive at St Helena Airport today, Tuesday 9 May 2017. This flight is due to arrive at approximately 15.00hrs St Helena time (weather permitting) and will depart early tomorrow morning.   SHG 9 May 2017                    

HISTORIC ARRIVAL OF CHARTER FLIGHT

  History was made on St Helena today, Wednesday 3 May 2017, when a charter plane carrying 60 passengers landed at St Helena Airport at 1.55pm. Air Partner, a commercial organisation that sources charter flights around the world, had been contracted to source an aircraft to transport from Cape Town to St Helena passengers affected […]

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