SUCCESSFUL MEDEVAC FLIGHT

Another successful emergency aero-medical evacuation from St Helena Airport took place on the weekend to transfer three patients, accompanied by a St Helena staff member, to Cape Town. The Falcon 20 aircraft, operated by Guardian Air, arrived at St Helena Airport at around 11.25hrs on Sunday 15 January 2017. Everything went as planned and the […]

MEDEVAC FLIGHT – SUNDAY 15 JANUARY 2017

An emergency aero-medical evacuation from St Helena Airport will take place on Sunday 15 January 2017 to transfer two patients from St Helena to Cape Town. This flight is due to arrive at approximately 11.30hrs St Helena time (weather permitting), departing the next day, Monday 16 January 2017, between 6.00 and 6.30hrs. SHG 13 January […]

UK PAC REPORT ON ST HELENA AIRPORT – PUBLISHED 14 DECEMBER 2016

Yesterday, on publication of a UK PAC Report on St Helena Airport, DFID responded to media requests for comment by saying: “One of the first things the Secretary of State did this summer was to take concrete actions to get the Airport up and running and to ensure the lessons from this project are learnt. […]

C130J HERCULES AIRCRAFT TO ARRIVE THIS SUNDAY

A Lockheed Martin C130J Hercules technical flight (aircraft pictured), operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and commissioned by DFID, is expected to arrive at St Helena Airport on Sunday 18 December 2016 at approximately 4.30pm local time. The aircraft arrives from Ascension Island, and on Monday morning, 19 December, is expected to return to […]

EMBRAER TRIAL FLIGHT CONFIRMED – LARGE PASSENGER AIRCRAFT TO LAND ON TUESDAY

An Embraer ERJ-190-100 jet aircraft (picture inset) – operated by Embraer Commercial Aviation, carrying three crew and flying from Recife, Brazil – is scheduled to arrive at St Helena Airport on Tuesday 29 November 2016, at approximately 3.55pm local time.  As normal, this arrival time is subject to possible change due to weather and other […]

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