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Montevideo, December 13th 2017 - 16:44 UTC

Tag: St Helena/Johannesburg route

  • Friday, September 22nd 2017 - 08:32 UTC

    Sale of tickets for the commercial air service to St Helena came live this Friday

    Airlink will operate a weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg and St Helena and Cape Town. Flights will commence on Saturday, October 14.

    The sale of tickets for the scheduled air service to the British Overseas Territory of St Helena went live on Friday. Airlink will operate a weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg and St Helena and Cape Town, via the stopover at Windhoek International Airport in Namibia. Flights will commence on Saturday, October 14.

  • Saturday, September 2nd 2017 - 12:08 UTC

    St Helena/South Africa commercial weekly flights begin this month

    Airlink will operate a weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg and St Helena/Cape Town (via stopover at Windhoek International Airport, Namibia).

    The British Overseas Territory, BOT, St Helena Government and Airlink have announced that the sale of tickets for flights to St Helena Island will commence early in September 2017.Airlink will operate a weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg and St Helena and Cape Town (via the stopover at Windhoek International Airport in Namibia).

  • Friday, June 10th 2016 - 08:02 UTC

    St Helena's airport opening delayed indefinitely because of wind conditions

     UK's National Audit Office said the delay - due to high winds on the remote island - could add to the cost.

    The opening of an airport on the British overseas territory of St Helena has been delayed indefinitely due to safety fears - amid warnings the cost to the UK government could increase. The £285m airport is being paid for by the Department for International Development and was due to open in May.

  • Thursday, May 12th 2016 - 08:21 UTC

    St. Helena airport certified, which brings opening day closer

    St Helena’s first Aerodrome Certificate is valid until 9 November 2016, at which point the Airport will need to be re-certified.

    British Overseas Territory St. Helena achieved a major milestone on Tuesday when Air Safety Support International (ASSI) issued an Aerodrome Certificate to brand new St Helena Airport - having been satisfied that the Airport infrastructure, aviation security measures and air traffic control service complies with international aviation safety and security standards. This follows a final inspection of the Airport by an ASSI team last month.

  • Tuesday, April 19th 2016 - 22:42 UTC

    First commercial airliner lands in St Helena: new chapter of opportunities for the BOT island in mid Atlantic

    British Airways Boeing 737-800 prepares to touch down at St Helena’s airport.  It is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg route.

    The British Overseas Territory St Helena in mid Atlantic made history on Monday as the first large passenger jet aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 (ZS-ZWG), touched down at St Helena’s new Airport shortly after 12.00 noon. This is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg rout, according to a release from the local government.