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

Tuesday, April 19th 2016 - 22:42 UTC
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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. Read full article


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  • Marcos Alejandro

    Great news and good timing, a handful of lost English in south Argentina need to be picked up :-)

    Apr 20th, 2016 - 02:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    Fantastic news!

    Apr 20th, 2016 - 05:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alejo

    @1 Marcos Alejandro

    Are you stupid? I think there are more Argentine expatriots where I live than there are lost Brits in south Argentina.

    Apr 20th, 2016 - 04:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    There's lost English in south Argentina?

    Can't the incompetent Argentinean search and rescue find them?

    Not a very good sign for Argentinean tourism.

    Apr 20th, 2016 - 09:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Great news, hopefully the Saints can develop their economy further.

    Apr 22nd, 2016 - 03:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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