Press Releases • Aug 23, 2017 09:12 GMT
Airlink’s Embraer E190-100IGW aircraft departed St Helena Airport at 3.11pm this afternoon, Tuesday 22 August 2017, having carried out a successful proving flight to St Helena. The aircraft is on its way to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2017 12:19 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2017 08:52 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2017 13:14 GMT
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.
Press Releases • May 02, 2017 10:41 GMT
St Helena Government has signed a contract with Air Partner, a commercial organisation that sources charter flights around the world, to charter a plane to transport affected passengers from Cape Town to St Helena.
Press Releases • Apr 07, 2017 10:37 GMT
Senior Aerodrome Inspector, Justin Rothwell, and Air Traffic Services Inspector, Sarah Lee, from Air Safety Support International (ASSI), the regulator for St Helena Airport, visited the Island recently. The purpose of their visit was to undertake an audit to consider the extension of the certification of St Helena Airport.
Press Releases • Dec 19, 2016 14:52 GMT
A Lockheed Martin C130J Hercules aircraft (pictured), operated by the Royal Air Force and commissioned by DFID, successfully conducted a technical flight at St Helena Airport from Sunday 18 (arriving at 13.23hrs) to this morning, Monday 19 December 2016, departing for Ascension Island at 10.23hrs.
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2016 09:01 GMT
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. We are already seeing the results.
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2016 08:58 GMT
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 Ascension.