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AIRPORT OPENING CEREMONY POSTPONED

AIRPORT OPENING CEREMONY POSTPONED

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 12:17 GMT

​St Helena Government today confirms that further safety and operational work is required prior to the Official Opening of the Island’s new Airport – and that this event has therefore been postponed. While this means that the Airport will not officially open on 21 May 2016 as originally planned, the safety of aircraft and passengers is of course paramount.

HISTORY MADE AS LARGE PASSENGER JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA

HISTORY MADE AS LARGE PASSENGER JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2016 14:11 GMT

History was once again made on St Helena today 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 route.

​FIRST JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

​FIRST JET AIRCRAFT LANDS AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2016 14:41 GMT

A Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet landed at St Helena Airport yesterday, Sunday 10 April 2016, at around 11.20am - the first ever jet aircraft to land at St Helena Airport (HLE).

FIRST JET AIRCRAFT TO LAND AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

FIRST JET AIRCRAFT TO LAND AT ST HELENA AIRPORT

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2016 10:08 GMT

ASSI VISIT A team of five personnel from Air Safety Support International will arrive at St Helena on Sunday 10 April 2016. IMPLEMENTATION FLIGHT Following the completion of ASSI’s planned activities next week, it is anticipated that Comair will then operate an Implementation Flight to the Island in a Boeing 737-800 aircraft in preparation for the commencement of scheduled air services.

NEW AIRCRAFT TO SERVE ST HELENA AIRPORT

NEW AIRCRAFT TO SERVE ST HELENA AIRPORT

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2016 11:40 GMT

ComAir Delivery Events, Ribbon Cutting, Signing & Flyaway

Use of Runway Granted For Calibration Flights

Use of Runway Granted For Calibration Flights

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2015 11:26 GMT

Justin Rothwell, Senior Aerodrome Inspector from Air Safety Support International (ASSI) was on-Island between 29 August and 5 September 2015. The purpose of his visit was to undertake an assessment to verify the conditions required for intermediary use of the runway for calibration flights.