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[caption id="attachment_4078" align="alignnone" width="800"] The first Saints ever to fly out from and in to the brand new St Helena Airport: Amanda Leo (left), Kira Stevens (middle) and Jayne Thomas, photographed at the Basil Read headquarters in Longwood, on St

[caption id="attachment_3671" align="alignnone" width="800"] First jet plane to land on St Helena touches down at precisely 11:27 on Sunday 10 April, 2016. The Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet had flown from Johannesburg in South Africa, stopping to take on fuel

THE AGE OF AIR TRAVEL TO BEGIN | Darrin Henry “Wow! This, is, beautiful!” I’m completely awestruck having just stepped onto the gleaming concourse inside the brand new St Helena Airport terminal. I’m conscious my mouth is literally hanging open as

[caption id="attachment_2499" align="alignnone" width="800"] Une seconde avant de touch down, premier vol et atterrissage de Sainte-Hélène.[/caption] HISTORIQUE PREMIER VOL | Darrin Henry Traduit en français par Alison Laycock. Merci. Avec la délicatesse d’un doux baiser [the tiny twin prop plane] a atterri sur

[caption id="attachment_2298" align="alignnone" width="800"] One second before touch down, first flight to St Helena landing.[/caption] HISTORIC FIRST FLIGHT | Darrin Henry With the delicacy of a gentle kiss the tiny twin prop plane touched down on St Helena’s brand new airport today,