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NOTHING SPLENDID ABOUT THIS ISOLATION | Darrin Henry Today, one year on from the Comair landing of 2016, the St Helena Airport ‘fiasco’ continues. SHG officials and DfID have tried to conceal that “there will be some slight delay” in the new

WHICH AIRLINE FOR ST HELENA? | Darrin Henry The clock is ticking; the deadline for bids to provide an air service to St Helena closed two days ago on Monday (6 February) which means in less than three months the island

Weather It Was Good or Weather It Was Bad | Sharon Henry Forget the 'monkey,' 2016 has been the year of 'wind shear' here on St Helena, the term meaning ‘unpredictable wind conditions’ was unfortunately introduced to the island's vocabulary in

[caption id="attachment_5268" align="alignnone" width="800"] Embraer Trial Flight to St Helena.Hiking up Bencoolen with to find a good spot to photograph the Embraer's arrival.[/caption] WELCOME EMPRESS OF LONDON CITY | Darrin Henry Everyone expected this to be normal by now, but in November

THE FLIGHT FROM THE TOP OF THE BARN | Sharon Henry The last time we clambered onto 'The Barn' the airport runway was only partially laid, this time we've scrambled up to watch an actual aeroplane land on that completed piece

[caption id="attachment_3698" align="alignnone" width="800"] Comair flights between St Helena and Johannesburg will all be flown during daytime, so this will be a typical view out the window, minus the Gulf Air logo, of course! Flight times to St Helena will