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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

[caption id="attachment_5788" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Basil Read, Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet at St Helena Airport - the first jet plane to land on St Helena.[/caption] WHICH AIRLINE FOR ST HELENA? | Darrin Henry The clock is ticking; the deadline for bids

[caption id="attachment_5521" align="alignnone" width="800"] The RMS St Helena's life has been extended following problems with wind shear at the airport. Here she is in December 2016, heading off to Ascension Island on the Christmas shuttle run.St Helena 2016: The Year

[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

[caption id="attachment_3735" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Comair operated, British Airways Boeing 737-800 flying in for a first low-level pass over the new St Helena Airport, below the ruin of Prosperous Bay House and King & Queen Rock.[/caption] THE FLIGHT FROM THE TOP

[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