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A TALE OF TWO SOUTH ATLANTIC RUNWAYS | Darrin Henry The most crucial St Helena Airport news got hi-jacked last week by SA Airlink’s successful RJ85 Avro flight and the 108 passengers who unwittingly became history makers. Understandable under the circumstances

SA Airlink Lands First Commercial Passenger Flight At St Helena Airport | Sharon Henry The feel good factor oozing around St Helena Airport today was just fantastic to witness. The very first commercial passenger flight into St Helena took place; an

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

16 Saints Flying From St Helena Airport | Darrin Henry At 10 minutes, it was probably the shortest flight most of us on board will ever take yet it’s likely to also be the most special; to be on an aeroplane

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_5481" align="alignnone" width="800"] At home, St Helena, Sharon transcribing an interview for the blog.[/caption] STRICTLY COME BLOGGING | Darrin Henry Just before midnight, 14 December 2016, we refreshed the page and grinned at our new milestone figure – we had done

ST HELENA AND ITS MILITARY HISTORY | Darrin Henry Ok, to be fair, the first military landing at St Helena Airport was actually a Royal Navy helicopter off HMS Lancaster in 2015, so really I should say today’s C-130 Hercules has