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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

[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_5622" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Bombardier Challenger 300, business jet, at St Helena Airport, ready for the first flight. I'm already on board in this picture with the first group of eight to go.[/caption] 16 Saints Flying From St Helena Airport

[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_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

[caption id="attachment_5390" align="alignnone" width="800"] The RAF, Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules flying over King and Queen Rock, at St Helena Airport.[/caption] ST HELENA AND ITS MILITARY HISTORY | Darrin Henry Ok, to be fair, the first military landing at St Helena Airport was

PROPER FLIGHT TESTS, POSITIVE RESULTS | Darrin Henry We have good news and more good news about St Helena Airport, which do you want first? Brazilian aerospace company, Embraer Commercial Aviation have carried out extensive flight trials at St Helena Airport with

[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