First Passenger Flight Lands On Island Of St. Helena

Credit: Damien O'Bey Sams
LONDON—The remote British island territory of St. Helena has welcomed its first passenger flight, although regular revenue operations are still some way off. A chartered SA Airlink Avro RJ85 regional airliner with 60 passengers touched down at the island’s newly built airport on May 3, transporting...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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