St Helena Airport

St Helena Airport

Current & Upcoming Flights
Array ( [0] => Array ( [homepage-tiles-main-internal-external] => internal [homepage-tiles-main-post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 6427 [post_author] => 12 [post_date] => 2019-10-04 23:11:05 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-10-04 22:11:05 [post_content] => On 5 October 2018, St Helena Airport Limited (SHAL) was granted an aerodrome certificate by the regulator Air Safety Support International (ASSI) to certify that it is able to ensure the safe and secure operation of the Airport.  During its first year of operations, SHAL has supported an increasing number of aircraft and visitors to St Helena, and this is expected to continue into 2019/20. Along with its aviation partners, SHAL remains committed to high levels of safety and security, safeguarding and caring for our environment, and enhancing customer experience and service by offering a personal touch to passenger travel. Gwyneth Howell, Chief Executive Officer for SHAL said “The first year has been challenging for all, however with the dedication and commitment of our team, we have focused our energy on the road ahead, building a better and prosperous future for St Helena Airport Limited and the community whom we serve.” [post_title] => Celebrating one year of St Helena Airport Limited - 5 October 2019 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => celebrating-one-year-of-shal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-10-04 23:11:05 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-10-04 22:11:05 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => press_release [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [homepage-tiles-main-external-title] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-description] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-link] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-image] => ) [1] => Array ( [homepage-tiles-main-internal-external] => internal [homepage-tiles-main-post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 6397 [post_author] => 12 [post_date] => 2019-09-25 14:01:06 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-09-25 13:01:06 [post_content] => St Helena Airport Limited (SHAL) would like to remind all passengers who are flying to and from St Helena that it is important to take precautions to secure your valuables. Valuables can include laptops, portable devices, currency, jewellery, watches and anything else of significant monetary or sentimental value. Whilst the likelihood of tampering or theft from luggage cannot be entirely eliminated, there are a number of precautions that can be taken to minimise the possibility of tampering or theft occurring. It is recommended that you place valuable items in your cabin baggage and keep it with you at all times; as a secondary security measure, consider using a lock for your cabin baggage and try not to use external pockets that cannot be secured. It is normally recommended that you do not use hold baggage to transport your valuables, but should the need arise, please consider additional security measures.  Having your luggage professionally wrapped will add an additional layer of security as well as protecting your luggage against damage.  Wrapping services are available at St Helena Airport, OR Tambo International Airport and most other international airports. Alternatively, consider using a luggage strap to minimise the loss of the contents of the luggage should the main zip fail; luggage straps with locks are also available. Taking these precautions can minimise the likelihood of the loss of the contents of your luggage, particularly in respect of valuables, and can also assist in keeping the contents secure during the rigours of air travel. 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Four years later, to the day, St Helena Airport showed its ability to handle a myriad of different aircraft with professionalism and to international standards, with two private aircraft and the commercial air service handled within the space of a few hours.  This involved long hours from staff given the single shift basis on which the airport operates and given the challenges of delivering safe and efficient access to one of the world's most remote locations. St Helena Airport Limited (SHAL) and St Helena Government are proud of the progress achieved thus far and look forward to further developing access and services at St Helena Airport, to be benefit of residents and visitors alike. [caption id="attachment_6328" align="alignleft" width="687"]Photo of a Beechcraft 200 Super King Air aircraft parked on the apron at St Helena Airport The first fixed-wing aircraft to land on St Helena - 15 September 2015[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6324" align="alignleft" width="687"]Photo of a Global Express aircraft waiting to taxi onto St Helena Airport's runway as an Airlink E190 lands A Global Express aircraft waits for an Embraer E190 to land - 15 September 2019[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6325" align="alignleft" width="687"]Photo of an Airlink E190 aircraft in the foreground with a Global Express aircraft having just got airbourne in the background A Global Express aircraft departs as the scheduled air service arrives from Ascension Island - 15 September 2019[/caption] [post_title] => Four years since first flight to land on St Helena - 15 September 2019 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => four-years-since-first-flight-st-helena [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-09-15 17:57:13 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-09-15 16:57:13 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => news [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [homepage-tiles-main-external-title] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-description] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-link] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-image] => ) [3] => Array ( [homepage-tiles-main-internal-external] => internal [homepage-tiles-main-post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 6293 [post_author] => 12 [post_date] => 2019-09-12 09:38:57 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-09-12 08:38:57 [post_content] => St Helena Airport Limited (SHAL) would like to advise users of St Helena Airport that the lift in the Terminal Building has been repaired and re-certified for use. Accordingly, access to the landside café and viewing deck on the 1st floor of the Terminal Building is once again possible via the lift or the stairwell. The lift became inoperable in July and therefore it was taken out of service until a repair could be made.  St Helena Airport Limited would like to apologise for any delay and consequential inconvenience that this will have caused to the public. Now that the lift is again working, additional measures will be put in place to avoid a repeat of the issue that led to its unserviceability. [post_title] => Repair of the lift at St Helena Airport - 11 September 2019 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => repair-lift-st-helena-airport-11-september-2019 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-09-12 09:38:57 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-09-12 08:38:57 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => press_release [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [homepage-tiles-main-external-title] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-description] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-link] => [homepage-tiles-main-external-image] => ) [4] => Array ( [homepage-tiles-main-internal-external] => internal [homepage-tiles-main-post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 6084 [post_author] => 12 [post_date] => 2019-08-02 10:48:37 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-08-02 09:48:37 [post_content] => Airports Council International Africa logoSt Helena Airport Limited (SHAL), a St Helena Government wholly owned company, has recently joined Airports Council International (ACI) which is a global organisation comprised of operators of airports, associations, educational establishments and business partners, all of whom are involved in aviation.  SHAL has joined the African region as a regular member and shall be seeking affiliate regular membership with ACI Europe.

Gwyneth Howell, the CEO and Accountable Manager for SHAL said “Our membership provides a unique platform for St Helena Airport whereby we can gain valuable knowledge, skills and training opportunities to help tailor our Strategic Business Plan, showcasing our services and expanding our presence within the African and European regions.”

St Helena Airport Limited is pleased to join ACI Africa, gaining further international recognition and establishing new relationships with aviation organisations as a result.

St Helena Airport Limited, 2 August 2019

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