St Helena Government (SHG) is pleased to inform that confirmation has been received from the Airport Regulator, Air Safety Support International (ASSI), that the Aerodrome Certificate and approvals for St Helena Airport have been issued to St Helena Airport Ltd (SHAL).
SHG is also pleased to advise that all staff previously engaged at the St Helena Airport have taken up positions with SHAL. The team is highly qualified and experienced and their support to the ongoing operation of the St Helena Airport is very much appreciated. Of particular note is the appointment of Ms Gwyneth Howell as Chief Executive Officer and Accountable Manager of SHAL. Our congratulations to Gwyneth on her appointment.
Finally, SHG has been advised by our insurance providers that all necessary insurances are in place. SHG is therefore pleased to announce that St Helena Airport has recommenced operations as normal with effect from today, 5 October 2018.