SA Airlink completes trials at St Helena Airport

23 August, 2017

SA Airlink completed (22-Aug-2017) a two day programme of flight trials at Saint Helena Airport with an E190 aircraft. The airline performed 13 flight trials and assessed air traffic control, communications and navigation systems, emergency services, ground handling, passenger assistance, terminal facilities and security. The proving flight was designed to demonstrate ETOPS proficiency to the South African Civil Aviation Authority. The commencement date and airfares for St Helena air services are expected to be announced shortly. [more - original PR]