Atlantic Star Airlines remains committed to St Helena despite wind shear warnings.

Last week’s rumours around town and on social media about Atlantic Star Airlines flying an aircraft to St Helena have come to fruition and the flight is now scheduled to arrive next week. The Aircraft used by Atlantic Star is an Avro RJ100. The Journey will begin at Zurich in Switzerland then on to West Africa calling […]

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RMS St Helena’s historical and final journey to London along the River Thames

Despite a grey overcast afternoon in central London on Tuesday 07th June 2016 the RMS St Helena began her historical and final journey along London’s River Thames from Tilbury docks where she has been moored since Sunday 5th June 2016 after completing her last North bound two week voyage since departing St Helena as the […]

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RMS St Helena schedule extended to maintain access to the Island.

An extended RMS shipping schedule has been published to maintain continued access to St Helena as a result of the ongoing issues with wind shear problems at the St Helena Airport. As a result of wind shear which was identified at the airport during the recent implementation test flight which raised safety concerns that has […]

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Free trip to the RMS St Helena

Further to the release of ticket information that was posted yesterday. It has been confirmed that the visit to the RMS St Helena in London will be freeof charge and will not attract any cost. Please remember ticket applications will begin at 10 am on Monday and a maximum of 4 tickets per application will […]

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Weather conditions forces RMS St Helena to depart tristan early.

The RMS St Helena departed Tristan da Cunha 24 hours earlier than scheduled on the Wednesday 20th April after weather conditions were forecasted to get worse that evening. Tristan’s tourism director said it is thought that 75 percent of the passengers on board of the RMS were able to get ashore for the short period […]

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Weather upsets final call of RMS at Tristan da Cunha

The RMS St Helena entered the port entrance of Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha at 09:38 on Tuesday 19th April on her final call to the Island before she is removed from her service in the South Atlantic. On arrival at the Islands port the sea conditions were not favourable and the contributing high winds made […]

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Hello St Helena (HLE) we are on our way as 737-800 departs JNB for HLE.

After landing at 18.20 yesterday at Johannesburg International Airport. BA’s Boeing 737-800 operated by Comair is airborne again and heading on her maiden and historical journey to St Helena and she is travelling at 405 knots and at altitude of 38000 feet. This is the first flight to the Islands new Airport for the Boeing […]

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Live streaming and road show with Atlantic Star Airlines

Congratulations to Johnny & Richard for yesterday’s success of the live streaming via the St Helena local Facebook page. www.facebook.com/sthelenalocal/ Do log onto the link below (courtesy of Johnny Clingham) – the discussion provides some very useful information about A Star flight services. Whilst Johnny &Richard were engaging with saints on line yesterday with questions […]

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We are going live with Atlantic Star Airlines

We are going live with Richard Brown from Atlantic Star Airlines on the 16th April 2016 with a question and answer session. This is a live streaming video question and answer session . As you all know A-Star will take off from the UK (May 2016) and provide a long haul charter flight direct to […]

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BNS Araguari arriving in James bay this morning

The Brazilian Naval offshore patrol ship Araguari has just arrived (0800) in James bay. The Araguari will remain in James bay until 10 am tomorrow.  An evening reception for the ships company is planned for this evening at the Briars. The RMS St Helena is also due to depart St Helena today. More info to […]