Original copy of the article can be found here: How A Windy Airport Could Ruin Plans To Bring Tourists To One Of The World’s Most Remote Islands By Krista Mahr, Newsweek The St. Helena airport was supposed to boost the isolated island's economy, but has proved to be a massive failure. PAUL TYSON It’s harrowing to watch: In a video of what looks like a clear day, a Boeing 737-800 wobbles visibly, its metal wings flapping like a bird’s, before it flies past the runway, where th
Many thanks to those of you who have been in touch regarding the current transport challenges facing the communities on St.Helena and Ascension Island.
The team at Atlantic Star are aware of the ongoing difficulties with the Royal Mail Ship and also the limited availability of the runway at Ascension. We are working with our industry partners to form a potential solution using the Avro RJ aircraft that we demonstrated successfully on St.Helena in October 2016