Comair flies to St Helena


According to eTNW, South African airline Comair has been appointed as the air service provider to St Helena, with the island’s first ever airport opening in 2016.

St Helena is a tropical island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Comair will operate a scheduled service between OR Tambo International Airport (South Africa) and St Helena Airport. The weekly Saturday service will be operated using a new B737-800 aircraft in a two class configuration. Flying time from Johannesburg to St Helena is approximately five hours.

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