Announcement of Air Service between Ascension Island and St Helena
Ascension Island Government (AIG) is pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with St Helena Government (SHG), for the provision of a monthly air charter service between Ascension and St Helena. This follows today’s announcement from SHG, regarding the signing of the air service contract with SA Airlink with a weekly service between Johannesburg, Windhoek and St Helena.
The key elements of the upcoming service between Ascension and St Helena will be as follows;
- The service will be operated by SA Airlink using an Embraer E190.
- The service will operate on the second Saturday every month, arriving Saturday afternoon from St Helena and will depart Ascension the next morning. The flight time to and from Ascension is expected to be two hours.
- The Ascension service will start soon after the commencement of the flight between St Helena and Johannesburg.
- Tickets will only be available for the Ascension service via your employer, or through the Ascension Island Travel Agency.
The press announcement and FAQ from SHG regarding the signing of the agreement with SA Airlink can be found at http://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/category/news/.
AIG will release further details in due course.
Ascension Island Government
21st July 2017