The remote British island outpost of St Helena has heralded the arrival of the first passenger aircraft to land at the island’s new airport. British Airways franchise partner Comair (South Africa) was selected last March to provide the air service to the island with a Boeing 737-800 configured specifically to serve the Johannesburg-St Helena route. The 737 touched down on St Helena shortly before 12 p.m. April 18 as part of an implementation flight in readiness for the beginning of ...

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