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Airlink to carry out trial flight to St Helena

Posted 10 August 2017 · Add Comment

Airlink is expected to carry out a 'proving flight' to St Helena on Monday, 21 August 2017, using an Embraer E190-100IGW aircraft.

This proving flight is for Airlink to demonstrate to the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) operational proficiency in terms of ETOPS (Extended Range Twin Engine Operations) requirements.

It is a routine exercise for new air services, and part of the preparations for introducing an air service on a new route.

The aircraft will be carrying around 35 passengers - a mixture of Airlink Senior Management and representatives from the SACAA.

Working with the team at St Helena Airport, Airlink will be assessing all areas of the Airport operations these include: Air Traffic Control, communications & navigation systems, emergency services, terminal building facilities, and security.

The flight is expected to depart St Helena on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.

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