15 September 2020
St Helena Government (SHG) can confirm that this week’s charter flight is planned to proceed tomorrow, Wednesday 16 September, following a two-day delay due to poor weather conditions on St Helena.
The flight, operated by Titan Airways using their Boeing 757-200 aircraft, will depart Stansted Airport, UK, at 1.15am (local time/BST) and is expected to arrive at St Helena, via Accra, at 12.10pm (local time/UTC). The flight will operate a shuttle service to Ascension Island on Thursday, 17 September, returning to St Helena the same day. The flight will overnight on St Helena before returning to the UK via Accra on Friday, 18 September, departing the Island at 8am (local time/UTC).
The flight route is as follows:
|Date||Flight No||Departure Time||Departure Airport||Arrival Airport||Arrival Time|
|16/09/20||ZT7241||00:15 UTC 01:15 Local||London Stansted||Accra||07:15 UTC 07:15 Local|
|16/09/20||ZT7241||08:00 UTC 08:00 Local||Accra||St Helena||12:10 UTC 12:10 Local|
|17/09/20||ZT7242||07:50 UTC 07:50 Local||St Helena||Ascension Island||10:00 UTC 10:00 Local|
|17/09/20||ZT7242||11:25 UTC 11:25 Local||Ascension Island||St Helena||13:35 UTC 13:35 Local|
|18/09/20||ZT7243||08:00 UTC 08:00 Local||St Helena||Accra||12:00 UTC 12:00 Local|
|18/09/20||ZT7243||12:45 UTC 12:45 Local||Accra||London Stansted||19:55 UTC 20:55 Local|
The public is reminded that St Helena Airport remains closed to visitors and non-travellers. Passengers arriving on the charter flight will be transported directly from the Airport to commence their 14 days of compulsory quarantine. Likewise only departing passengers will be permitted to enter the Airport precinct. Those transporting passengers to the Airport will be asked to drop them off outside the terminal.
15 September 2020