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Flying to St Helena

SA Airlink now operates a direct weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg (via a refuelling stopover at Windhoek International Airport in Namibia).

The details below highlights the range of return fares from St Helena to South Africa including taxes.

Fares are subject to change and are subject to availability.

Tickets are available via the Airlink website 

St Helena to Johannesburg (return)

Class                                        Lower                          Upper

Business                                  £1544.00

Economy                                 £804.00                       £1244.00

 

The monthly charter flight to Ascension Island occurs the second weekend of each month and returns to the island on Sunday commencing to Johannesburg.

The Ascension Island service is being delivered alongside the air service to St Helena through a separate charter arrangement managed by the Ascension Island Government.

St Helena Government recently announced additional flights to and from St Helena for summer 2019/2020.  In addition to the scheduled service to St Helena that operates each Saturday, this additional flight will be scheduled on a Tuesday between December 2019 and May 2020.

 

These additional flights will meet anticipated demand and offer a greater flexibility in the length of stay on St Helena – 3, 4, or 7 day stays (and multiples thereof).

 

Further information will be published when flights and flight dates have been finalised, and when tickets will become available for purchase.

 

See below the current additional midweek flight schedule, ending April 2019.

Tickets for current scheduled flights are available via the Airlink website and through all normal IATA global distribution systems.

Passengers are advised to contact their IATA travel agent. For those passengers residing on St Helena, ticket bookings can be made via Solomon & Company (St Helena) Plc’s Shipping & Travel Agency at the Malabar in Jamestown.

Passengers can visit the Shipping & Travel Agency in person or contact them via email: shipping-travelmanager@solomons.co.sh or Tel: 00290 22523.

Week Commencing Additional Midweek Flight Current Schedule
7 Jan 19 Tue 8 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 12 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 13 Jan 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

14 Jan 19 Tue 15 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-ASI

Wed 16 Jan 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

Sat 19 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
21 Jan 19 Tue 22 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 26 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
28 Jan 19 Tue 29 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 2 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
4 Feb 19 Tue 5 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 9 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 10 Feb 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

11 Feb 19 Tue 12 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 16 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
18 Feb 19 Tue 19 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 23 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
25 Feb 19 Tue 26 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 2 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
4 Mar 19 Tue 5 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 9 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 10 Mar 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

11 Mar 19 Tue 12 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 16 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
18 Mar 19 Tue 19 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 23 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
25 Mar 19 Tue 26 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 30 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
1 Apr 19 Tue 2 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 6 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
8 Apr 19 Tue 9 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB(provisional) Sat 13 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 14 Apr 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

15 Apr 19 Tue 16 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 20 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
22 Apr 19 Tue 23 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional)

Sat 27 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB

Medical insurance which covers at least GBP 500,000 worth of medical expenses including emergency medical evacuation (it is suggested that passengers carry both paper and electronic proof of insurance).

A ticket for both arrival and departure, or a ticket for arrival only if you are a St Helenian.

A St Helena E-Visa if you are a national travelling from any of the countries listed here.

If you are a St Helenian leaving the Island for a short holiday, you should ensure that your British or British Overseas Territories Citizen passport is valid for a minimum of six months beyond the period of intended stay. You should also have valid travel insurance and a return ticket and you may be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status on your return journey to the Island.

If you are a St Helenian returning to the Island for a holiday or relocating from abroad, you will be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status.

St Helenian status can be shown by a letter, a Declaration of St Helenian Status Certificate or a Certificate of St Helenian status issued from the St Helena Immigration Office. Partners and children of St Helenians can apply for a Spouse of Life Partner Exemption Certificate or a Dependent Exemption Certificate.

To find out more about obtaining these documents, please contact the Immigration Office via email: emerald.newman@sainthelena.gov.sh or telephone: 00290 22626.

Fly to St Helena

SA Airlink now operates a direct weekly service between St Helena and Johannesburg (via a refuelling stopover at Windhoek International Airport in Namibia).

The details below highlights the range of return fares from St Helena to South Africa including taxes.

Fares are subject to change and are subject to availability.

Tickets are available via the Airlink website 

St Helena to Johannesburg (return)

Class                                        Lower                          Upper

Business                                  £1544.00

Economy                                 £804.00                       £1244.00

 

The monthly charter flight to Ascension Island occurs the second weekend of each month and returns to the island on Sunday commencing to Johannesburg.

The Ascension Island service is being delivered alongside the air service to St Helena through a separate charter arrangement managed by the Ascension Island Government.

Additional midweek flights

St Helena Government recently announced additional flights to and from St Helena for summer 2019/2020.  In addition to the scheduled service to St Helena that operates each Saturday, this additional flight will be scheduled on a Tuesday between December 2019 and May 2020.

 

These additional flights will meet anticipated demand and offer a greater flexibility in the length of stay on St Helena – 3, 4, or 7 day stays (and multiples thereof).

 

Further information will be published when flights and flight dates have been finalised, and when tickets will become available for purchase.

 

See below the current additional midweek flight schedule, ending April 2019.

Tickets for current scheduled flights are available via the Airlink website and through all normal IATA global distribution systems.

Passengers are advised to contact their IATA travel agent. For those passengers residing on St Helena, ticket bookings can be made via Solomon & Company (St Helena) Plc’s Shipping & Travel Agency at the Malabar in Jamestown.

Passengers can visit the Shipping & Travel Agency in person or contact them via email: shipping-travelmanager@solomons.co.sh or Tel: 00290 22523.

Week Commencing Additional Midweek Flight Current Schedule
7 Jan 19 Tue 8 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 12 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 13 Jan 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

14 Jan 19 Tue 15 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-ASI

Wed 16 Jan 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

Sat 19 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
21 Jan 19 Tue 22 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 26 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
28 Jan 19 Tue 29 Jan 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 2 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
4 Feb 19 Tue 5 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 9 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 10 Feb 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

11 Feb 19 Tue 12 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB Sat 16 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
18 Feb 19 Tue 19 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 23 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
25 Feb 19 Tue 26 Feb 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 2 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
4 Mar 19 Tue 5 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 9 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 10 Mar 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

11 Mar 19 Tue 12 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 16 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
18 Mar 19 Tue 19 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 23 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
25 Mar 19 Tue 26 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 30 Mar 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
1 Apr 19 Tue 2 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 6 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
8 Apr 19 Tue 9 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB(provisional) Sat 13 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE–ASI

Sun 14 Apr 19 ASI-HLE-JNB

15 Apr 19 Tue 16 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional) Sat 20 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB
22 Apr 19 Tue 23 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB (provisional)

Sat 27 Apr 19 JNB-WDH-HLE-JNB

Immigration Requirements

Medical insurance which covers at least GBP 500,000 worth of medical expenses including emergency medical evacuation (it is suggested that passengers carry both paper and electronic proof of insurance).

A ticket for both arrival and departure, or a ticket for arrival only if you are a St Helenian.

A St Helena E-Visa if you are a national travelling from any of the countries listed here.

If you are a St Helenian leaving the Island for a short holiday, you should ensure that your British or British Overseas Territories Citizen passport is valid for a minimum of six months beyond the period of intended stay. You should also have valid travel insurance and a return ticket and you may be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status on your return journey to the Island.

If you are a St Helenian returning to the Island for a holiday or relocating from abroad, you will be asked to show evidence that you have St Helenian status.

St Helenian status can be shown by a letter, a Declaration of St Helenian Status Certificate or a Certificate of St Helenian status issued from the St Helena Immigration Office. Partners and children of St Helenians can apply for a Spouse of Life Partner Exemption Certificate or a Dependent Exemption Certificate.

To find out more about obtaining these documents, please contact the Immigration Office via email: emerald.newman@sainthelena.gov.sh or telephone: 00290 22626.