the weekly service between Johannesburg and St Helena is now regularly scheduled
The virgin flight, an SA Airlink service from South Africa, ends the island's long-standing reliance on a ship which sailed every three weeks.
It is hoped that the service, funded by the UK, will boost tourism and help make St Helena more self-sufficient.
But British media have dubbed it "the most useless airport in the world", mostly because the British taxpayers paid for it, and have no use for it
I posted about it in May 2016 http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2016/05/st-helena-island-off-west-coast-of.html