This December, Cape Town’s connection with one of the most remote islands in the world will be restored thanks to a new direct flight between the two destination.

For years one of the only ways to get to St Helena has been the RMS St Helena passenger liner, but when this service retired in 2018, the options to visit this beautiful island became nearly nonexistent.

From December 3 2019 to February 11 2020, an inclusive midweek flight will operate from Cape Town International Airport.

Locals and keen travellers can now book flights connecting the Mother City and St Helena, bookings are available till late February 2020.

This exciting offering is expected to boost Cape Town’s tourism considerably and offer more travellers the chance to see our beautiful city, as well as offer Cape residents the chance to experience the unique island in the Atlantic Ocean.

Coveted attractions on the island include Napoleon Bonaparte’s home, the chance to swim with giant whale sharks, hiking and mountain biking trails, and some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes and picturesque volcanic coastlines.

Tickets are available online via the Airlink website at www.flyairlink.com and through all IATA travel agents.

Residents of St Helena can make ticket bookings 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: [email protected] or tel: 22523.

If you’re planning a trip to St Helen, get some inspiration and travel tips here.

Picture: Facebook/ St Helena Toursim

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