Air link with Jo’burg brings praise and concerns

Legislative Council members have welcomed the announcement that Comair Limited is to operate Saturday flights to St Helena in a British Airways aircraft. But they also voiced concerns about crime, transport of Ascension, and the future of the island’s long-standing medical links with Cape Town. Read more:

Chief sec admits doubts over medical care and Jo’burg crime
‘Shameful’: workers left adrift by lack of Ascension flights
Don’t cast aside ‘family’ of carers in Cape Town, officials urged
I had my bag pilfered at Johannesburg, says Lawson

See also coverage on St Helena’s budget, here

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