SA Airlink has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the provision of a scheduled commercial air service to St Helena.
SA Airlink is a privately-owned airline registered in South Africa. It is a franchisee to South African Airways.
The St Helena government will now enter into a period of contractual negotiations with SA Airlink. It is anticipated that a formal announcement will be made in the coming weeks on completion of negotiations and contract signing.
Details on the cost of fares and sales distribution will be released shortly after contract signing.
The public are asked to be patient during this period of negotiation after which all of the details outlined above will be publicised.