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Old 12th Mar 2016, 08:40
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Ddraig Goch
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: France
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New Aircraft for Comair St Helena service.

A little news taken from the St Helena Independent of the 11 March:
Comair has now taken delivery of its brand new Boeing 737-
800 aircraft which will be used to serve St Helena Airport from
Johannesburg.
The actual aircraft, registration ZS-ZWG, is pictured in the
two photos attached.
Comair Chief Executive Officer, Erik Venter, said:
“The arrival of our newest addition is part of our ongoing fleet
upgrade strategy and an important step towards operating
the most modern and efficient fleet within southern Africa.
“We are very excited that this aircraft will be operating our St
Helena air service”.
The 737-800 aircraft is the second-longest plane in the 737
range, known for its fuel efficiency and spacious seating plan.
It is fitted with split-scimitar winglets - vertical wingtip exten-
sions that reduce drag and provide lift, cutting fuel consump-
tion and lowering the aircraft’s carbon footprint.
For the St Helena air service, the aircraft will be configured to
accommodate approximately 120 passengers.
SHG
4 March 2016
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