In accordance with the latest advice from the States of Guernsey and Government of Jersey if you are flying to Guernsey or Jersey, please read the following pre-departure information.
From Friday 20 November, all passengers arriving into Jersey from Green, Amber and Red regions of the UK will require triple PCR tests on Days 0, 5 and 10:
The three-band system also applies to countries and regions outside of the UK. An updated list by region can be found here: countries and regions are risk assessed.
Passengers are required to disclose their travel history for the 14 days prior to arrival in Jersey, including country of departure, and any other countries or regions visited or will have visited in this 14-day period.
Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.
If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200
The States of Guernsey has issued new travel restrictions, if you are planning to travel to the island on or after 14 January 2021, your journey must be for essential reasons. This means you need to apply for an Essential Travel Permit which you can do by going to https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/essential-travel. Without this permit you may be denied entry, and may be prosecuted and fined up to £10,000.
General advice for travel to Guernsey can be found here www.gov.gg/coronavirus, alternatively, please call the States of Guernsey Covid non-clinical helpline on 01481 717118.
The continued safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority which is why we have implemented enhanced wellbeing measures which includes all customers aged 11 and above wearing face masks.
There is an exemption to the requirement for a face covering for customers with medical grounds, such as respiratory difficulties. If you meet the exemption requirements, you may be asked to present supporting government documentation
This is one element of a series of enhanced wellbeing measures we have implemented which include:
We look forward to welcoming you on board.
To help you plan your flight with Blue Islands, all information regarding hold luggage allowances, cabin baggage, sports equipment and more can be found below.
Hold luggage & cabin baggage
|Included||Blue Fly||Blue Plus|
|Hold luggage||1 x 23kg||2 x 23kg|
|Included||Blue Fly||Blue Plus|
(max dimensions 55 x 36 x 20cm)
|1 bag + 1 handbag/laptop
combined up to 10kg
|1 bag + 1 handbag/laptop
combined up to 10kg
From surfing in Jersey to golf in Devon, we want you to be able to enjoy your chosen sport at your destination, which is why you can use your included 23kg hold luggage allowance for your sporting equipment.
As there is limited capacity for sporting equipment in the aircraft hold, if you do wish to travel with surf boards, skis, bicycles or other items of sporting equipment or objects of an unusual size, all you need to do is contact our Customer Care team and tell us which you would like to check-in as hold luggage.
If you have booked a Blue Fly fare, you have 1 x 23kg hold luggage allowance, if you have a Blue Plus fare, you have 2 x 23kg hold luggage included, additional hold luggage items can be added to your booking for £20.
We recommend allowing extra time at the airport for check-in and using any airport specific oversized baggage facilities.
If you wish to travel with your golf clubs these can be carried as your included 23kg hold luggage allowance. There is a limit to the number of golf bags we can carry on a flight please contact our Customer Care team to include your golf clubs as your hold luggage.
If you wish to travel with your surfboard please contact our Customer Care team.
If you wish to travel with your bicycle, in a suitable bag, this can be carried as your included 23kg hold luggage allowance. There is a limit to the number of bicycles we can carry and as with all sporting equipment bicycles are carried subject to space. Please contact our Customer Care team to include your bicycle as your hold luggage.
For ski trips we can accommodate skis and snowboards, please contact our Customer Care team to include your ski or snowboard.
If you wish to carry Sporting guns & ammunition, please contact our Customer Care team.
There are several ways your musical instrument can travel.
Items measuring less than 55 x 36 x 20cm can part of your cabin baggage allowance.
Larger musical instruments, one per passenger, weighing less than 20kg, can be carried in the cabin when you purchase a seat for the item. The item will need to secured with a safety lap strap and must be next to you on the inside seat (next to the window). The centre of mass must not be more than 30cm above the seat cushion.
Please contact our Customer Care team if you wish to purchase a dedicated seat for your musical instrument.
For other musical instruments you will need to check them in as hold luggage in a suitable protective case.
We recommend adequate travel insurance is also obtained.
Additional pieces of hold luggage will be charged at £20 per item.
Excess hold luggage is carried subject to space availability, if your luggage travels on the next available flight, you will need to collect this from your destination airport.
The maximum weight for a single item of checked-in hold item is 32kg.
Payment for excess luggage can be made at the airport.
If in the event you have excess or oversized cabin baggage this may need to be placed as hold luggage, there may be a £20 hold luggage charge to pay depending on your allowance.
The maximum weight of a single item of hold luggage is 32kg.
Restricted cabin baggage
There are restrictions on what you can take in your cabin baggage and hold luggage for flights departing from UK and Channel Island airports. For more information please see the UK Government website on Hand luggage restrictions.
When travelling with a baby you can carry baby food, baby milk and sterilised water for the flight and you are not restricted to 100ml limit. You can also carry breast milk in cabin baggage even when the baby is not travelling. Items may be opened as part of the screening process by airport security.
You may carry certain items of essential medicines and equipment in your cabin baggage provided you have supporting documentation,
Work tools are not permitted in the cabin and must be checked in as hold luggage, items may include:
You may take your mobile phone, tablet, laptop electric shaver in your cabin baggage.
You can use your devices on board flights as long as the 'Airplane' mode is enabled, meaning that the phone cannot communicate with any other devices, make/receive phone calls or browse the internet. This is to avoid the phone from interfering with the operation of the aircraft. Phones should be carried on your person or in your cabin baggage, i.e. not in your hold baggage. The Captain may restrict the use of devices at certain times.
Battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes must not be placed in checked baggage and devices must not be used or recharged in the cabin.
Smart bags are allowed in the cabin or hold, providing the battery can be removed and terminals protected.
Hoverboards cannot be checked into the hold or carried into the cabin on any Blue Islands flight. Hoverboards may also be known as airwheel, solowheel, mini-segway, segway board or balance wheel.
Objects with a sharp edge or point are not permitted in cabin baggage, these include:
Items that may be carried in cabin baggage include:
Blunt objects that could cause harm are not permitted to be carried in cabin baggage, these may include:
For safety reasons there are some items which cannot be carried on the aircraft, either as hold luggage or cabin baggage, there are some items which can be carried subject to Blue Islands approval.
There is a limit of 15 items per passenger when carried by passengers for personal use items include, medical devices such as portable oxygen concentrators (POC) and consumer electronics such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and tablets etc.
For lithium metal batteries the lithium metal content must not exceed 100 Watt Hours.
Devices in hold baggage must be completely switched off and must be protected from damage.
Baggage equipped with a lithium battery, other than lithium button cells, the battery must be removable. If offered as hold luggage the battery must be removed and carried in the cabin.
For portable medical electronic devices only, lithium metal content exceeding 2g but not exceeding 8g. Devices in hold baggage must be completely switched off and protected from damage.
You will need approval to carry these items on the aircraft, please contact our please contact our Customer Care team 48 hours prior to departure to advise of the items.
Maximum of two spare or loose batteries in cabin baggage only. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits.
The following items cannot be carried on the aircraft as hold luggage or cabin baggage:
Handguns, automatic weapons, munitions, ammunitions including blank cartridges, pistol caps, fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, and crackers cannot be carried in hold luggage or cabin baggage on the aircraft*
*Certain Firearms can be carried subject to Blue Islands approval, please contact our Customer Care team.
We want to everyone to have an enjoyable and comfortable flight. If you have a battery powered mobility aid or wheelchair, you will need to complete our assistance form at least 48 hours prior to the departure of your flight.
If you've forgotten something on one of our flights or in the airport, hopefully we can help.
If you have forgotten something on board after flying on a Blue Islands flight, our Cabin Crew will hand it to our Ground Handling representatives at the destination airport which will then be passed to the airport's lost property office. This may take up to 24 hours during busy periods.
If you have left something behind at the airport, please contact the airport's lost property office who will be able to help.
This list is not exhaustive and subject to change at anytime. For more information on restricted luggage please see the CAA website.
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