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.
Islander parts save lives
Blue Islands have donated spare parts from the recently sold Britten Norman Islander aircraft to the Air Search organisation, who use same aircraft for their search and rescue service.
The parts are valued at around £2000, but rather than selling them, the airline wanted to support the local organisation. Rob Veron, managing director of Blue Islands is thrilled to give this essential equipment for such a worthy cause.
Channel Islands Air Search provides an admirable lifesaving service, so it is important that support is given to the organisation. The CIAS is funded purely by donations and I'm thrilled to know that we have contributed to the significant cost associated with providing this essential service to our islands.
The CIAS are known as the "eyes in the sky". They are unique as they are the only voluntary organisation to maintain a specially equipped aircraft, flown by an all-volunteer crew, on 24 hour standby 365 days a year with the sole purpose of aiding those in danger on both land and sea.
This costs approximately £90,000 a year to operate, which includes its maintenance, running costs, insurance and equipment. The organisation is financed almost entirely by funds raised by the Friends of Air Search in all the Channel Islands on a voluntary basis.
Colin Ferbrache, chief officer of CIAS, accepted the donation on the organisation's behalf.
We are delighted to accept such generous gifts from Blue Islands. These spare parts ensure continuous availability of the aircraft, which is essential for a rapid response service. Maintenance is a costly business in aviation so this donation is hugely valuable to the service for ensuring the aircraft is available at all times. This generous donation of aircraft parts will greatly help the operation over the coming year. My most sincere thanks to Blue Islands.
For more information about the work of the CIAS, visit www.ci-airsearch.com
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