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.
Swissport appointed as ground handling partner in Jersey
Swissport, the world's largest ground-handling provider, has been appointed by Blue Islands as its new ground handling partner in Jersey. A worldwide organisation, Swissport serves around 224 million passengers each year and employs over 55,000 staff.
The benefits of employing well established companies with long reaching arms are well known by Managing Director Rob Veron:
Swissport is the world's largest professional, long-standing specialist ground-handling agent with a global presence. Our shared focus on an exceptional customer experience will prove a great benefit to all passengers travelling though our Jersey base. We look forward to offering this service to our customers in the coming weeks.
Swissport will be looking after all passenger ground handling in Jersey airport, to include passenger check in, boarding and all baggage handling.
We are extremely proud of our service record and the strong relationship we have developed with Blue Islands over a number of years. We are all delighted that our high performance and strong value proposition have been recognised and that the partnership is now set to be extended in Jersey,
says a spokesperson from the company. Blue Islands also employ the services of Swissport in Bristol and Southampton airports.
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