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.
New Guernsey - Cardiff service for summer 2017 on sale today
Blue Islands, flybe's newest franchise partner, has today (29 November 2016) added a new Guernsey - Cardiff service to its schedule for Summer 2017, which will see the inaugural flight depart on Tuesday 2 May 2017. Guernsey residents will be able to fly direct to the welsh capital three times per week and is available to book now at flybe.com from £39.99 one-way.
Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said,
Blue Islands is committed to the rejuvenation of our tourism industry and we hope this new route will be a valuable boost to our island's visitor economy. With the added benefit of our Flybe franchise, Blue Islands is also better equipped than ever to encourage the 1.8m audience surrounding Cardiff Airport to discover our beautiful island.
Flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout next summer (until 30 September) with convenient departures from Guernsey Airport at 0945 and 1215 on Saturdays, operated on Blue Islands' 68-seat ATR 72 aircraft.
Mike Hopkins, Interim Chief Secretary Economic Development and Director of Marketing and Tourism said,
We are very pleased to see that Blue Islands will be launching a new seasonal route to Cardiff. The new service will provide greater direct access for Guernsey businesses and residents to Wales, and we are confident this new service will also help stimulate additional visitor demand from the Welsh market.
Mr Veron added,
We are working closely with Visit Guernsey, Visit Wales, Guernsey and Cardiff airports. As well as attracting new visitors to Guernsey, with a flight time of just one hour, this new service provides islanders with an exciting new direct destination, perfect for city breaks. Cardiff offers wonderful shopping, heritage, world-class entertainment and of course the gateway to discovering South Wales and all that this stunning region has to offer.
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