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Guernsey 🇬🇬

⚠ IMPORTANT UPDATE - New requirements for travel from Jersey 

Fully vaccinated adults and accompanying children aged 5+ will be required to present a negative PCR test before travelling and complete your States of Guernsey travel tracker. If you are not fully vaccinated, or are unable to meet the pre-travel PCR testing requirements, you will be a Category 4 arrival and required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Fully vaccinated?
  • No testing or isolation requirements for fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Guernsey from 1 July click here

Not fully vaccinated?

Passengers who are not fully vaccinated will be subject to Category requirements based on the regional classification below.

  • Category 1: Air bridge only, no isolation or testing requirements
  • Category 2: Arrival + Day 7 PCR test, (if still in Guernsey) Self-isolation until first negative test result
  • Category 3: Arrival + Day 7 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 7 negative test result
  • Category 4: Arrival + Day 13 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 14 

Click here for the latest regional classifications


Children travelling with fully vaccinated adults
  • Aged 11 or under: No testing or isolation requirements
  • Aged 12 - 17: PCR test on arrival and isolate until negative result (adults not required to isolate), followed
    by a Day 7 test (if still in Guernsey)

Children travelling with at least one adult who is not fully vaccinated
  • Regional categorisation will apply as above

All arrivals

Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey:

JERSEY 🇯🇪 

Fully vaccinated?
  • Free PCR test on arrival - no isolation
Not fully vaccinated?
  • Free PCR test on arrival - isolate until negative test result
Children
  • Age 11 to 17 - Free PCR test on arrival - isolate until negative test result
  • Age 10 or under - No testing or isolation requirements
All arrivals

Everyone travelling to Jersey, aged 11 or over, is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.


Enhanced wellbeing - fly with confidence

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:

  • Microbe Shield surface protection in the cabin
  • Aircraft touch point sanitation procedures
  • Cabin air is continuously replenished with fresh air every 5 - 7 minutes, the cabin may be slightly cooler than normal, therefore you may wish to have a jumper to hand
  • Seat allocation to maximise the distance between passengers in the cabin where possible.
  • Reduced contact points, with the exception of safety cards, all seat-back literature has been removed and there is no inflight service

We look forward to welcoming you on board.

More information

For peace of mind, our flexible promise ensures you can change your flight without a change fee or choose a voucher should you be affected by a new change to travel classifications.  LEARN MORE >>

Rob Veron

Rob Veron

Blue Islands adds 120,000 more seat capacity

Blue Islands has added a third, larger ATR 72 aircraft to its fleet; the 68-seat variant replaces a 46-seat ATR 42 and brings a further 60,000 seats to the airline's network, less than four months after introducing its second ATR 72.

Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said,

Our third ATR 72 aircraft demonstrates Blue Islands' investment in growth and underpins our commitment to serving and investing in Channel Islands air-links. Replacing two 46-seat ATR 42s with two 68-seat ATR 72 aircraft, adding 120,000 seats to our network in just four months has only been possible with the increased confidence in growth enabled by the substantially greater marketing bandwidth gained via our Flybe franchise arrangement. Furthermore, our first additional route, Guernsey - Cardiff, launches this spring/summer season.

This latest aircraft takes Blue Islands' Channel Islands based fleet to three ATR 72 aircraft and two ATR 42 aircraft.

Mr Veron added:

The critical success factor is seeking to maximise our growth in passenger carryings; it is vital that we now drive through a period of further sustainable growth. Equally important is our requirement to drive down underlying cost of our operation, in particular airport charges, in order to maintain acceptable fare levels together with commercial viability and sustainability in what are small, finite, regional markets.

This growth also increases employment opportunities which further supports the local economy as Blue Islands adds to its wholly Channel Islands-based team.

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