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NOTIFICATION OF TRAVEL

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.

Jersey:

Regions within the UK are now categorised into three bands (Green, Amber, Red) with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving into Jersey. This is part of the Jersey Government’s Safer Travel Policy. For any arrivals from the Green category, the requirement remains a simple free test on arrival at Jersey Airport.

  • Green - Day 0 PCR test: No requirement to self-isolate
  • Amber - Day 0 and Day 5 PCR test: Self-isolation until a second negative test result
  • Red - Day 0 PCR test: Mandatory 14-day self-isolation

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.

General advice for travelling to Jersey can be found here.

Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.

PRE-REGISTRATION FORM


Guernsey:

If using same day return business travel enabled by the Business Tunnels scheme you are required to notify the States of Guernsey at least seven days prior to travel.

Notification must be given to the States of Guernsey Population Management Office by:

For normal travellers the normal quarantine rules for travel to Guernsey remains.


If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200

Mon-Sat: 08.00-18.00 | Sun 09.00-17.30


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 passengers wearing face masks.

You will be exempt if you have a medical reason not to wear a face mask, written medical advice will be required, please inform us at check-in. Children under 6 years old are also exempt.

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

Blue Islands

Dutch tour operator Sunair launches additional weekly charter flights from the Netherlands to Guernsey in 2019

Channel Island specialist tour operator Sunair Vakanties has announced that they will be increasing the flight capacity from the Netherlands to Guernsey in 2019.

They will start a direct service from Groningen Airport Eelde in April 2019. Groningen is the regional airport in the North of the country. This service is in addition to their existing charter operation from Rotterdam in The Hague.

Marc Van Amsterdam, Managing Director Sunair said,

After conducting some thorough research we came to the conclusion that there is high potential from the North and North East of the country. Furthermore, the research also showed that our current target audience is present in this area but do not currently use the existing Rotterdam service.

Mike Hopkins, Director of Marketing & Tourism, VisitGuernsey said

The Dutch market is very important to our visitor economy and, working with Sunair our Dutch tour operator partner, is a market we are keen to grow and develop further. We are therefore delighted to see the introduction next year of the new and additional direct service to Guernsey from Groningen. On the back of a very successful 2018 season we are also very pleased that Sunair has confirmed the continuation of the triangular Rotterdam charter for 2019. We look forward to working with Sunair on the promotion of both Dutch routes, and to welcoming their customers to Guernsey next season.

Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands added:

Following our partnership for the 2018 season, Blue Islands is delighted to be the selected airline partner for Sunair’s summer 2019 programme to the Channel Islands and look forward to again welcoming guests from Rotterdam to discover our beautiful islands, while the additional Groningen activity for 2019 is testament to the focus on identifying new discrete markets for growth opportunities.

The NEW Groningen Airport Eelde charter service will be operated by Blue islands with a 68-seat ATR 72 aircraft from 28 April 2019 on a weekly basis until 23 June 2019.

The Rotterdam charter service will also be operated by Blue islands on a 68-seat ATR 72 aircraft, commencing a week earlier on 22 April 2019 weekly until 15 September 2019.

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