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.
Record breaking passenger numbers for Blue Islands this summer
Blue Islands has enjoyed a record breaking summer as it welcomed 37,788 passengers onboard in August, the most customers it has ever served in a single month and an increase of 8% from August 2017. This comes as the Channel Islands based airline flew 107,298 passengers in the summer months of June, July and August, another record amount, up 3% from the same period in 2017.
Winter 2016/17 saw Blue Islands invest in larger ATR aircraft and this is one of the reasons cited by Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO when explaining the record figures:
We are pleased with the strong passenger numbers this summer. Blue Islands has sustainably grown its fleet capacity, investing in the larger 68-seat ATR 72 aircraft, and with the fleet set to continue to evolve, it will enable Blue Islands to further develop its services for Channel Islanders and inbound visitors alike.
From Jersey, London City was particularly strong with customers taking advantage of the airport’s unrivalled location in the heart of London. Thanks to one booking and the high frequency of Blue Islands operated flights from Guernsey and Jersey to Southampton, passengers are also increasingly using Southampton Airport when flying to destinations across the UK and Europe with easy connections to flights operated by Blue Islands’ franchise partner Flybe.
This comes as Blue Islands has returned its popular fly / rail link from Guernsey to central London via Southampton. Islanders can now enjoy exclusive train fares of £36 anytime return between Southampton Airport and London Waterloo.
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