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 flights to Cornwall this summer as Blue Islands add third new route
Channel Island residents will enjoy new direct flights to Cornwall this summer as Blue Islands adds three flights per week from Guernsey/Jersey to Cornwall Airport Newquay which commences 3 June 2019.
Rob Veron, CEO, Blue Islands said,
Following the recent introduction of Guernsey – London Southend and Guernsey – Liverpool services, the exciting addition of Cornwall Airport Newquay to the Blue Islands route network provides the most convenient access to this stunning part of the UK direct from the Channel Islands. Blue Islands continually evaluates new route opportunities and this further demonstrates commitment to serving Guernsey and Jersey air links.
The service will see flights operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer season between 3 June and 31 August 2019. Flights will start in Guernsey with a short stop in Jersey before continuing to Cornwall Airport Newquay, with fares from £49.99 one way bookable at flybe.com.
Al Titterington, Managing Director, CAN commented,
The Channel Islands are currently hard to reach for passengers in our catchment, with them having to either drive hours to the nearest airport with direct services or having to drive to the UK South Coast and take a ferry, with this being a journey which could take up to eight hours or more. By offering this seamless one-hour flight to Jersey and onwards to Guernsey, we now have a much more sustainable and customer friendly option for people wanting to reach this part of the world, and for those in the Channel Islands wanting to visit our great county.
Mr Veron added
Cornwall and the Channel Islands are both stunning regions with many similarities, the addition of direct flights means residents can now appreciate discovering the respective unique cultures and subtle nuances that exist beyond the stunning coastlines, quaint harbours, picturesque countryside as well as buzzing beach and surf scenes.
The service to Cornwall Airport Newquay follows the recent announcement of two other new services operated by Blue Islands, Guernsey – London Southend and Guernsey – Liverpool which commence 20 May and 21 May respectively.
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