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.
Former easyJet director, Paul Simmons joins Blue Islands board
Blue Islands has announced that former easyJet UK director and Chief Commercial Officer of Flybe, Malaysia Airlines and Cobalt Air, Paul Simmons, has joined the Blue Islands board as a non-executive director.
Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said,
A consummate aviation executive with a strong understanding of regional aviation markets – we’re delighted to welcome Paul to the Blue Islands board. Paul brings a wealth of experience, further strengthening the board as we continue to grow an independent and sustainable regional airline committed to serving the Channel Islands.
Paul spent seven years with easyJet, initially as Group Head of Marketing and Distribution; and for the last five years as UK director. In this role, he was responsible for the commercial performance of easyJet’s UK fleet and consistently grew the profitability of the business. Prior to airlines, Paul held senior international marketing executive positions with blue chip organisations in the FMCG and hospitality sectors including P&G, Kelloggs and InterContinental Hotels, while he is currently CEO of Sequestim Ltd, a new airport security business co-owned by Cardiff University.
Commenting on his appointment, Paul Simmons said,
Blue Islands has continually developed its route network, aircraft fleet and passenger numbers in a commercially viable way, it’s exciting to be part of this ambitious and passionate team. I look forward to drawing on my experience to benefit Blue Islands and its customers.
Mr Veron added,
With three new routes this summer and a new ground handling operation about to commence, Paul joins Blue Islands at an exciting stage as we seek further development opportunities.
Paul, 54, is married with two children currently at university and lives in Devon.
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