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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 free test on arrival at Jersey Airport. However, passengers from Green areas are now also required to self-isolate at their home, hotel or holiday accommodation until the first test result is available. The aim is to process the first test in around 6 to 12 hours, although this is not guaranteed and could sometimes take longer.

  • Green - Day 0 & Day 5 PCR test: Self-isolate until Day 0 negative test result is received
  • Amber - Day 0 & 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

Fly from Monday 3 August

BLUE ISLANDS RESTART JERSEY BRISTOL SERVICE

Blue Islands is restarting flights to Bristol from Monday 3 August. The service will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays during August, becoming daily from September.

All Blue Islands services include hold luggage allowance as standard, together with a generous cabin bag allowance.

Blue Islands’ CEO Rob Veron commented, “We’re really pleased to be re-starting our Bristol operations. During lockdown we’ve been redeveloping our website, brand, systems and most importantly our product offering; for example, both hold and cabin baggage are included with every ticket.

“We also understand that feeling safe and secure all the way through the travel experience is of paramount importance, which is why we have introduced a number of enhanced wellbeing measures, including, use of masks, enhanced deep cleaning onboard, use of sanitisers and a microbe shield protective mist in the cabin. We’re here and ready and can’t wait to welcome our customers on board again soon. Our website features detailed information on our enhanced wellness measures, new product offering and frequent flyer scheme.”

Flights depart Jersey at 3.10pm and depart Bristol at 4.40pm. The flight timings and days of operation are designed to be ideal for weekend and short breaks.

Bristol Airport CEO Dave Lees added: “We are delighted to welcome the return of Blue Islands resuming the service between Jersey and Bristol on Monday 3 August. The route will further extend the choice for customers wishing to visit family or friends or enjoy a staycation holiday. We will continue to work in collaboration looking at future route opportunities and strengthening the services between the mainland and the Channel Islands. It’s important to ensure our customers feel safe when travelling. We have the measures in place at the Airport with Safe journeys start here, our three step plan, Get ready> Stay safe> Let’s travel providing the extra Covid reassurance to customers to facilitate safe travel and allow customers to fly with confidence.” Fares from £44.99 one way.

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