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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:

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:

  • Green - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 5 negative test result
  • Red - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 10 negative test result

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.

JERSEY PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

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

Mon-Fri: 09.00-17.30


Guernsey:

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.


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 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:

  • 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

Jersey Red's captain Lewis Wynne with Blue Islands COO Dougie Hoblyn

Jersey Reds confirm travel partnership with Blue Islands

Blue Islands has become the Official Airline Partner of Jersey Reds for the current season, working with the rugby club in helping the 1st team squad fly to forthcoming fixtures in the Greene King IPA Championship.

The 2020/21 Championship season has been delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but a start date of March 6th has been confirmed, with each team playing ten games across March, April and May, operating as part of the UK’s elite sport programme.

The Reds’ squad will travel to away games in England via chartered day-trip flights with Blue Islands.

Jersey Reds Chairman Mark Morgan said he was delighted the two organisations would be working together.

“As the Channel Island’s only professional sports team we will be continuing to fly the flag for Jersey in the second tier of English rugby, and by travelling with Blue Islands the squad can travel with comfort and convenience and in the safest way possible during the current situation,” he said.

Rob Veron, Chief Executive of Blue Islands, said: “As a local airline, we understand the significant role Jersey Reds plays in the community which is why Blue Islands is proud to have been appointed as the Reds’ Official Airline Partner. We look forward to welcoming the Jersey Reds onboard and wish the team the very best of luck for the season ahead.”

The Greene King IPA Championship season is set to start on the weekend of 6th March, with teams facing a truncated schedule in two conferences of six teams. The Reds have been grouped with Saracens, Ampthill, London Scottish and Hartpury, and are also seeking to arrange one or two friendly fixtures during February.

The Reds hope to secure final confirmation from the Government of Jersey this week following detailed discussions regarding the testing regime for all participants and other Covid-19 protocols.

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