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Blue Islands to restart flights to Jersey

Posted 31 July 2020 · Add Comment

Channel Islands’ airline Blue Islands is restarting flights from Bristol Airport to Jersey from Monday 3rd August.



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The service will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays throughout the month, becoming daily from September.

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

Blue Islands’ CEO Rob Veron commented: “We’re really pleased to be re-starting our Bristol-Jersey operations. During lockdown we’ve been re-developing our website, brand, systems and most importantly our product offering; including hold luggage allowance as standard and generous cabin baggage, 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.”

Detailed information on the airline’s enhanced wellness measures, new product offering and frequent flyer scheme is listed on the website.

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 3rd August. The route will further extend the choice for customers wishing to visit family or friends or enjoy a staycation holiday. Regional connectivity is vital for the South West and we share Blue Islands’ confidence in the strength of the region by restarting this service. 

"We will continue to work in collaboration looking at future route opportunities and strengthening the services between the mainland and the Channel Islands.  As the number of destinations continues to increase from Bristol Airport it becomes even more 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.”
 

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