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More UK destinations are added to flight timetable

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ISLANDERS should be able to access more destinations from next week as transport operators continue to gradually restart services.

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According to a revised timetable issued by Ports of Jersey, easyJet is due to resume flights to Manchester on Thursday, Luton on Saturday and Newcastle on 22 July.

The airline is also planning to restart its routes to Liverpool and Belfast on 1 August and Glasgow on 4 August.

Services to Edinburgh and Southend are both due to resume on 8 September.

Blue Islands, which recently unveiled a new website, branding and product offering, will start services to Bristol from 3 August, Birmingham from 31 August, Exeter from 1 September, East Midlands from 29 September and Guernsey from 31 August. Its services to Southampton will continue, and increase in frequency, with one flight every day from 20 July.

Meanwhile, FlyDirect is due to begin operating it summer direct flights to Majorca next weekend. The services, which are operated by Air Europa, take two hours and run every Sunday until 20 September.

British Airways is due to continue flying to Heathrow from Jersey until 8 September before resuming services to Gatwick.

And Manche-Iles Express, which previously hoped to restart services at the beginning of this month, says it now expects to begin crossings by 18 July. The ferry company runs foot-passenger services between Jersey, Granville and Carteret.

Dates of all planned air and sea services are subject to change. Anyone planning on travelling to Jersey must now register their details in advance with the government by visiting gov.je/health/coronavirus/travel and clicking ‘Travelling to Jersey’.

Meanwhile, in accordance with airline policy, anyone over six years old must wear a face mask at the Airport. The same rule applies to anyone over 11 years of age entering the Elizabeth Harbour Terminal or travelling on Condor services.

Ed Taylor

By Ed Taylor
Journalist

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