Blue Islands to face competition from EasyJet on flights between Jersey and Birmingham

EasyJet's flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays from 1 April 2024. Credit: ITV Channel

Blue Islands is set to face competition on its route between Jersey and Birmingham next summer.

EasyJet has announced plans for a seasonal service three days a week from 1 April 2024.

Flights will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays - while the incumbent operator, Blue Islands, will continue its daily flights year-round.

EasyJet has said customers will be able to book flights on the route "in the near future".

Ports of Jersey’s Chief Executive, Matt Thomas, said: "This new route is a further boost to Jersey’s tourism sector and a welcome confirmation of EasyJet’s intention to continue developing traffic and tourism to Jersey.

"We are pleased that our five-year agreement, which sees EasyJet basing an aircraft in Jersey overnight is bearing fruit for islanders and for people wishing to visit our island."

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