Blue Islands is an airline serving the Channel Islands, the UK, and the Isle of Man.
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A maximum of 6kg is allowed as carry-on baggage, with dimensions limited to 40x30x20cm.+ Show Full Policy
The maximum permitted size for hand baggage is 6kg, and dimensions 40cm x 30cm x 20cm, including wheels, handles and external pockets.
Hand baggage on the Jetstream and Trislander/Islander
Each passenger occupying a seat on a Jetstream or Trislander/Islander aircraft is permitted one piece of cabin baggage with a maximum weight of 6kg and a maximum size of 40cm x 30cm x 20cm, including wheels, handles and external pockets.
Hand baggage on the ATR
Each passenger occupying a seat on an ATR is permitted one piece of cabin baggage with a maximum weight of 6kg and a maximum size of 45cm x 35cm x 15cm, including wheels, handles and external pockets. The overhead lockers on the ATR can each accommodate two standard sized briefcases and jackets/coats. Note that if your luggage exceeds the above dimensions, it will be placed in the aircraft's rear hold.
Passengers transiting on flights operated by the ATR and Jetstream/Trislander/Islander are entitled to the baggage allowance permitted for travel on the ATR.
Laptop computers are permitted in the aircraft cabin, but should be switched off during take-off and landing or whenever the seat belt signs are illuminated.
A maximum of 20kg/44lbs is allowed to be checked in free of charge on Blue Islands flights. The one exception is when flying on Islander and Trislander planes to/from Alderney, for which the limit is lowered to 15kg.+ Show Full Policy
Each passenger occupying a seat is permitted a free 20kg allowance including hand baggage on all flights, except on our Islander and Trislander aircraft operating to and from Alderney, where the allowance is 15kg per person.
We reserve the right to apply a charge to items in excess of this allowance, and carriage is subject to space on the aircraft.
The maximum permitted weight of one bag is 32 kilos, for safety reasons any one item weighing more than this will not be accepted for carriage.
The maximum permitted size of hold baggage is 81cm x 40.5cm x 35.5cm, including wheels, handles and external pockets.
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Blue Islands is one of the few airlines that does not charge extra for excess baggage. However, the size of the plane limits the amount of excess baggage that can be taken, so your bags are not guaranteed to fly.+ Show Full Policy
We do not charge for excess baggage but cannot guarantee that it will be accepted on our flights.
We reserve the right to apply a charge to items in excess of the allowance, and carriage is subject to space on the aircraft.
Liquid baby food or sterilised water, sufficient for the journey, can be taken through airport security. The accompanying adult will be required to verify by tasting.
Wheelchairs and Pushchairs
Passengers' folding wheelchairs and pushchairs will be carried free of charge in addition to their normal baggage allowance, wherever possible. However passengers of restricted mobility are asked to inform our reservations department in advance of travel to ensure that additional equipment can be carried. Other large items may be taken, but only by prior arrangement. If you are taking a wheelchair, pushchair, or other large or unusual item please call our reservations desk on 08456 20 21 22 to discuss your requirements before booking your travel.
Blue Islands will always try to accommodate passengers of restricted mobility; for example, assistance to wheelchair passengers, mothers-to-be, or those with any other medical conditions. Restrictions placed upon us by the type of aircraft in service, however, may mean we cannot cater for all requirements.
All passengers requiring assistance should contact our reservations department on 08456 20 21 22 and give at least 48 hours notice of their requirements so that we may give advice and put in place the resources to help. The office is open 0730-2000 weekdays and 0800-2000 at weekends.
Blue Islands will accept guide and hearing dogs free of charge on all flights. The carriage of other animals, including insects, reptiles, or any other form of livestock is forbidden. Blue Islands will carry accompanied domestic pets (dogs and cats) by prior arrangement only.
Blue Islands will accept assistance dogs on all routes. Domestic animals are permitted for travel only between Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney.
ATR42 - One animal weighing a maximum of 5kg will be accepted per aircraft at a cost of GBP10 per sector. The container is checked-in and weighed prior to departure, and will be transported in the main luggage stowage area at the rear of the passenger cabin.
Jetstream - One animal weighing a maximum of 5kg will be accepted per aircraft at a cost of GBP10 per sector. The container is stowed in the hand luggage area at the rear of the passenger cabin. Passengers will be asked to board last and disembark first, and required to carry the container on and off the aircraft.
Islander/Trislander - One dog or cat will be accepted per aircraft. For animals weighing 5kg or less the charge is GBP10 per sector. Passengers will not be permitted to carry any hand baggage, and the weight of the animal counts as part of the 20kg allowance. Animals can be transported in a container or on the lap of the passenger.
Blue Islands will accept assistance dogs free of charge on all flights.
Bookings can only be made through reservations on 08456 20 21 22.