Tag "Travel"

Put customer service in travel plans

BANK Holiday travel to and from the Bailiwick is always a lottery – if the wave height doesn’t get you, the fog probably will. Time was though that the bemused, soothing phrase of: ‘Well, that’s the price you pay for living on such a beautiful island,’ held some sway.

WATCH - Condor Liberation


AS CONDOR Ferries’ new £50m. vessel is scheduled to officially enter service on 27 March, interior specialists Trimeline are working around the clock to complete the major fit-out in time.

Fare rise was inevitable

Last year I flew to Southampton with Blue Islands in May, September and in December and  on each occasion, I only paid £50 return. When I checked prices and availability a couple of days ago, surprise, surprise, the cheapest flight I could get was £49 each way.

Proposed tax is wrong

SHAME on our States members and their civil masters, if that is what they are. I believe this whole business of air pollution is a cover-up for a hidden agenda to increase taxation.

Ferry could save Alderney

IN HIS article (‘Alderney problem needs a radical solution’), Peter Roffey performs a service not only to the people of Alderney but also to Guernsey by highlighting important issues.

Keep key flight route on the rise

REPORTS that Aurigny’s recently-launched London City service is already exceeding the company’s expectations is welcome news for both the airline and the island.

New route gives critics an answer

AURIGNY gave a good answer to those who question the value of owning an airline when it wisely yielded to pressure from the business community and launched its service to London City Airport this week.

‘We will work this out’

Dai Powell

CT PLUS has vowed to resolve bus drivers’ concerns over long working hours, according to its parent company’s chief executive.

GST would lose us millions say travel trade


A GOODS and services tax would destroy the local travel business and drive tens of millions of pounds off-island, the chairman of the Association of Guernsey Travel Agents has warned.

‘No cause for concern’

Aurigny's new Embraer jet at Guernsey Airport after its first flight in early July.

PROBLEMS with the new Aurigny jet over the weekend were no more than teething troubles and are no cause for concern, the airline’s chief executive has assured islanders.

Airline ‘shambles’

WELL, it all seems to be starting already, and what can we do about it? We have no choice. What am I talking about? Let me enlighten you. The weekend of 22 March 2014 brought the annual netball inter-insulars, played over both Saturday and Sunday, from under-11 level all the way up to veterans. I was lucky enough, or unlucky as far as expensive air tickets were concerned, to have two daughters representing the island that weekend and, as a proud father, booked my tickets through Aurigny, ready to shout for the Green Army.