Guernsey Airport anticipates busy Easter weekend6th April 2023
This weekend is set to be one of the busiest of the year so far at Guernsey Airport, with more than 7,200 travellers expected to pass through over the long Easter weekend.
To help ease congestion, Guernsey Ports is encouraging departing passengers to allow plenty of time for their journey through the airport.
Passenger numbers are slightly down on last year, although 2022 did see a post-pandemic boost following the lifting of Covid travel restrictions after nearly two years. Easter falls earlier this year, which can also affect traveller numbers.
Steve Langlois, Head of Passenger Operations & Aviation Security said it was still a very busy weekend.
“Although the numbers are slightly down this year, we will still have a lot of islanders making the most of the Easter break to enjoy a trip away,” he said.
“As well as flights to various UK cities, which provide many onward destinations, and to the other Channel Islands for short breaks, our airline partners are also offering direct connections to popular European destinations. So it will be a busy few days, and as always we ask anyone planning to travel to make sure they arrive in good time, and avoid having to rush as they pass through the terminal.
“We would also remind passengers travelling on early services to the UK operated by Aurigny that they can take advantage of twilight check-in, which is available daily between 3pm and 8pm for the next morning’s flights.”
The weather forecast for the Easter weekend is looking good with light winds, sunny skies and warmer temperatures and we are not expecting any flight disruption due to weather.