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Travel advisory notices

Wednesday 21st June 2017- Skybus weather advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Wednesday the 21st of June 2017 is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and poor visibility at St Mary’s Airport, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, particularly during the afternoon. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Wednesday morning may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge, where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Thursday 8th June 2017

Due to adverse weather conditions and technical issues the following flights have been cancelled 0800, 0840, 0845 Newquay to St Mary's, 0855, 0955 St Mary's to Exeter, 1040 Exeter to St Mary's, 1125  Newquay to St Mary's,  1225 Land's End to St Mary's, 1325 Newquay to St Mary's, 1425 St Mary's to Newquay. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Monday 5th June 2017

Due to adverse weather conditions the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 & 08:45  from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 09:55 St Mary's to Exeter, 08:00 & 09:31 Land's End to St Mary's, 08:40 & 10:10 St Mary's to Land's End. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 31st May 2017


Due to low cloud and visbility the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 08:00, 08:05, 09:45 & 09:31 from Land's End to St Mary's, 08:35,  08:40, 10:46 from St Mary's to Land's End,  10:40 Exeter to St Mary's, 10:15 St Mary's to Exeter. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Tuesday 23rd May 2017-Travel advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Tuesday the 23rd of May 2017 is indicating the likely hood of low cloud and poor visibility at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Friday 19th May 2017

The 09:40 Flight from Newquay to Exeter and the 10:40 Exeter to Isles of Scilly flight have been cancelled due to technical issues. Road transport is being provided to Exeter passengers for onward travel to Land’s End for flights this afternoon to the Isles of Scilly. All passengers are being contacted by Skybus operations, and for all enquires please call Skybus Operations on 01736 785233, if you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.  

Gry Maritha – Monday 29th /Tuesday 30th May 2017

 Cancelled Sailings  Gry Maritha – Monday 29th /Tuesday 30th May 2017 We wish to advise you of the cancellation of the above sailings to enable routine regulatory surveys of the vessel. These dates were chosen as the Bank Holiday weekend is usually much quieter for freight shipments and therefore minimises any potential disruption to our customers. The Company will be contacting any customers with freight bookings already made for these sailings to discuss the best alternative option. If you have been considering making a booking for this sailing we will make every effort to accommodate your shipment with a minimum of disruption. We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding. For all freight queries and updates please direct your enquiries to: St Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office:  01736 334236 Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Monday 15th May 2017 – Skybus Weather Advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow, Tuesday 16th May, is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Friday 12th May 2017

Due to low cloud and visbility the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 08:00 from Land's End, 08:40 from St Mary's to Land's End, 08:05 from Land's End, 08:35 from St Mary's to Land's End.  For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Skybus flights are experiencing delays of up to 2 hours this morning, for all enquiries please contact Land's End Skybus operations on 01736 785233 or the travel centre on 01736 334220. Further updates will follow via our Twitter channel @IOSTravelupdate 

Travel Update- Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Travel Update- Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Re: Wednesday 3rd May Scillonian Sailing On Tuesday 2nd May the Scillonian III experienced a technical problem which we successfully managed to resolve. As a result of this issue and to conclude our checks, the Scillonian III will depart at a later time of 10:00am tomorrow morning. (Wednesday 3rd May) The Scillonian III will depart Penzance Harbour at 10am on Wednesday 3rd May arriving in St. Mary’s at  12:45. Check-in on will open: 08:45hrs Check-in on Penzance Quay will close: 09:30hrs Due to the reduced amount of time on the islands, any day trip passengers may change their booking to another date (subject to availability) or cancel their booking with a full refund. Please call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 (option 1) if you have not yet been contacted. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. Many thanks Customer Services, Isles of Scilly Steamship Group

Travel Update Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Following on from our earlier communication we are pleased to say that we have successfully resolved our technical problems with the Scillonian III and we are now able to sail later this afternoon as we had hoped. The Scillonian IIII will now depart today from Penzance Harbour at approximately 14:45 and will arrive in St. Mary’s at 17:30. Today’s departure from St. Mary’s will be at a later time of 18:15 arriving into Penzance at 21:00. Check-in on St. Mary’s will open: 17:00hrs Check-in on St. Mary’s will close: 17:45hrs

2nd May 2017

This morning’s 9.15 am Scillonian III departure from Penzance to St Mary’s has been delayed until further notice due to an electrical fault. Updates will be posted on our website and on Twitter via @IOSTravelupdate as soon as we know more. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Change to sailing schedule – Monday 1st May

Monday 1st May 2017 Due to weather conditions forecast over the weekend, Monday’s early sailing from Penzance will now depart from Albert Pier. Due to tidal restrictions this means that we will be operating an amended timetable as follows: 1st  sailing Depart Penzance (Albert Pier) 07:15 Check in closes at 06:45 Depart St Mary’s 10:45 Check in closes at 10:15  2nd sailing Depart Penzance (South Pier) 14:15 Check in closes at 13:45 Depart St Mary’s 17:45 Check in closes at 17:15 All tickets previously purchased will be valid on the sailing 45 minutes later than originally scheduled. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

25th April 2017

Today's 08:45 flight from Newquay to St Mary's has been cancelled this morning due to technical issues. All passengers are being transferred to Land's End Airport for onward flights to St Mary's. For all enquiries please contact Land's End Skybus operations on 01736 785233 or the travel centre on 01736 334220.

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