CAB - 7 Oct 2020 - 10 Oct 2020 - Advice

Transport / Face coverings required for inter-island flights

An islander aircraft in front of the hangar at Tingwall Airport. Photo: SICAn islander aircraft in front of the hangar at Tingwall Airport. Photo: SIC

PASSENGERS on Shetland’s inter-island flights are now required to wear face coverings while boarding and travelling.

This applies to anyone over the age of six.

People are also asked to sanitise their hands prior to boarding, and complete a health declaration.

The flights are still restricted to essential travel for island residents and contractors.

Last week Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) – which operates Sumburgh Airport – announced a range of social distancing and hygiene measures for passengers, including the mandatory use of face coverings.