Coronavirus border restrictions sees Brittany Ferries delay return of 7 services
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Brittany Ferries has announced that 7 of its spring routes will not return until May due to the fall in passenger numbers caused by coronavirus travel restrictions.
In a statement published yesterday, the ferry operator said that there is “little prospect” of the current restrictions easing in the near future.
As a consequence, 4 ships that are currently laid-up will not now resume service in mid-May at the earliest. They had been scheduled to return next month.
The seven routes that are affected are as follows:
|Barfleur||Poole to Cherbourg|
|Bretagne||Portsmouth to St Malo|
|Portsmouth to Bilbao
Portsmouth to Santander
|Plymouth to Roscoff
Plymouth to Santander
Cork to Roscoff
The following ships and routes will nonetheless continue to operate as scheduled so as to accommodate those with essential travel requirements and to allow freight to flow freely:
|Armorique||Route to be confirmed|
|Rosslare to Cherbourg
Rosslare to Bilbao
|Cotentin||Portsmouth to Le Havre*|
|Portsmouth to Santander
Portsmouth to Cherbourg
|Mont St Michel||Portsmouth to Caen|
|Normandie||Portsmouth to Caen*|
*denotes freight-only service
Photo credit: Brittany Ferries