Condor reschedules high-speed departures due to staff shortage

Condor has been forced to reschedule some of its ferries due to crew shortages and staff recruitment issues.

High-speed navigation will be affected until September 13.

Customers have been advised that “tee times have been changed to avoid cancellation of services.”

The company says the decision is based on “the lack of crews this weekend and [the fact that we are] hardly recruiting “.

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“To avoid canceling departures, we unfortunately have to reorganize Condor’s timetablesVoyager services over the next few days. A shortage of cabin crew forces us to coordinatemore crew changes than we would like and unfortunately this weekend it is not possible tosecure our normal changes.

The high-speed crossings concerned are between St Malo, Jersey, Guernsey and Poole fromtomorrow Wednesday 08 to Sunday 12 September.

Passengers are transferred at modified times on the same day as their initial departure to avoid us canceling services. If they are happy with the time changes, they don’t need to contact us.

We sincerely regret any inconvenience caused, but these changes will allow everyone to reach their destination on the day of their reservation.

Covid has had a significant impact on travel and tourism in general over the past 18 months and we are working hard to maintain reliable services with reduced crew levels. “

Condor isn’t the only tourism company facing recruitment issues, with hotel bosses in Jersey and Guernsey calling on politicians to do more to help protect the industry as the number of visitors increases after the pandemic.

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