Statement from Discover Tiree to our Members: In light of the Coronavirus Epidemic and in keeping with Government advice on non-essential travel we strongly recommend that those with plans to visit Tiree do so at a later date. Our single GP, nursing team and emergency services (many volunteers) on Tiree are already stretched dealing with the island’s own population and any additional visitors will undoubtedly add to the strain at this very demanding time. We […]Read More
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Notice from Tiree Airport Due to the ongoing situation regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic and the requirement for Social isolation, we would respectfully request that only passengers who are travelling enter the airport building unless you are accompanying a passenger who requires assistance. If you require any information please contact us on 01879220309 There are also some changes to our opening hours, please visit the below website for full information. https://bit.ly/tireeairport We appreciate your co-operation during […]Read More
For a hundred years Tiree has welcomed visitors and won worldwide fame for its sunshine, its beaches and its welcome. The season to visit the island is upon us and we would normally expect to see over 20,000 people before the end of the year. However, the current coronavirus epidemic is a once-in-a-century event. The virus is already circulating on the island. We know from past experience that epidemics have a particularly intense effect on […]Read More
COVID-19 – CalMac’s arrangements on advance bookings and hot food offering During the current global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), CalMac is working closely with all relevant agencies and has implemented a COVID-19 contingency plan in line with current Government strategy. In response, CalMac will now stop taking new bookings on all of its services up to and including 15 July 2020 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. CalMac will also stop serving hot […]Read More
Scotland’s airline Loganair today announced a further drop in the number of flights due to the increasing impact of the coronavirus. With forward bookings continuing to fall dramatically versus their previous levels, the airline has enacted an overall reduction of over half of its flying programme for April and May. Full details of how to manage your booking are available on its website at www.loganair.co.uk. Tiree is unaffected. For full details visit https://www.loganair.co.uk/our-story/latest-news/2020/covid-19-loganair-announces-further-flight-reductionsRead More
18th March 2020 HEBRIDEAN AIR SERVICES Following discussion with all stakeholders in order to minimise the risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus to the Islands served by the Inter Island Air Service all non-essential passenger travel is to cease with immediate effect. Airtask shall only accept bookings for the travel from :- · Island residents · Providers of essential services vital for Island life. In addition to the above:- Online booking have been suspended in […]Read More