Aurigny's 50th anniversary

Aurigny and its staff are calling on the entire Bailiwick community to help the airline celebrate its 50th anniversary in style this year.

Throughout the course of 2018, Aurigny isplanning to make it an extra special year with a host of community events,activities and competitions.

It is also inviting charities and organisationsto suggest volunteering projects that the airline’s staff can get involved infor its anniversary year.

The community airline is planning specialflights for 2018, including a commemorative recreation of the first ever flighton 1st March. 

Other plans include a Charity “Aircraft Pull”during the summer and Aurigny also plans to be involved in all the major eventsin the Bailiwick calendar including the North Show and Battle of Flowers, theWest Show, the Harbour Carnival, and Alderney Week.

As well as this, Aurigny will soon be launchingan island-wide primary schools competition.

Aurigny CEO Mark Darby said: “This is a veryexciting and special year for everyone associated with Aurigny, and one that weall want to celebrate in style. As it is such a significant milestone, wereally want the whole community to get involved and we have a number of greatinitiatives throughout 2018. We really hope that people of all ages, across theBailiwick, will help us celebrate and make it a year to remember. 

As a community airline, we are incredibly proudof what we have achieved over the last five decades, but it could not have beendone without the dedication and hard work of so many staff, past and presentand the fantastic support of the travelling public. For that we owe a hugethanks. 

We also want to use this anniversary year as anopportunity to shine a light on Guernsey and the Bailiwick and show the wider-worldwhat a great place it is to visit.

Looking ahead, we have plenty of other excitingplans to look forward to in 2018, and of course, for many more years to come.” 

If you have any anniversary ideas, please get in touch with Aurigny and we will see if we can get involved. Email Paul Ainsworth, [email protected]