October 25, 2018

Brittany Ferries can look back on an encouraging summer season. However the company has also raised the alarm. Noting a fall in demand for family holidays next summer, it has warned of serious consequences for international tourism and the regions it serves if a Brexit deal does not bring certainty and the free movement across borders enjoyed by customers today.

The figures:

  • In Q3, passenger traffic rose by 2%.
  • Strongest performance on Cork-Roscoff (pax + 9%)
  • Portsmouth-Caen (which carries around 30% of passengers) pax +2% rise.
  • Plymouth-Roscoff (-1%)
  • Cherbourg-Portsmouth (-9%) because a shorter season for the summer-only high-speed service with NORMANDIE EXPRESS.
  • Freight volumes (-5%)