Monthly Archives: September 2020

Service Update – 28th September 2020

Due to the current situation surrounding Covid-19, we are currently running a reduced service. We are operating an hourly service as per Boxing Day timetable. Detailed timings can be found here.

At present, we are closely monitoring our passengers numbers to ensure passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. We have a duplicate bus running 5 days a week, to help with passenger demand due to our reduced capacity on all our vehicles.

Yellow seat signs have been put on specific seats. This is to encourage passengers to keep their distance whilst using our service. We kindly ask all passengers to be mindful of other passengers, and keep all seats with a sign on clear. We simply ask if downstairs is full, and you cannot allocate a seat without a sign on, please take a seat on our upper deck. Priority seats at the front of the lower deck are labelled as ‘priority’ for elderly or disabled passengers who may struggle to sit further back, or on our upper deck. Please be respectful, and move to another seat if an eldery, or disabled passenger boards as this seat is for them.

Face coverings are mandatory on all forms of public tranport in England. This requirement applies on all our Air Decker vehicles. Please ensure your face covering is worn when boarding our buses, and kept on for the entire duration of your journey (short local journeys, and direct travel to and from the airport). Your face coverings should cover your nose and mouth at all times. To aid this restriction, we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles.

Please can passengers pay via contactless payment where possible. Cash is accepted on board when necessary. Concessionary passes are valid after 9am.

 

 

Temporary Suspension of Food

A kind reminder to all passengers that due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, we have decided to to temporarily suspend the consumption of food on all our Air Decker vehicles. This is in place to aid the mandatory guideline of face coverings on all forms of Public transport in England. Please ensure your face covering is worn when boarding the bus, and kept in for the duration of your journey.

Service Update – 21st September 2020

Reminder to all passengers that Terrace Walk in Bath City Centre is non accessible due to the road being resurfaced. Is this is your wishing boarding point, please walk up to Grand Parade, and board here.

At present, we are continuing to operate an hourly service as per Boxing Day timetable. Detailed timings can be found here.

We are carefully monitoring our passengers numbers, this is to ensure passenger demand is met, and service frequency can be altered accordingly. We currently have a dupe bus running on weekdays to help with passenger demand, and reduced capacity on our vehicles.

Please ensure face coverings are worn when boarding our vehicles, and kept on for the duration of your journey. We have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles to aid this mandatory guideline. This does not apply to drinks. 

Yellow seat signs are placed on specific seats to encourage passengers to keep their distance whilst using our service. Please can all passengers be mindful of other passengers during their journey, and keep all seats with a sign on clear

We encourage passengers to pay via contactless payment where possible. Cash is accepted on board when necessary. Concessionary passes are valid after 9am. 

 

 

Service Update – 21st September 2020

Due to Terrace Walk being resurfaced, we are unable to serve this stop. The A4 Air Decker will divert up towards the Guildhall, do a round circuit and stop at Grand Parade. If you normally board our vehicles at Terrace Walk, for this day only, can you please go to Grand Parade, and board here. Please remember to signal the bus, to ensure they stop. 

This is only in place for today (21.09.20), service will resume as normal from the 22.09.20.

Service Update from 21st Sept – 23rd Sept 2020

Avon Street will be inaccessible due to the water works taking place from the 21st – 23rd September. Due to this, we are unable to serve our bus stop on Avon Street. If you normally board at Avon Street, for these 3 days only, please can you board our Air Decker vehicles at Westgate Buildings. This is the only road being missed, route will resume as normal from Westgate Buildings.

This only applies to passengers travelling Bath to Bristol Airport direction. And is only in place for the 3 days stated above. Service will resume as normal from 24.09.20.

Service Update – 14th September 2020

At present, we are continuing to operate an hourly service as per Boxing Day timetable. Detailed timings can be found here.

We are carefully monitoring our passenger numbers daily, this s to ensure passenger demand is met, and our service frequency can be altered accordingly. We have a duplicate bus in operation 5 days a week. This is to help with passenger demand as our capacity on board our vehicles has been reduced. 

We kindly remind passengers who are travelling/wishing to use our service, that face coverings are a mandatory requirement, and to aid this, we have temporarily suspended the consumtion of food on all of our vehicles. When wearing your face covering, please ensure this is covering your nose and mouth, and is worn when boarding our vehicles, and kept on for the duration of your journey. 

We encourage passengers to pay via contactless payment where possible. Cash is accepted on board when necessary. Concessionary passes are valid after 9am.

Yellow seat signs have been placed on specific seats on all of our vehicles. This is to aid the social distancing guidelines. We ask all passengers to leave all seats with a sign on clear, as this is to help passengers keep their distance whilst using our service. Hand santizier is also on board our vehciles, just after/before the drivers cab. 

 

Service Update-8th September 2020

Due to a mechanical issue on route the 08:30 A4 Air Decker from Bristol Airport will not be operating the complete journey. The next departure for passengers wishing to board at BRS will be 09:30. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
All other journeys are operating as normal.

Service Update – 7th September 2020

We are continuing to operate an hourly service as per Boxing Day Timetable. Detailed timings can be located at https://www.airdecker.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Boxing-Day-and-New-Years-Day-Timetable-2019-20.pdf.

We are closely monitoring our passenger numbers daily, to ensure passenger demand is met, and so we can alter our service frequency accordingly. We have a duplicate bus running, weekdays only, to help with passenger demand as our vehicles have a reduce capacity limit due to the current situation surrounding Covid-19.

We kindly remind all passengers using/wishing to use our service, that face coverings are mandatory. You must wear your face covering correctly, meaning this needs to cover your nose and mouth, and must be worn when boarding our vehicles, and for the duration of your travel. Due to this guideline, we have temporarily suspended the consumption of food on all our vehicles. This is to aid the wearing of face coverings on all public transport in England. 

We have implemented seat signage on all our vehicles to aid the social distancing measures in please. Our yellow seat signs have been placed on specific seats on the lower and upper decks, to encourage passengers to keep at a safe distance whilst using our service. We ask all passengers to please be mindful of other passengers, and ask you keep all seats with a sign on clear. Hand sanitizer is available to all passengers as you board the bus, just after the drivers cab.

Please can passengers pay via contactless payment where possible. This is to reduce the amount of cash handling for our driving team. Cash is being accepted on board our vehicles when necessary. Concessionary passes are valid after 9am.