Hovertravel’s technical issues result in 4+ week revised timetable

New hovercraft

Hovertravel have had to revert to a revised timetable for the next few weeks as a fault on the Solent Flyer is repaired. There are a number of cancellations to the timetable.

Friday, 21st September, 2018 2:42pm

By Stephen Forster with 2 readers' comments

Hovertravel responds to customer demand and adds extra services

More Hovertravel services in the morning

The extra services will be added from 1st March 2018 - responding to customer demand.

Thursday, 1st February, 2018 6:48pm

By Stephen Forster with 2 readers' comments

Bronze for Hovertravel in Tourism Awards

HoverCare Launch

Just a couple of months after the launch of the HoverCare initiative, Hovertravel have picked up a Bronze award at the Beautiful South Awards ceremony.

Thursday, 30th November, 2017 8:10am

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel visits Portsmouth Harbour in trials

Hovertravel in Portsmouth

Hovertravel carried out some trials this morning to see how the 12000 craft would operate in Portsmouth Harbour.

Friday, 24th November, 2017 3:16pm

By Stephen Forster with one comment

Brain research charity calendar supported by firefighters and Hovertravel

Brainy Bunch at Hovertravel

Hovertravel declare their support for the latest calendar produced in aid of Isle of Wight charity, Wight Brainy Bunch.

Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017 7:15am

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel in the final for access and inclusivity award

HoverCare Launch

Hovertravel joins three other Isle of Wight businesses recognised as finalists as well as one highly commended tourist attraction.

Friday, 27th October, 2017 1:55pm

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel walkers present cheque to Hospice

EMH cheque presentation

The Hoverwalkers team consists of people from all areas of Hovertravel's business, from cashiers, crew, engineers and pilots.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 3:24pm

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel staff to undergo pioneering accessibility training

HoverCare Launch

Staff from Hovertravel are undergoing training to experience what it feels like to have limited mobility, sight issues and hearing problems.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017 5:41pm

By Stephen Forster

Escape the Isle of Wight Festival this weekend with Hovertravel

Hovertravel - escape the festival

There'll be extra craft in operation for the Festival so why not apply for a Hovertravel Blue Card and enjoy 20% off fares across the Solent this weekend.

Tuesday, 6th June, 2017 5:12pm

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel Apprenticeship Scheme looking to take on nine

Hovertravel three apprentices

Want to get into working in cross-Solent travel? Hovertravel are opening up opportunities for another six apprentices across their engineering, finance and operations departments. Details within.

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 11:17am

By Stephen Forster

Hovertravel: New charity partnership with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Pilot Paws from HIOWAA and Hovertravel

The charity is entirely funded by donations and provides a vital service to those living in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Hovertravel has now become an official partner of the charity.

Tuesday, 31st January, 2017 6:52am

By Stephen Forster

Take note of Christmas travel times with Hovertravel

a hovercraft

Don't get caught out, check the travel times for Hovertravel over the Christmas holidays before travelling.

Monday, 19th December, 2016 2:56pm

By Stephen Forster