The company has now dropped sailings from Portsmouth to St-Malo in France and Bilbao in Spain. Other routes will have fewer sailings. The move will affect 50,000 passengers who are set to travel with the company.
Brittany Ferries decided to cut sailings following the introduction of more quarantine measures on passengers arriving in the UK from France.
Over the weekend, reportedly 35,000 passengers decided to either cancel or delay their travel plans following the government “air bridge” decision.
Brittany Ferries also revealed that their autumn demand is “extremely weak”.
The ferry operator, which is based in Plymouth, has also said it will also lay up two of its ships.
Its Armorique and Bretagne vessels will be laid up.
Armorique will be rested from August 31, while Bretagne will be rested from September 7.
Meanwhile, its Etretat vessel will not return to service.
A spokeswoman said: “Brittany Ferries apologises in advance for the inconvenience and will do all it can to accommodate displaced customers on other services.
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“The call centre is expected to be very busy in the days ahead.
“Passengers are therefore asked to wait for notification of any change to their booking and – where possible – to make alternative arrangements via the My Booking facility on the website.”
Brittany Ferries director general Christophe Mathieu said that the new quarantine measures have affected demand.
He said: “We warned over the weekend that schedule changes were likely, as quarantine measures have led to a significant drop in demand for our services.
“This is not something we want to do.
“However, in the context of a terrible summer season we have no choice but to consolidate sailings that, by virtue of lack of passenger numbers, are uneconomic to run.
“These extraordinary decisions are regrettable and we apologise in advance to all those whose travel plans will be disrupted.”
Brittany Ferries normally operators routes from Portsmouth and Plymouth to Santander and Bilbao.
They also normally operate cross-Channel ferries to France from Cork, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth and Rosslare.
However, Poole was not being served this summer.
It comes as France was removed from the UK’s “air bridge” list last week.
Spain was removed on July 25.
Both countries were removed after recording a sudden spike in coronavirus cases.
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