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Air NZ’s latest airline to test IATA Travel Pass

Air New Zealand will begin testing the IATA Travel Pass on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. Air New Zealand has announced that it will begin testing the IATA Travel Pass digital health passport solution on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. Jennifer Sepull, Chief Digital Officer of Air New Zealand, says the goal is to enable […]

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Could the Covid app become a digital pass?

Holidaymakers could be offered “within a few weeks” a telephone application which would allow them to prove that they have tested negative for Covid or that they have been vaccinated. The International Air Transport Association, which is in talks with the UK government, yesterday revealed plans to roll out its digital Travel Pass next month. […]

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Global Covid-19 Travel Pass app to launch in March

(CNN) – A new app to help travelers store and manage their certifications for Covid-19 tests and vaccines is expected to launch next month. The IATA Travel Pass is developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association of which 290 airlines are members. IATA hopes the free mobile app will be […]

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IATA’s digital Covid Travel Pass could trigger a significant upturn in international travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said its Covid digital travel pass would be ready “in a matter of weeks.” The pass, in the form of a mobile app, is expected to ease the severity of travel restrictions and quarantine measures while boosting travelers’ confidence. Pass should bolster recovery efforts The IATA Travel Pass is […]

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Air New Zealand to trial IATA Travel Pass on Auckland-Sydney route

Air New Zealand has announced plans to trial the IATA Travel Pass digital health passport on flights between Auckland and Sydney from April. Carrier says it will be “among the first” to use the technology – Qatar Airways also plans to start testing the app on its Doha-Istanbul route in March.with fellow Gulf carriers Emirates […]

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Copa Airlines and Panama participate in the IATA Travel Pass trial

Copa Airlines will be the first carrier in the Americas to test the IATA Travel Pass. Credit: Bernal Saborio. Sign up here to receive GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs to know. The Government of the Republic of Panama and Copa Airlines are participating in the International Air Transport […]