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IATA announces the launch of the travel pass app on Apple in mid-April

A logo of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pictured before and an interview with Reuters on the consequences of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, March 13, 2020. REUTERS / Denis balibouse Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, March 31 (Reuters) – IATA, the global airline […]

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Virgin Atlantic to test IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure

Virgin Atlantic will launch IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure trials on some of its flights from April and March respectively. As of April 16, 2021 and for a period of one month, Virgin Atlantic will require its passengers traveling to Barbados from London-Heathrow to use the International Air Transport Association (IATA ). Participants will download […]

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Ethiopian Airlines sets up Covid-19 travel pass

Africa CDC has mobilized a large multi-stakeholder public-private partnership with the help of its strategic partners, with the aim of addressing the current challenges posed by the difficulty of citizens and institutions to access accurate health information, the high costs and the disadvantages of cross-border travel. , and insufficient data for health policy and biosecurity […]

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IATA Travel Pass to instill confidence in restarting the industry

From a weak start to 2021, the latest IATA projections suggest that demand for air travel this year would be 38% of 2019 levels in an optimistic scenario and 33% of 2019 levels if travel restrictions remain widespread. . While the slow recovery is bad news for the industry and the global economy, it is […]

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The first international passengers test the IATA Travel Pass on the Singapore-London route

INTERNATIONAL. The first travelers using the International Air Transport Association’s IATA Travel Pass app arrived at Heathrow Airport yesterday on a Singapore Airlines flight departing from Changi Airport. The trial allowed passengers to use the app to create a secure digital version of their passports on a mobile device and enter flight details to learn […]

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Singapore Airlines successfully implements IATA Travel Pass pilot

IATA announces the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app. Credit: Victor via Flickr. Sign up here to receive GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs to know. Singapore Airlines has successfully implemented the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass mobile […]

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Airline industry launches trial of Covid travel pass for international travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday launched the trial of a ticket designed for the era of the pandemic, Asia Times reported. IATA has launched a two-week pilot trial of Singapore Airlines’ Singapore-London Digital Travel Pass. The app, developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), will store information about passengers’ health, including […]

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African Union Trusted Travel Pass launched with Ethiopian Airlines – Vax Before Travel

Ethiopia (Vax before the trip) Ethiopian Airlines has announced its partnership with the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) to implement the African Union Trusted Travel Pass to make continental travel more accessible and safer. The Trusted Travel Pass program ensures that each country’s COVID-19 regulations regarding travel requirements are met with […]

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How the IATA Travel Pass will help eliminate vaccine certificate fraud

With vaccinations and the status of COVID testing being on paper in many countries, the potential for fraud and counterfeiting is high. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says its Travel Pass could “anything but eliminate” this problem by providing verified and secure proof of status linked to our digital identity. But without the global […]

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Non-sustainable recovery without Travel Pass type applications: IATA | News

Governments around the world are not acting quickly enough to plan to reopen international travel markets, according to IATA, especially when it comes to creating digital standards for Covid-19 testing and vaccination records. Speaking at a briefing today, IATA Chief Executive Officer Alexandre de Juniac reiterated the industry’s belief that the recovery of international air […]