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Emirates begins IATA Travel Pass trials

Emirates has started testing the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass, a mobile application to help passengers easily and safely manage their travel in accordance with all government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information. The first passengers traveling from Dubai to Barcelona on the EK 185 tested the ‘digital passport’ to verify and […]

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PAL to test IATA COVID-19 travel pass app

Philippine Airlines (PAL) said on Wednesday it would be the first to test the International Air Transport Association (IATA) mobile travel pass app in the country. The travel pass aims to help international passengers manage the health demands of the COVID era for a safer and more convenient travel experience, PAL said in a statement. […]

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SWISS Trials IATA Travel Pass app: Business Traveler USA

SWISS to become the first Lufthansa group airline to test the new IATA Travel Pass application on its Zurich-London Heathrow Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to become the first Lufthansa Group airline to test the new Travel Pass application currently under development by IATA, the airline industry’s umbrella organization. The trials will take place […]

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Portugal to avoid quarantine and testing with travel pass plan

THaiti is grappling with the emergence of new clusters, jeopardizing its plans to reopen to international visitors in July. The country says it wants its vacation island of Phuket to open first as long as it can immunize most of its population. Reuters reports: Thailand reported 1,543 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, the biggest […]

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What is the IATA Travel Pass and what does it mean for travelers?

The world’s largest airline association has developed an app that will let you have testing, vaccine and policy information all in one place. It is currently in a testing phase but could provide a route to a less complicated route to travel as the world returns from COVID-19. Many major airlines have signed up to […]

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Saudi national airline to test IATA’s COVID-19 travel pass from April 19

Passengers will be able to download all information related to COVID-19 on the Travel pass application. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s flagship airline Saudia has become the latest Middle Eastern airline to start testing the International Air Transport Association (IATA) ‘Travel Pass’, the digital health passport . Saudia will start on the Kuala Lumpur-Jeddah […]

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Japan Airlines tests Common Pass, Verifly and IATA Travel Pass applications – Business Traveler

Japan Airlines has announced trials of no less than three digital health platforms, with the aim of implementing “standardized digital health checks on the carrier’s international flights.” JAL works with Common Pass, Verifly, and IATA Travel Pass on a variety of routes and dates, as carriers around the world try to familiarize themselves with different […]