Emirates will roll out the IATA Travel Pass to all of its destinations on six continents following successful trials launched in April. The airline expects the deployment to be completed by October.
Emirates COO Adel Al Redha said: “Emirates continues to invest in technology and solutions, like IATA Travel Pass, so that we can deliver seamless travel and contactless experiences to our customers. while allowing our airport teams to efficiently manage document controls. and in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Nick Careen, IATA Senior Vice President of Operations, Safety and Security, said: “Emirates’ implementation of the IATA Travel Pass across its global network strengthens its role as a key tool in managing the complex myriad of health credentials required for travel. By providing a one-stop-shop for passengers to demystify, manage and process these credentials through a secure automated process, they can arrive at the airport ready to fly using automated processes. This will avoid queues and congestion for document checks – to the benefit of travelers, airlines, airports and governments. “
IATA Travel Pass gives travelers access to over 1,500 Covid-19 testing laboratories while EU and UK citizens can also register their vaccination certificate on the app.