Emirates Airline to trial Iata’s coronavirus travel passport ‘within days’

SourceThe National
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

Emirates Airline will begin to trial a coronavirus travel passport at Dubai International Airport within days, a senior executive said. Adel Al Redha, chief operations officer, said app-based travel passports were just one measure that could be used to kick-start air travel again. The digital travel pass created by International Air Transport Association (Iata) is a free app that allows users to upload pre-departure test results. It will soon also allow travellers to share their vaccine records and test in a verifiable and safe manner.

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