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Canada Is The Only Country In The World Adding Travel Restrictions

Covid may no longer be the serious health emergency it once was, largely due to herd immunity and vaccination, but instead of dropping all travel rules collectively, some countries continue outpacing other slower ones. In the Western Hemisphere, Canada is one of a very few that is not only keeping strict border regulations in place, …

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IATA Calls For An End To All Remaining Travel Restrictions In Europe

Following the waning of Omicron infections across Europe, which influenced a number of countries to finally loosen strict travel rules, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has joined the Airports Council International (ACI) in further pressuring the continent to lift all remaining restrictions ahead of the busy summer season. Although some European nations, such as …

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IATA Urges All Countries To Remove Restrictions For Vaccinated Travelers

Citing a supposed ineffectiveness of overly strict border measures, IATA (an acronym for International Air Transport Association) has called on all countries to remove restrictions for travelers, especially those who are vaccinated. The association joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in slamming travel bans, and particularly testing regimes which place a disproportionate burden on passengers. …

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IATA Criticizes France After Going Against EU And Using Stricter Entry Requirements

Since the Omicron variant was detected in South Africa last month, it’s set a wave of new travel restrictions across the globe, and particularly within Europe. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has criticized the latest restrictions from France, urging them to harmonize their approach with the rest of the European Union. IATA Criticizes France …

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IATA Calls For International Entry Requirements To Be Simplified For Travelers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for international travel to be simplified. The influential group has called upon governments around the world to make several changes, such as putting into place “simple, predictable and practical” measures, that would ensure travel could go ahead in the easiest and safest possible ways in the future. …

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UK and EU Travel Certificates Added To IATA Travel Pass

The Covid-19 travel certificates currently being used by the United Kingdom and throughout the European Union are set to be integrated with the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass. The move is bound to streamline the travel process the millions around the world, providing a convenient way to store important information for travelers. The …

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Travelers Are Confident In Flying Again IATA Survey Reveals

As the pandemic continues to drag on, and as more and more rules and regulations are stopped, started and changed by the day, travelers would be forgiven for having a sense of unease when it comes to getting on a flight once more. However, a recent survey has shown that this might not actually be …

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Airline Industry Travel Pass Is Expected To Be Ready In Next Few Weeks

Due to the pandemic, traveling has become a much more complicated affair than it once was. With the constant changing of restrictions, requirements and border closures, it can be hard for travelers to know what they need, and where it is needed for. However, one such innovation has been designed with ease of travel in …

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Air New Zealand To Trial Vaccine Passport On International Flights

How it works Users will be able to create a digital health wallet connected to their e-passport. Once tested or vaccinated, labs will securely transfer the results to the user’s app. The information can then be used to determine whether the traveler fits the health and safety standards of the country they are planning to …

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IATA Announces Key Features Of New Travel Pass App

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently outlined the steps for travelers to create an E-Passport on their soon to be released app, Travel Pass, using facial recognition features to match biometrics data contained in passport chips.  They also shared key priorities in the Travel Pass, which include data privacy and security, global standards to …

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