IATA

IATA expects to launch digital Covid travel pass within weeks

The International Air Transport Association is expecting to release an app within weeks that verifies whether a passenger has had Covid-19 tests or vaccines required to enter a country. IATA said the main priority is to get people travelling again safely and believes its Travel Pass could be a global standardised solution. “To reopen borders without quarantines means governments need accurate info...

Open letter to G20 Employment Ministers

The following letter was sent as an open letter to G20 Employment Ministers from leaders of major global industry associations, including the travel and tourism sector, ahead of the Ministers’ 23 April ‘extraordinary’ virtual meeting: We, the leadership of major global industry associations, call on G20 Employment Ministers, ahead of their extraordinary meeting on 23 April 2020, to urgently remove...