Emirates has become the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association (IATA) IATA Travel Pass to all its destinations within five continents.
Following successful tests carried out during April on selected routes from its Dubai hub, Emirates gradually expanded this pilot project. Until signing a contract with IATA to establish this digital health pass as a solution throughout your global network.
IATA’s Senior Vice President of Operations, Security and Safety, Nick Careen, noted that the implementation of the IATA Travel Pass across Emirates’ global network consolidates its role as a “key player in managing the complex verification of sanitary criteria. Necessary to travel”.
“By providing passengers with a one-stop-shop 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 at document controls, for the benefit of travelers, airlines, airports, and governments,” said the vice president.
For his part, Emirates Chief Operating Officer Adel Al Redha stressed that Emirates continues to invest in technology and solutions to offer customers seamless travel and contactless experiences in times of pandemic while managing controls of documents quickly and efficiently.
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