New Airport Health Screenings Would Impact Corporate Pre-Trip Prep

The International Air Transport Association plans to hold virtual meetings with governments and other stakeholders as soon as this month to kickstart coordination on health screenings and travel restrictions. The outcome would have implications for travel management programs in terms of communications with travelers and pre-trip authorization processes.

During an April 7 press briefing, IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac discussed the need for a "managed and predictable" global approach, rather than unilateral government action. 

"The key issue is what type of controls or testing for Covid-19 will be imposed on passengers . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.
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