Trial For Transmitting International Travelers’ Covid Test Results To Start This Week

A pilot program for transmitting certified Covid test results to smooth over international air travel hiccups will kick off this week for Cathay Pacific's Hong Kong-Singapore flights. United Airlines will add its flights between Newark and London later this month. The aim is to allow Covid-negative travelers to avoid quarantines that stymie business travel recovery.

Switzerland-based non-profit The Commons Project Foundation is working with The World Economic Forum on the initiative. First revealed in late summer, the program, called CommonPass, uses . . .

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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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