UK to test vaccine validation system
British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and London Heathrow International Airport Launched a pilot program to demonstrate that it is possible to check the vaccination status of passengers before and after each flight, with the aim of helping the British government introduce quarantine exemptions.
routes for this test Los Angeles, New York (USA), Athens (Greece) and Montego Bay (Jamaica). Travelers must present their COVID-19 vaccination certificates in digital or paper format, and both airlines and airports must demonstrate that vaccination status can be quickly and easily verified before being allowed to enter the country. is.
The data will then be shared with the UK government, to provide information To support the introduction of schemes to exempt travelers from quarantine.
we are working together @Virgin Atlantic And @Heathrow Airport Allows to show that it is possible to verify fully vaccinated travelers arriving in the UK @10 Downing Street To remove quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers from ‘Amber List’ countries. https://t.co/FZ9H8l9D54
— British Airways (@British_Airways) July 7, 2021
According to British Airways, internationally recognized vaccination passports will be accepted, including the UK National Health Service (NHS) app, card, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the EU credential Covid Digital.
English will confirm information through app VeriFly, while Virgin Atlantic will verify vaccination status through its application fly ready, developed in association with Delta Air Lines, and supported by the analytics platform Trust Assure.
As the trial progresses, the options for customers will increase, including the use of International Air Transport Association (IATA) digital passports.
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