Bei British Airways und American Airlines speichert man Impfung- und Testnachweis in der VeriFLY App …

Die große Stunde Travel Apps zur Speicherung von Covid-19 Testinfos und einer etwaigen Impfung hat geschlagen. Die Middle East Airlines setzen dabei auf die IATA Travel Pass App. British Airways und American Airlines starten mit VeriFLY durch.

Wird spannend, was sich durchsetzt. Keiner will für jede unterschiedliche Airline eine andere App.

Die Infos von British Airways:

“British Airways will be the first airline in the UK to trial VeriFLY, a mobile travel health passport
VeriFLY, will certify test certificates and required travel documentation on a personal mobile device, before leaving home and offer a fast track opportunity at the airport
British Airways is working with joint business and oneworld partner, American Airlines to trial the new app
Trial begins from February 4, 2021 on all transatlantic routes between London and the US
British Airways today announces that it will begin trialling a new travel health app, VeriFLY, with customers who are eligible to travel between London and the US from February 4.
The new digital health travel passport, which can be downloaded to a mobile device, is designed to offer peace of mind before travel by checking customers meet the entry requirements of their destination by providing digital health document verification and confirming eligibility. Use of the VeriFLY app will be optional and customers will also continue to be able to evidence they meet the US entry requirements at check-in.”


Die Infos von American Airlines:

“American Airlines is the first U.S. airline to introduce an easy way to provide results from a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test and other completed documents required for international travel into the United States. The VeriFLY app, a mobile health passport that helps customers understand and verify their travel requirements, will be available for travelers starting Saturday, Jan. 23, for travel from all international destinations. American is expanding access to the app in support of the U.S. government’s requirement that all passengers 2 years of age and older traveling to the United States from any international location test negative for COVID-19 within three calendar days of departure.
“We’re expanding our work with VeriFLY to quickly evolve our usage of the app and make international travel easier for our customers,” said Julie Rath, Vice President of Customer Experience at American. “We support the implementation of a global program to require COVID-19 testing for travelers to the United States, and we want to do everything we can to make travel a seamless experience for customers. We’ve received positive feedback about the app so far and look forward to more customers having the opportunity to use it.”
Customers can already use VeriFLY to streamline their travel from the U.S. to several countries including Jamaica, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. To date, thousands of American Airlines customers have traveled using the app.”

Zur Pressemitteilung: American Airlines Is First US Airline to Introduce Health Passport for All International Travel to US

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