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    Qatar Airways trials vaccine verification via IATA Travel Pass

    The post Qatar Airways trials vaccine verification via IATA Travel Pass appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qatar Airways is the first airline to begin trialling Covid-19 vaccine authentication through the IATA Travel Pass mobile app, as the airline seeks to provide a more contactless, secure and seamless travel experience for its passengers. The trial will be rolled out in phases from July, beginning initially with cabin crew returning to Doha travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Sydney. Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to integrate vaccination certificates into IATA’s digital passport app Cabin crew will be able to upload their Qatar-issued Covid-19…

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    Caught trying to board an Emirates flight with fake boarding pass

    The post Caught trying to board an Emirates flight with fake boarding pass appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A 25-year-old Frenchman was found guilty of attempting to board an Emirates flight to Dubai without a ticket by using a forged boarding pass to fool airport security. Yann Ilunga attempted to board the flight in February 2020 at Manchester International Airport and was recently found guilty of attempting to defraud Emirates. According to a probation report, the attempted crime was the result of “poor planning and third-rate actions.” Llunga obtained a screenshot of a legitimate mobile boarding pass from a friend who was scheduled to fly from…

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    My Emirates Pass is Back to Sweeten 2021

    The post My Emirates Pass is Back to Sweeten 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, leisure destinations, and retail outlets across UAE. The pass has been extended this year giving customers even more chances to explore UAE for less. Emirates’ customers flying to and through Dubai from 1 January to 30 September 2021 can take advantage of the exclusive offers by simply presenting their Emirates boarding…

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    Etihad partners with IATA for Covid-19 Travel Pass

    The post Etihad partners with IATA for Covid-19 Travel Pass appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The International Air Transport Association and Etihad Airways have signed a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for guests. The mobile app is designed to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with government requirements for Covid-19 tests or vaccines. IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad’s guests on selected flights from Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of 2021. If successful, the pass will be extended to other destinations on the Etihad network. The IATA Travel Pass will enable Etihad’s guests to create a…

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    Air New Zealand’s global digital travel pass a reality soon

    The post Air New Zealand’s global digital travel pass a reality soon appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Air New Zealand customers and employees will be among the first to trial a digital initiative to get people moving safely across the globe again. With constantly changing entry and departure testing and paperwork requirements, the airline wants to streamline the health verification process to help customers know what they need to take their next international trip safely. The airline will trial the digital travel pass app developed by International Air Transport Association (IATA) on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. Air New Zealand chief digital officer Jennifer Sepull says…