Follow WHO guidance on cross-border travel

IATA called on states to follow new guidance on travel from the World Health Organization (WHO). The guidance recommends a risk-based approach to implementing measures related to COVID-19 and international travel.


Inconsistency disrupts European summer travel

Airlines and airports have warned of major operational risks due to the inconsistent approach by Member States in applying the Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) across Europe. In a letter sent yesterday to EU Heads of State, the industry urged leaders to harmonize DCC verification standards and protocols, to avoid unnecessary airport queues and ensure a smooth passenger experience.  



Vaccinated passengers key to global best practice

IATA applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travelers. More than 20 countries have wholly or partially lifted restrictions for vaccinated travelers.