The manual will help to move the industry beyond measures such as quarantine as it provides guidance for countries in implementing COVID-19 testing programmes.
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ICAO's new manual will work to help countries assess their overall air transport public health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two facilities, which will be operated by Randox and RocDoc, will offer the option of either a drive-through or walk-in test and PCR or LAMP testing.
The UK government has announced the removal of Turkey, Poland, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba from its travel exemptions list following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
The open letter to the President of the European Commission has called for the development of an EU COVID-19 testing protocol for travel.
ACI World's new Check & Fly app will work to increase passenger confidence in the aviation industry’s focus on health and welfare.
With a coordinated and consistent global approach to COVID-19, BARIG has said that passenger confidence in travelling will be restored.
Around 40 airport operators and airlines are currently involved in the EASA and ECDC COVID-19 guidelines monitoring programme, with Istanbul Airport being among the most recent additions.
International Airport Review spoke with EASA about the importance of having a consistent approach to COVID-19 health safety, and to learn more about its new aviation guidelines that were developed with ECDC.
Munich Airport joins a selection of other European airports in implementing the COVID-19 recommendations devised by the EASA and ECDC.
ACI Europe's commitments and recommendations focus on the safe resumption of European aviation as COVID-19 travel restrictions begin to ease.
The three associations have welcomed the European Commission's call to lift all remaining COVID-19 European travel restrictions, including quarantine.
Charles de Gaulle Airport is among 10 other aviation stakeholders to join EASA's programme to assess the effectiveness of its COVID-19 safety measures.
Now part of EASA's COVID-19 programme, Brussels Airport has introduced a wide range of new health measures in order to keep passengers safe.
The first 10 companies to join EASA's COVID-19 programme include seven airports and airport operators from across Europe, as well as three airlines.