UAE flights: Emirates passengers to EU can now use IATA Travel Pass
Dubai: Passengers traveling with Emirates airline to EU countries will be able to download their negative PCR test results and vaccination certificates taken anywhere in the country without having to go to specific laboratories.
Emirates customers simply need to download the IATA Travel Pass, scan the Travel Pass QR code from the Alhosn app and upload the results to the app. Citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates will also be able to download their negative PCR test results and vaccination certificates taken anywhere in the country without the need to visit specific laboratories.
The airline has worked closely with the Alhosn National Health System team to enable readability and recognition of customer health credentials with EU verified QR codes, including status COVID-19 vaccine and PCR test results, on the IATA Travel Pass.
This health data is stored in the national cloud with the highest privacy standards and policies set by the UAE Data Protection Law.
The new enhancements make it easier for Emirates customers to benefit from the IATA Travel Pass and obtain their “Ok to Travel” prior to departure to any EU destination on the airline’s network.
By using the Alhosn app, Emirates customers traveling from the United Arab Emirates to the EU can also reliably demonstrate their COVID-19 health status and be able to enter hospitality and hospitality venues with ease. entertainment, attending events or engaging in other experiences requiring proof of negative test. results or vaccination. This minimizes the use of multiple apps to demonstrate testing and vaccination status in the EU, and also enables safer and more convenient travel for Emirates customers.
“As part of Emirates’ plan to implement digital travel verification and make the travel process more transparent, we are improving the customer experience throughout the trip in terms of administration and uploading test results and proof of vaccination, in partnership. with Alhosn, ”said Adel Al Redha, Emirates COO.
“Our partnership with Emirates is a great demonstration of the importance and satisfaction of creating safe, secure and enjoyable technology integrations,” said the Alhosn National Health System team.
In July, Emirates integrated Alhosn’s national healthcare system via the national cloud into its registration systems, enabling rapid digital retrieval and verification of COVID-19 medical records, regardless of where customers of the United Arab Emirates have completed their vaccination, or PCR, COVID-19. testing. Customers’ COVID-19 health information is handled in a highly secure manner with data privacy protocols and is immediately deleted from Emirates systems once verification is complete.
Emirates was one of the first airlines in the industry to test the IATA Travel Pass and offers the solution to customers serving 50 cities across its network.