With CommonPass, travelers would take a COVID-19 test at a certified lab, then the results would be uploaded to their phone. Then they would complete any other health-related questionnaires required by the country to which they’re traveling.
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Before boarding, airlines can use CP to check whether travelers have met the entry requirements. This can be done by simply scanning a QR code generated by the app.
Even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, these ‘health passports’ could be used to offer evidence that a traveler has been vaccinated – not just for COVID-19, but for any other diseases.
The first iteration of these new “health passports” will be put to the test on Wednesday when a small group of passengers flying from the UK to the US.
Passengers flying from London’s Heathrow Airport to Newark on a United Airlines flight on Wednesday will be part of the first wave of test subjects.