The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is encouraged by the comments of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travellers from the US.
Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director General commented: ‘The IATA Travel Pass can help industry and governments manage and verify vaccination status, as it does with testing certificates. But we are still awaiting the development of globally recognized standards for digital vaccine certificates.
As a first step, it is vital that the EU accelerates adoption of the European Green Certificate. President von der Leyen’s comments should add urgency to this work.’