IIATA to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, have signed an agreement to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. The agreement will make Unilabs one of the first major lab groups… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport opens new Covid-19 testing facility

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has today (19 Apr 2021) opened a new Covid-19 testing facility with leading global diagnostics company, Randox. The test centre, purpose-built by leading Belfast building firm H&J Martin, offers quick and affordable PCR and antigen (lateral flow) tests, with its opening coinciding with… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International and Glasgow airports introduces new rapid COVID-19 testing facilities

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New rapid COVID-19 testing facilities have been introduced at Aberdeen International and Glasgow airports. The terminal-based facilities offer both PCR and antigen testing for passengers currently travelling for essential purposes during lockdown. AGS Airports Ltd has introduced the new testing facilities in its Scottish airports in partnership… Read the full press release

XpresCheck™ COVID-19 testing facilities opens at Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport

Pre-security locations allow access to all passengers, regardless of airline Washington DC, USA, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in conjunction with XpresSpa Group, Inc., a health and wellness company, announced Monday the opening of two XpresCheck™ COVID-19 testing facilities located at Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport. This… Read the full press release

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority implement digital verification of traveller medical records for COVID-19 testing and vaccination

Dubai to become one of the world’s first cities to implement digital verification of passenger medical records relating to COVID-19 testing and vaccination Dubai, UAE, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today (25 February 2021) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to position Dubai as one… Read the full press release

CVG offers On-site rapid COVID-19 testing thru Skyology Lab partnership

ERLANGER, Ky., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ —The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is partnering with Skyology Lab, a local leader in rapid result PCR/Antigen/Antibody testing to allow travelers and the general public to obtain COVID-19 test results in 35 minutes at the airport. The testing site is now open, located in CVG’s Terminal to the left side… Read the full press release

Hyatt resorts in Latin America offers complimentary on-property COVID-19 testing for guests traveling to the U.S.

New on-property COVID-19 tests and special Travel Delay Rate offer peace of mind and convenience for travelers visiting Hyatt hotels in Mexico, Costa Rica, the Caribbean and South America CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Driven by Hyatt’s purpose of care and to support the wellbeing of guests, World of Hyatt members and… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport expands coronavirus testing capacity

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As of tomorrow (Thursday), coronavirus testing capacity at the Zurich Airport testing centre is to be expanded through the addition of provider Ender Diagnostics. The COVID tests offered by this service will be carried out via saliva samples rather than nasal swabs. Test results will be available… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and SYNLAB partner to provide airport customers access to Covid-19 testing service

London, UK, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and SYNLAB, the leading medical diagnostic services provider in Europe, have teamed up to provide airport customers with access to a high quality Covid-19 testing service which could reduce the time they need to quarantine following their flight to England. The new Covid-19 testing service… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport launches COVID-19 testing services for departure passengers

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — To facilitate the need of COVID-19 test result for travel purpose, COVID-19 testing services for departure passengers will be available at two non-restricted area locations of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) starting 8 December. The specimens will be tested by HKSAR Government recognised local COVID-19 nucleic… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays partner with testing firms to offer convenient and affordable testing to passengers

The partnerships will help customers get access to convenient, reliable and affordable pre-departure testing at preferential rates This follows the Government’s ‘Test to Release’ announcement which reduces quarantine following a negative test result after five day The airline is continuing to explore ways of working with different governments and industry partners to test the efficacy… Read the full press release

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® launch optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial

London, UK, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing trial Tuesday, 17 November2020: American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate… Read the full press release

ACI and IATA to governments: coordinated approach to testing can help safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity

Direct financial assistance and coordinated global action on testing needed  Montreal and Geneva, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reinforced the urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity and to prevent the… Read the full press release

IATA: The key to restoring the freedom of mobility across borders is systematic COVID-19 testing of all travelers before departure

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an alternative to quarantine measures in order to re-establish global air connectivity. IATA will work through the International Civil… Read the full press release

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility to open at Bristol Airport

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility is to open at Bristol Airport as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing for thousands more NHS and other key workers. LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The site sits alongside a rapidly expanding network of testing sites being set up around the UK, and… Read the full press release