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