IATA Prefers Off-Airport Virus Testing Instead Of Quarantines

passengers wearing masks
Credit: Embraer
IATA wants countries to mutually recognize and accept COVID-19 tests on passengers performed within 24 hours of their flight rather than institute lengthy quarantines on incoming travelers. In a media briefing June 16, IATA medical advisor David Powell acknowledged that no virus test was perfect...
Karen Walker

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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