SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — There will soon be an app for international travelers that stores all their COVID-19 testing results and other important data to enable swifter, safer border crossings during the pandemic.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is in the final stage of developing a new digital health passport.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Driver Dies, 3 Teen Passengers Injured in Saturday-Night Crash Near Davis
It is called the IATA Travel Pass.READ MORE: Suspect Resisting Arrest Shoots Himself in the Foot During Struggle With Sunnyvale Police
The passes allow airlines to collect and standardize passenger coronavirus data concerning COVID-19 vaccinations and test results.
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The IATA Travel Pass be in the form of a contactless travel app and will launch in the first quarter of 2021 for Apple devices, and in April, for Android.