Austrian Airlines CEO calls for international digital health solution to give aviation a ‘full boost

    Austrian Airlines CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech said (29-May-2021) it is important that the EU digital health certificate for COVID-19 vaccination/test certificates is followed by a “globally recognised solution in order to give aviation a full boost”. Given the rising global vaccination rate and falling infections numbers, the focus “lies increasingly on restoring global freedom of travel” said Mr von Hoensbroech. Trans-Atlantic travel is a “driving economic factor” and the prospect easing USEU air travel is therefore “essential”. Developing an international COVID-19 certificate would “give aviation an important uplift and enable a return to more flight connections and services at pre-crisis levels”. [more – original PR]

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