LATAM Airlines Group has now started using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass app to help its passengers easily manage travel requirements and documents.
The pilot phase began on July 14 and will end on July 2. Passengers can volunteer to use the Travel Pass on select flight routes, from Lima to Miami, Lima to Santiago de Chile, Santiago de Chile to Lima, and Santiago de Chile to Miami. Their information on COVID-19 tests and vaccinations will be stored in the app for easy access.
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Participants who complete each step of the trial phase, including the survey at the end, will receive 1,000 LATAM Pass bonus miles as a reward.
“This is excellent news for our passengers who wish to join voluntarily. Having more automated and contactless processes is a new reality for everyone, and this pilot with IATA Travel Pass supports this transformation for LATAM and for the entire industry ”, said Paulo Miranda, Vice President of Group Customers LATAM Airlines.
Several different airlines around the world have tested the IATA Travel Pass. Etihad Airlines, Singapore International Airlines and Virgin Atlantic were among the first to launch these tests of the pass, created in November 2020.
“We are delighted that LATAM has placed its trust in the IATA Travel Pass,” said Peter Cerdá, IATA Regional Vice President for the Americas. “Tools like this are essential in restarting the airline industry and reconnecting the world, making it possible to reopen borders safely and smoothly. , giving governments assurance that travelers have met health requirements, speeding up migration processes and simplifying the passenger experience.
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