American, BA and oneworld trial trans-Atlantic COVID tests

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld plan to offer voluntary COVID-19 testing on flights between the US and London Heathrow (LHR) as they push to get international quarantine measures dropped.

The industry’s arguments that compulsory 14-day coronavirus quarantine should be axed in favour of testing to help re-open international travel have yet to gain significant traction with many governments and airlines have been intensifying their lobbying.

READ: Asia-Pacific airline bosses back global COVID testing regime.

Oneworld chief executive Rob Gurney said the airline alliance believed COVID-19 testing would play an important role in safely restarting international travel.

“A comprehensive testing program will provide read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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