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Coronavirus 16-06-2021

COVID-19 travel certificate rolled out in Belgium

A COVID-19 travel certificate expected to greatly simplify travel within the EU has been made available in Belgium from Wednesday (16 June), the country’s authorities confirmed.
Aviation 03-06-2021

European air lobbies fear summer chaos at airports

A year after the coronavirus pandemic emptied airports, air travel associations fear chaos during Europe's summer holiday season as travellers could wait hours before boarding planes due to health checks.
Health 12-05-2021

EU confident of COVID-19 travel certificate for summer

The European Commission expects to finish work soon on a COVID-19 certificate that could allow citizens to travel more easily this summer in the 27-nation bloc, the EU executive said after a meeting with European affairs ministers.
Health 05-05-2021

Italy, G20 look to return of tourism

Italy is ready to welcome back travellers, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Tuesday (4 May) after hosting a G20 meeting that put tourism at the heart of the global post-pandemic recovery.
China 29-04-2021

Hungary eyes multiple vaccine passport deals, holds talks with China

Hungary will pursue bilateral agreements recognising COVID-19 vaccine certificates that would allow citizens to travel among participating countries, the prime minister's chief of staff said on Thursday (29 April).
Health 29-04-2021

Reynders warns of risks of disjointed COVID vaccine records

European Union countries introducing their own COVID vaccination certificates would have to grapple with a myriad of disjointed systems if the bloc fails to build a shared one, a senior official said on Wednesday (28 April).
Transport 01-03-2021

‘COVID-19 passport’ could widen social gap between rich and poor, expert warns

The president of the Spanish Association of Vaccinology (AEV), Amos Garcia, firmly opposes a European "COVID-19 passport" that would grant travel privileges to those vaccinated because it could widen the “social gap” between rich and poor countries, not only in Europe but also worldwide.