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Global Air Travel Industry Wants End to Covid-19 Controls

Airlines and airports are calling for all remaining COVID restrictions applying to intra-EU and Schengen area travel to be dropped.

EU Airports, Airlines: Studies Prove Covid-19 Travel Controls Ineffective

Blanket travel measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19’s Omicron have failed, global travel and tourism organizations say in a joint statement.

EU Proposes Restriction-free Travel for Digital Covid Certificate Holders

The EU is proposing for member states to implement a “person-based approach” and allow holders of valid EU digital Covid certificates to travel restriction-free.

Covid-19: EU Summit to Examine Freer Travel Movement, Simpler Rules 

EU leaders are expected to request the mutual recognition of Covid-19 certificates from third countries in an attempt to facilitate travel in and out of the EU. 

Europe Adopts Update on Covid-19 Travel Restrictions for Non-EU Citizens

The European Council has adopted a Commission proposal for updated recommendations on measures affecting non-essential travel into the EU from third countries.

EU States Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Guidelines 

EU member states have agreed on a set of guidelines that will allow for the establishment of an EU-wide accepted vaccination certificate.