IATA interactive map tracks border closures

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IATA interactive map tracks border closures

June 14, 2020 - 22:58
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Frequent daily updates keep pace with fluid situation.

In order to provide travellers with the latest COVID-19 entry regulations by country, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has developed an online interactive world map. In a recent IATA-commissioned survey, more than 80 percent of travellers are more concerned about potential quarantine restrictions than actually catching the virus.

Utilising IATA’s Timatic database, it encompasses wide-ranging information on documentation that is required for international travel. To keep pace with the fluid COVID-19 situation, Timatic is updated more than 200 times daily to give accurate travel restrictions based on citizenship and country of residence.

Comprehensive Information

"As the aviation industry prepares to safely restart, travellers will need to know which countries’ borders are open and what health restrictions exist,” said IATA assistant director Anish Chand. "Travellers can rely on Timatic for comprehensive and accurate information on travel during the pandemic."

“We support the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) guidelines to harmonise the measures to keep people safe while travelling and provide the confidence to open borders without quarantine measures,” added Chand. “And this Timatic offering will be a vital tool for travellers who need easy access to accurate information on entry requirements.”

To see the interactive map, go to:

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