Digital verification of the “Covid-19” records of Emirates Airline travelers


Dubai: “The Gulf”

On Thursday, Emirates Airlines and the Dubai Health Authority signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at making Dubai one of the first cities in the world to apply digital verification of travelers’ medical records for “Covid-19” tests and vaccines.
The MoU was signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chief Executive Officer and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the Group, and Awad Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said: Dubai is a leading global hub in the air transport industry, and it is also one of the most advanced cities in the world in terms of e-government services and innovation. The unification of our capabilities to implement digital verification of medical records for “Covid-19” is an obvious step that will allow us to verify documents without contact at Dubai International Airport, which will contribute to further improving the passenger experience, in addition to, of course, reliability, efficiency and compliance with the entry requirements imposed by it. Various destinations around the world.
His Highness added: Dubai will continue to lead the way in developing and implementing effective and balanced approaches to infection control, while facilitating travel and air transport, which are of utmost importance to global societies and economies.
Under the memorandum of understanding, Emirates Airlines and the Dubai Health Authority will work on linking the information technology systems of the laboratories approved by the authority with the reservation systems and travel procedures of Emirates Airlines, to allow the sharing and storage of health information for passengers related to “Covid-19” injuries, tests and vaccines, and to verify them in a safe and compatible manner. With the law. The two sides will immediately start work on the project, with the aim of putting it into practice in the service of passengers during the next few months.


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