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IATA launches interactive map for latest aviation COVID-19 restrictions

IATA launches interactive map for latest aviation COVID-19 restrictions

The International air transport Association (IATA) has launched a web interactive map. To provide travelers with the most recent Covid-19 entry regulations by country.

The map depends on IATA’s Timatic database which contains comprehensive information on documentation required for international travel.

To keep pace with the dynamic situation with respect to Covid-19. Timatic is updated more than two hundred times per day to provide accurate travel restrictions specific to the current pandemic, based on one’s citizenship and country of residence.

“As the aviation industry prepares to safely restart, travelers will need to know which countries’ borders are open and what health restrictions exist.

“Travelers can rely on Timatic for comprehensive and accurate info on travel throughout the pandemic,’’ said Anish Chand, IATA assistant director, Timatic.

In a recent survey commissioned by IATA relating to concerns, people had regarding air travel post-crisis. More than eighty percent of travelers said they’re as concerned about potential quarantine restrictions as they are about actually catching the virus during travel.

With the uncertainties and quickly ever-changing health restrictions from one country to the next throughout the pandemic. This new resource for travel planning could be timely.

“We support the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) guidelines to harmonize the measures to keep people safe. Whereas traveling provides the confidence to open borders without quarantine measures.

“And this Timatic offering will be a significant tool for travelers who need easy access to correct info on entry requirements,” said Chand.

IATA interactive map can be viewed here., also it can be viewed on mobile