Air France pilots blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system

Air France pilots blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system

With travel and tourism being one of the hardest-hit industries by the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdowns, several stakeholders are increasingly prioritizing digital and contactless solutions.

In this vein, Air France has partnered with MedAire, SGS, International SOS, and the International Chamber of Commerce to test a blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system.

Beginning from March 11, Air France will begin the pilot test of the ICC AOKpass system developed by MedAire and the International SOS. The ICC AOKpass is an app that travelers can install on their smartphones that contains a secure record of their COVID-19 test results from approved labs.

With the app, travelers need not present a paper test result as the ICC AOKpass will serve…

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