Developers of the first digital "vaccine passports" for post-pandemic travel said the applications are designed for ease of use, and engineered to eventually mate with other travel platforms.
The Clear trusted-traveler program is evaluating a Covid-19 test or vaccination-verification app on certain flights into Hawaii.
Meanwhile, organizations like the nonprofit Commons Project Foundation and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are unveiling apps that allow cross-border travelers to demonstrate they have had the COVID-19 test or a vaccination.
Health pass apps aim to navigate users through data entry, while minimizing the information they must input, partly through functions like passport-chip scanning.
IATA's Alan Murray Hayden thinks gradual adoption of such apps will provide a kind of herd immunity for lines at the airport.
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