IATA Travel Pass

IATA

Travel Pass

IATA Travel Pass allows you to create a digital version of your test results on your phone and speed up your check-in at the airport. Securely share your passport details with participating clinics in Abu Dhabi so that they can verify your digital identity before sending back your electronic COVID-19 test result.  The test result is then validated against the travel rules enabling you to show and share evidence that you are fit to fly at the airport.

Available on all Etihad flights departing from Abu Dhabi to North America from 15 April to 31 May 2021 and you will need an ‘ePassport’ so that the app can verify your identity.

Faster check-in, free Wi-Fi on board

Download the app and enter the activation code 123412

Securely share your passport details with the participating clinics below and receive your test results through the app

Present your results at the airport to show you are fit to fly

Enjoy up to 90mb of wifi on board

Book your PCR test in Abu Dhabi or Dubai

To use IATA Travel Pass, you can choose from the participating labs below in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.  

LifeDx Downtown branch - Abu Dhabi

  • Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street Marina Plaza
  • Book at lifedx.net/etihad and select the LifeDx Abu Dhabi Downtown branch
  • Benefit from fast-track access with the IATA app. Simply inform reception staff when you arrive

Biogenix - Abu Dhabi

  • Masdar City: Unit 2-2, Tristar Warehouse, Opposite Ryan International School, Masdar City
  • Walk-in appointments available. More at biogenix.ae
  • Join the priority queue with the IATA app. Simply inform reception staff when you arrive

Unilabs Diagnostics – Abu Dhabi

  • 0 Floor, C18- Corniche Building
  • Email infoME@unilabs.com to book
  • Google Maps
  • Benefit from fast track processing and get your results in six hours with the IATA app. Simply inform reception staff when you arrive

Unilabs Middle East – Dubai

  • 1st Floor, Block B, Al Hudaiba Awards Buildings – Dubai
  • Email infoME@unilabs.com to book
  • Google Maps
  • Benefit from fast track processing and get your results in six hours with the IATA app. Simply inform reception staff when you arrive

Who can use the IATA Travel Pass app?

If you are flying from Abu Dhabi to the USA or Canada with Etihad, and you are an iPhone user, you can use this app which is currently available on iOS, as part of a wider global trial.

You will need an ‘ePassport’ with a chip in it so the app can verify your identity.

As a thank you for taking part, you’ll receive a complimentary Wi-Fi voucher at check-in. Vouchers will be provided on a first come first served basis for travel up to 31 May 2021 subject to availability. Download IATA Travel Pass today from the App Store and enter the activation code 123412.

Remember to print a copy of your PCR certificate results which may be needed by the immigration authorities during your trip. Currently the trial is only available on iOS and for tests taken at participating clinics in Abu Dhabi listed above.

How does it work?

To use the IATA Travel Pass application, you need to have an ePassport and a compatible iOS phone. Once downloaded, you can create your digital identity and load your flights by:

  1. Taking a selfie and a short video of your face
  2. Scanning your passport
  3. Loading your trips
  4. Following the instructions given by the notifications presented on your phone

Watch this short video to get you started. Then simply scan your IATA Travel Pass QR code at check-in at Abu Dhabi International airport to receive your free Wi-Fi voucher.

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