Rome — The coronavirus pandemic has made travel extra difficult for everybody, from airways to safety personnel and, in fact, passengers. Europe has began slicing a number of the pink tape limiting worldwide travel with its personal model of a COVID-19 “passport.”
Now, for many Europeans trying to transfer across the continent, the “Green Pass” is as essential an merchandise to examine off the travel preparation record as tickets and luggage.
As CBS News correspondent Chris Livesay studies, at check-in, passengers can now use the smartphone app to point out they have been vaccinated, examined unfavourable, or recovered from the virus earlier than they board.
“We’re lucky to have an app that’s so easy to use,” mentioned Leo Roussell as he ready to fly from Paris to Corsica.
Livesay gave the Green Pass app a attempt himself in Rome, and he additionally discovered it fairly straight ahead.
“We need to reconnect people and societies in a safe way,” mentioned Ivan Bassato, the chief aviation officer for Rome’s airports. “People don’t travel only for holiday. They travel to meet parents that they haven’t seen in more than a year. During a pandemic, we need to ensure as an industry that it’s done safely.”
The Green Pass,…