Air India passengers flying out must show mandatory QR code for negative COVID test

Mandatory QR code - Air India plane

They will need to display a quick response barcode proving a negative RT-PCR report. International passengers flying Air India out of India are required to carry a negative RT-PCR test report and the mandatory QR code linked with that original report. The requirement is mandated to help reduce the instance of forged or false negative resorts. A significant number of faked negative reports were being carried by passengers travelling out of India. The mandatory QR code linked to genuine test results is meant to make it more difficult – if…

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PayPal QR codes roll out at Munich Airport

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The first European airport has now launched the quick response codes for mobile payments. Munich is now home to the first European airport to launch PayPal QR codes. These allow travelers and employees of the airport to use mobile payments at all the shops and Eurotrade retail subsidiaries. There are 41 shops in the retail section of the Munich Airport, all of which use the barcode. The types of retailer using mobile payments through PayPal QR codes include everything from news, fashion brands, jewelry and watches. All customers need to…

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AT&T, Delta and Apple partner in 5G iPhone 12 rollout for flight attendants

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The partnership will deploy the smartphone upgrade to about 19,000 of the airline’s employees. Delta flight attendants will be receiving new 5G iPhone 12 upgrades as a result of a new partnership between the airline, AT&T and Apple. The 19,000 flight attendants will receive the smartphones as the airline upgrades its entire device fleet. The companies have announced that their partnership will upgrade all the airline’s devices to the 5G iPhone 12 models. In this way, all the airline’s flight attendants will have smartphones that are 5G compatible. AT&T issued…

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Pandemic spikes popularity of virtual reality travel

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As lockdowns slammed borders and tourism hot spots shut, people continue to want to see the world. Virtual reality travel hasn’t come anywhere close to replacing in-person tourism, but it has rapidly spiked in popularity since the pandemic started. VR technology has made it possible for people to experience sites from around the world, without having to leave a living room. As countries closed borders in response to pandemic waves, people remained curious about the world. That said, just because it wasn’t possible or safe to see the various sites…

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