Air Canada, WestJet, Pearson airport urge end to COVID-19 testing for vaccinated travellers

Summary by The Globe & Mail
Health experts are also questioning the value of the arrival testing rule, saying it diverts critical lab resources
4 months ago·Ottawa, Canada

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CBC News

Airlines seek end to mandatory COVID-19 testing of vaccinated passengers on arrival

Canada's largest airlines and its busiest airport asked the federal government Monday to drop its rule requiring vaccinated travellers to test on arrival for COVID-19.

4 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

Airlines and Pearson ask government to drop mandatory arrival testing requirement

Canada's largest airlines and the country's busiest airport are asking the federal government to drop its rule requiring mandatory arrivals testing for COVID-19.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Global News

Air Canada, WestJet, Pearson ask government to drop COVID arrival testing requirement

In a letter to the federal and Ontario governments, Air Canada, WestJet and Toronto Pearson are calling for a shift of the testing capacity from the airports to the community.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Financial Post

Air Canada, WestJet and Pearson urge end of mandatory COVID-19 testing at airports

Canada's two main airlines and its biggest airport are calling on the Canadian government to end mandatory COVID-19 testing at airports and shift those resources to communities where they are needed most. Read More

4 months ago·Canada
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The Globe & Mail

Air Canada, WestJet, Pearson airport urge end to COVID-19 testing for vaccinated travellers

Health experts are also questioning the value of the arrival testing rule, saying it diverts critical lab resources

4 months ago·Canada
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Winnipeg Free Press

Airlines, airport ask government to drop arrivals testing requirement

MONTREAL - Canada's largest airlines and its busiest airport asked the federal government Monday to drop its rule requiring vaccinated travellers to test on arrival for COVID-19. In a letter to Ottawa and the Ontario government, Air Canada, WestJet and Toronto's Pearson airport called for a shift of testing capacity from airports to the community. "As the government has ramped up testing at airports for international arrivals, we have seen front…

4 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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