(30 Nov 2021)
 
Finnair is launching a new digital tool with
which customers can confirm their coronavirus vaccine certificates before
their journey.

The service will be available from 3
December 2021 for travellers from Finland to Austria, Belgium,
Czech Republic, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway,
Spain and Switzerland as part of the current check-in done online
or through the Finnair app.

Early next year, an upload
functionality will be added to the tool which enables customers to upload or
scan their COVID vaccine certificates for verification. With this feature
in place, the service will become available for more destinations
and customers.

Finnair A350-900 reg: OH-LWD. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

With the tool, travellers can confirm that they have
the COVID certificates required by the destination authorities. They can do this as part of the check-in online or through
the Finnair app.

Customers will get a “clear to travel”
confirmation together with an online boarding pass. No certificate
checks are needed at the airport. However, corona related travel
documents may still be required at the destination.

“The tool is designed to make travelling smoother
for our customers, as they can go directly to bag drop or via
security check to the boarding gate, without having to show their
corona certificates at the airport. They can also travel with more
peace of mind, as they already know in advance that their
documents are confirmed,” said Sami Suokas, responsible
for airport customer processes at Finnair. Authorities may still
check documents on arrival, so customers must be prepared to
present them. It is always the traveller’s responsibility to
ensure they have the relevant documentation for entry.


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