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Apple Maps Will Show COVID Health Measure Info for Airports

According to the latest news, the giant company Apple has updated its native Maps app with more helpful information. It will assist with travel while mitigating the spread of coronavirus. Significantly, iPhone, iPad, and Mac users will be available to see coronavirus health measure information for airports. Furthermore, it will provide a link to the airport’s COVID-19 advisory page.

Significantly, the new information is made available through a partnership with the Airports Council International. It provides details on coronavirus safety guidelines in effect at more than 300 airports around the world. The type of information provided includes requirements around COVID testing, mask usage, screening procedures, and any quarantine measures in effect. Apple aims to help make the process of traveling. Vaccination programs and other counterefforts help prompt a global travel recovery.

Earlier in March, Apple also added COVID-19 vaccination locations to Apple Maps for American users. Users can find it when searching via text, with Siri, or using the Find nearby feature.

In 2020, the company added testing sites in various locations worldwide and added coronavirus information modules to cards for other businesses.

This Will Make This Crucial Data Much More Broadly Accessible to Travelers

 

According to ACI World Director General Luis Felipe de Oliveira, air travel recovery will rely on passenger confidence in the industry’s focus on their health and well-being. He claims that this information will make this crucial data much more broadly accessible to travelers.

ACI World Director said that it would help passengers to plan their journeys and be reassured that their health and safety remain a priority for the industry.

General Luis Felipe de Oliveira says they all work towards a continued return to operations and global connectivity.

Remarkably, you can find crucial COVID-19 guidance for airports and traveling when pulling one up in Apple Maps and looking just below the “Directions” button. It will also include a link to an airport’s specific travel guidance.

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