Travelport has launched an Airline Health & Safety
The tool, which is free of charge and
available to both Travelport customers and the wider industry,
highlights the safety measures being undertaken by more than 80 of
the world’s largest airlines.
It is delivered to both online and offline
travel agencies through the recently launched Travelport COVID19 Smartpoint Plugin, Travelport’s API-based merchandising solution,
Branded Fares Data File, and the company’s COVID19 Resource Hub,
which is also available to the general public.
Kyle Moore, Global Head of Customer Strategy and
Marketing, Travelport, said, “In recent months, the travel
industry has introduced a wide array of robust health and safety
measures to enable a safe and responsible return for travel. As we
sit at the heart of the industry, both aggregating, and enabling
the merchandising of, travel content from all corners of the
world, we are in a natural position to bring this information into
a single place and deliver it to travel agents and travelers.
Using our leading technology, we believe this tool will help
travelers to match their travel needs with the safety measures
they expect, bringing back confidence in travel and supporting a
strong industry recovery.”
The Travelport Airline Health & Safety Tracker
monitors the use of seven sought-after safety measures: mandated
use of face masks, socially distanced seating, temperature checks
before boarding, improved air filtration, enhanced cleaning
programs, reduced onboard food and beverage services, and mandated
traveler health certification or declaration. The data is
presented in a simple visual format and is updated by Travelport
on a weekly basis.
In the Travelport COVID19 Smartpoint Plugin,
which can be downloaded from Travelport Marketplace, the
information is available alongside details on government
restrictions, lockdowns and safety measures and is updated on a
As the airline safety information is also
available through Travelport Branded Fares Data File, Travelport’s
online travel agency, corporate booking tool, and travel
meta-search customers can easily integrate Travelport Airline
Health & Safety Tracker data into their own booking tools.
Additionally, all of the information is available
on the Travelport COVID19 Resource Hub, along with comprehensive
information on travel restrictions across the world; airline,
hotel and car policy trackers; direct links to Travelport support
services, and guides on the best way to use technology during the
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