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Delta to offer quarantine-free entry into Italy. The new trans-Atlantic COVID-19 testing program is a collaboration between Delta Air Lines, the Aeroporti di Roma and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to eliminate quarantine requirement.
“Carefully designed COVID-19 testing protocols are the best path for resuming international travel safely and without quarantine until vaccinations are widely in place,” said Steve Sear, Delta President – International and Executive Vice President - Global Sales. “Safety is our core promise – it’s at the center of this pioneering testing effort and it’s the foundation of our standards for cleanliness and hygiene to help customers feel confident when they fly Delta.”
“Based on the modeling we have conducted, when testing protocols are combined with multiple layers of protection, including mask requirements, proper social distancing and environmental cleaning, we can predict that the risk of COVID-19 infection – on a flight that is 60 percent full – should be nearly one in a million,” said Henry Ting, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Value Officer, Mayo Clinic.
Delta has also been working closely with the Georgia Department of Public Health on this effort.
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