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Saudi links all domestic boarding passes with health app

The Tawakkalna application will show passenger status making the travel experience safer and more seamless

According to Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), all domestic airline passengers in Saudi Arabia will now have their boarding passes directly linked to their health status in the Tawakkalna application.

The GACA has completed linking boarding passes for domestic flights for all national airlines with the Tawakkalna application.

Boarding passes will now be issued electronically to passengers whose status in the application will show as: ‘immune’, ‘immune by first dose’, ‘immune by recovery’ or ‘no record of infection’.

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The move aims to improve passenger experience and ensure a healthy and safe travel journey at airports and within planes. The initiative includes support from various government agencies, including the Presidency of State Security, Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) and Ministry of Health, as well as the national airlines.

Saudi launched the Tawakkalna app last year to help track Covid-19 infections in the kingdom. It also provides vaccination information and infection status reports.

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