Air Canada is helping Canadians overcome one of the last hurdles to restarting travel.
In partnership with Switch Health, it’s making portable COVID-19 self-test kits available to travellers to take with them on their trips.
In an exclusive video interview with Open Jaw’s Nina Slawek, Mark Nasr, Senior Vice President, Products, Marketing and eCommerce at Air Canada, explains how it works – and how this is a gamechanger for getting Canadians to return to travel.
The Switch Health RT-LAMP Test Kits offer both molecular and antigen tests. They can be used for U.S. travel and around the world – and crucially, meet the requirements to have a negative molecular test taken no more than 72 hours prior to re-entering Canada.
This allows Canadians to avoid finding and taking up valuable vacation time using a travel testing clinic abroad.
Tests are conducted under the remote supervision of a Telehealth professional from …