Great news – Italy implementing EU Health Pass, Norway easing restrictions, Qatar Airways

Written and Published June 14, 2021

Latest COVID-19 Travel and Airline News


Great news! Starting June 15, 2021, Italy will be launching the Digital COVID certificate! These certificates will use QR codes to provide digital proof that a person has either recovered from COVID-19, been fully vaccinated, or received a negative test result. You can read more here.


The government of Norway announced that fully vaccinated passengers, and those who have recovered from the COVID-19 virus in the last six months, will no longer have to quarantine upon entry. However, everyone will still be required to test at the border before entering Norway. You can read more here.


The Austrian government announced that passengers from countries with a low COVID-19 infection rate will now be able to enter the country without the need to quarantine. Passengers will still need to provide either a negative PCR test, proof of vaccination, or proof of a previous infection. You can read more here.

Interesting Loyalty Program Promotions

Air France - KLM Flying Blue

Air France - KLM Flying Blue just announced a brand new promotion during which members earn double Experience Points or XP! Flying Blue members can earn Double XP elite status credits on all Air France and KLM marketed flights. This offer from Flying Blue will be available for a limited time only between July 1 and December 31, 2021! You can read more here.

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways announced a brand new promotion, during which members can get up to 30% bonus when purchasing miles. This offer will be available through June 23, 2021. You can see all the details and purchase your miles here!