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An Air Canada 737MAX. Both Transport Canada and EASA, Europe's aviation safety board, have said that they want to see Boeing make more MAX fixes before approving the aircraft for commercial service. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Air Canada Airport COVID-19 Testing Trial Shows Promising Results

In September Air Canada partnered with a Canadian lab and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority to test arriving passengers for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction test at Toronto’s Pearson Airport directly upon their arrival and then two tests that would be self-collected at seven days after arrival and at 14 days after arrival. This was part of a broad study to understand if a 14-day quarantine was really necessary for incoming international travel. This 14-day quarantine imposed by many…