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An Air Canada 737MAX. (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…