France Plans Talks on U.S. Flights as It Trials Vaccine Passport

April 27, 2021, 1:31 PM

France said it’s moving toward a rollout of so-called vaccine passports aimed a jump-starting travel as trials start on internal flights, while planning discussions on the reopening of trans-Atlantic services.

The country’s year-old Covid-19 tracing app has been equipped with a new function to host virus test results and inoculation records and is being deployed on short-haul services between Paris and the Mediterranean island of Corsica, French Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said Tuesday.

Talks have been held with the U.K. on bilateral travel arrangements and discussions with the U.S. will be next, Djebbari said in a briefing at the capital’s...

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