British Airways has announced an enhancement to the Verifly digital health passport app, allowing the details of multiple users to be held on one device.

BA has been trialling the app – which enables customers to certify Covid-19 test certificates and required travel documentation before they leave home for their flights – for several months.

Previously the app could only accept the details of one user per device, but this has now been expanded to up to nine users, in what BA said effectively amounted to “a family pass”.

Customers can download the app to their mobile device from the Apple or Google Play stores, and then check that they meet the entry requirements of their destination “by providing digital health document verification and confirming eligibility”. Once submitted the app will provide either a ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’ message.

BA stresses that use of the app is optional, and passengers can instead provide evidence that they meet entry requirements at check-in should they prefer.

This month the carrier also launched a trial of Covid-19 certification on routes to India, with travellers able to upload their documents directly into their booking on the BA website.

Review: the Verifly App