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Centogene to work with Lufthansa and Fraport in COVID-19 testing at the Frankfurt airport

Centogene has partnered exclusively with Lufthansa and with Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, to offer COVID-19 testing to passengers flying to and from Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

The exclusive partnership for Frankfurt Airport with Lufthansa and Fraport starts immediately, and is expected to run until July 31, 2021. The significance is that passengers will need to be tested from different countries to enter Germany.

Passengers flying to or from Frankfurt Airport with Lufthansa will be able to perform the test at a sampling center conveniently located near the main terminal, Centogene said.

Dr. Volkmar Weckesser, Centogene Chief Information Officer, said: that with their medical partner Dr. Bauer Laboratoriums GmbH, Centogene can ensure a quick, accurate, and secure end-to-end solution that safely reopens air travel and further supports a return to a new normal for our societies and economies.

“By opening the test center, we are offering our guests a comfortable opportunity to test themselves for flights abroad or a stay in Germany to avoid quarantine,” said Dr. Björn Becker, Senior Director Product Management Ground & Digital Services at Lufthansa Group.

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