Chief Executive, Alan Joyce, said in the future international travelers will need to prove they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 before boarding.
In an interview with Australia's Nine’s A Current Affair broadcaster, Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Qantas Airlines, was asked about the airline’s policy and what changes will take place once the vaccine is distributed to the community. He replied that the company is looking for a policy change. Once a virus vaccine is available widely, passengers should use it before they can travel abroad. "We will ask people to have a vaccination before they can get on the aircraft... for international visitors coming out and people leaving the country, we think that's a necessity," he told the broadcaster.
In August, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said it was likely that any successful vaccine would become "as mandatory as you could possibly make it. There are always exemptions for any vaccine on medical grounds, but that should be the only basis," he told radio station 3AW.
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