Sumary of Virgin Australia plans to order all staff members to be vaccinated:
- NCA NewsWire / Dan Peled Credit: News Corp AustraliaChief executive Jayne Hrdlicka said recent exposure of aircrew staff to passengers and through airports had “demonstrated that it only takes one person to create a knock-on effect which creates significant impacts for our employees and the community more broadly”.
- Camera IconMs Hrdlicka said it’s “clear that vaccination is the only way back to normal freedom”.
- NCA NewsWire / Sarah Marshall Credit: News Corp AustraliaQantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the airline’s new vaccination policy will provide a “safeguard” for employees “but also protect our customers and the communities we fly to”.
- “One crew member can fly into multiple cities and come into contact with thousands of people in a single day,” Mr Joyce said in a statement.