Qantas to call for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for international flights

Qantas Airways Chief Executive Officer has announced that the Australian flag carrier is scheduling to make COVID-19 vaccination required for all international vacationers boarding their flights.

In an interview with Australian tv information application, Alan Joyce claimed that a coronavirus shot might not be needed for domestic flights, but that it would be a “necessity” for intercontinental flights moving into and leaving Australia. 

Qantas main predicted that equivalent procedures would be adopted all over the world, and obligatory vaccination will likely turn into a new fact for global travelers all over the earth. 

The CEO stated Qantas has currently begun deciding whether it is necessary to impose a two-7 days quarantine on vacationers arriving in Australia. He included that the airline is presently testing the wastewater on its aircraft for Covid-19 as an more precaution. 

Joyce has previously warned air vacation will not return to pre-pandemic amounts until a coronavirus vaccine is greatly obtainable. In October, he cautioned that Qantas would only resume flights to the British isles and United States the moment a jab reaches the current market, “given the prevalence of the virus in the two countries.”

The strategy of developing COVID-19 “passports” that would allow for vaccinated or presumably immune individuals from touring freely has been floated because just about the begin of the overall health crisis. Speaking at the G20 summit previous week, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed introducing globally-identified health and fitness QR codes, saying it would aid to restore coronavirus-hit intercontinental trade and travel.