Qantas, Australian's largest airline, says that once a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available, it may require passengers to use it before they can travel abroad.
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Mark Metcalfe / Getty Imagescoronavirusvaccine becomes widely available, it may require passengers to use it before they can travel abroad.Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce said he’s been talking to his counterparts at other airlines around the world about the possibility of a “vaccination passport” for overseas travelers.
“We are looking at changing the terms and conditions to say for international travelers that we will ask people to have the vaccination before they get on the aircraft,” Joyce told Australia’s Network Nine television.Australia has imposed some of the most severe border restrictions in the world since the pandemic began, closing its borders to most international visitors. The country has weathered the pandemic, with nearly 28,000 cases and just over 900 deaths since pandemic began, fewer than many other nations of its size.
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In a memo distributed to teams, the NFL also outlined increased safety regulations for play-callers and said post-game interactions between players and staff would be limited.Players that failed to comply would be subject to discipline, the league said.
The league added that the maximum number of players permitted to travel to road games would be reduced to 62 and access to club facilities would be limited for non-essential personnel. All members of a team's traveling party must wear N95 or KN95 masks on team planes and buses, it said.
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Black market opportunity Stupid ideas all over the world. The HOAX has no cure. The New World Order is gaining Schwabsssss.. GOOD!! I mean, as if Australia is going to open the borders and throw all of our hard work down the toilet. We did 130+ days of lockdown and officially have ZERO Active cases here in Vic after being Australia’s epicentre