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    Qantas boss Alan Joyce plan to reopen Australian borders by 2022

    The post Qantas boss Alan Joyce plan to reopen Australian borders by 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is among many business leaders who have responded to the national cabinet’s four-phase pathway out of the pandemic announced on Friday to resume international travel eventually. When the four-phase plan was unveiled by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, did not have the timeframes, nor a commitment towards a magic vaccination number of Australians to reach to ensure international borders could safely reopen, basically it was a very vague plan. Qantas boss Alan Joyce says the number of Australians who are offered a vaccine, rather than…

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    Heathrow boss ‘concerned’ border force won’t cope with reopening

    The post Heathrow boss ‘concerned’ border force won’t cope with reopening appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Heathrow’s chief executive has said he is “deeply concerned” the UK’s Border Force will not be able to cope with additional COVID checks if all foreign travel resumed on 17 May. The government has said it plans to automate the pre-departure COVID test forms so travellers can use e-gates. John Holland-Kaye told Sky News the Home Office and UK Border Force “need to get a grip” on the checks or change the system ahead of that date – when the government is hoping to allow people to go on holiday…

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    “Some people may die,” Virgin Australia boss’ insensitive words

    The post “Some people may die,” Virgin Australia boss’ insensitive words appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Jayne Hrdlicka, Virgin Australia CEO Virgin Australia is still battling a PR nightmare after Jayne Hrdlicka the airline CEO made a speech at the Queensland University of Technology using the controversial statement “some people may die”. Virgin Australia PR department is very busy defending not just the importance it places on the health and safety of customers but also what they should address is the importance their CEO places on their market growth strategies after her words sparked not just a social media frenzy which can be seen but also…