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    Air New Zealand makes face masks mandatory for all flights

    The post Air New Zealand makes face masks mandatory for all flights appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. From today, Air New Zealand will require the use of face masks on all international flights to and from New Zealand as a result of updated overseas government border requirements and as a further proactive safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Currently, customers travelling on the airline domestically, as well as between Australia, Rarotonga, Samoa, South Korea and Tonga are subject to local government requirements to wear masks inflight. Air New Zealand chief operational integrity and safety officer David Morgan says the airline continues to proactively review…

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    Airlines will require staff to be vaccinated or face consequences

    The post Airlines will require staff to be vaccinated or face consequences appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Brisbane-based Alliance Airlines is making COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory for all employees. The airline, which operates passenger flights for Qantas and Virgin Australia, employs around 700 people. However, not all are welcoming the vaccinate or else rule. A report in The Australian newspaper on Sunday, May 30, first flagged the new policy. That report said Alliance Airlines employees would all need a vaccination or face “disciplinary action.” According to Alliance Airlines, they have a duty of care to provide a safe workplace for employees and passengers. The new rule extends…