(PatrioticPost.com)- For those who are concerned about taking the COVID-19 vaccine, or who simply just don’t feel the need to, a vacation abroad might soon be out of the question.
On Sunday, the chief executive of the QANTAS airline, Alan Joyce, told the BBC that “governments are going to insist” on coronavirus vaccines for anybody flying internationally. It was a warning Joyce made in November last year during an interview with conservative news site Breitbart.
Joyce said that many global governments were already talking about requiring vaccination as a “condition of entry,” meaning that more airlines than QANTAS will ultimately be affected. He did confirm, however, that even if governments did not require the vaccine for entry, he believes his airline should enforce the policy instead.
“We have a duty of care to our passengers and to our crew, to say that everybody in that aircraft needs to be safe,” Joyce said.
The discriminatory practice is bound to cause a mountain of litigation and controversy, with many people having legitimate concerns about taking the vaccine and ultimately being unable to fly internationally.
Trying to get pregnant and don’t want to take the vaccine? You can’t fly. Already had COVID-19 and don’t believe you need to take it? No vacation for you.
Joyce said that his belief in protecting passengers on QANTAS flights would justify changing the terms and conditions under which flights are booked to ensure that only the vaccinated have the luxury of international travel, whether for business or pleasure.
The BBC also reported that Joyce believes passengers “would be willing to accept the change.”
“The vast majority of our customers think this is a great idea – 90% of people that we’ve surveyed think it should be a requirement for people to be vaccinated to travel internationally,” he said.
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If QANTAS implements the plan, Joyce believes that other airlines would follow suit. And it sounds like he’ll personally make sure that they do.
“I’ve been talking with my colleagues at other airlines around the globe, and I think that’s going to be a common theme across the board,” he told “A Current Affair.”
Such a move would radically change the international travel industry, and cut off millions of law-abiding citizens who would rather not take the injection from traveling for work, to see family, or for vacations.
In other words…discrimination.