Qantas Airways plans to make vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory for international air travelers once the vaccine is widely available. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce expects other global aviation peers to follow suit. In an interview with Australian television show A Current Affair, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said "we are looking at changing our terms and conditions to say for international travelers, that we will ask people to have a vaccination before they can get on the aircraft."

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