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Virgin CEO calls for open borders, even if ‘some people may die’ – Sydney Morning Herald

The head of Virgin Australia says Australia needs to get used to living with COVID, and believes it’s “not in anyone’s interests” to keep the borders locked off…



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Virgin Australias chief executive has called for the countrys borders to be reopened before the stated goal of mid-2022, saying it made long-term sense even if some people may die.
Speaking at a business lunch in Brisbane on Monday, Jayne Hrdlicka said she did not agree with the current stated reopening date of mid-2022 put forward by the federal government in last weeks federal budget.
Jayne Hrdlicka, chief executive of Virgin Australia, seen in a file image.Credit:Ben Searcy
Ms Hrdlicka said she…

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