Rex has today announced that all of the airline’s customer-facing staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1.
This includes employees working at check-in and all pilots and cabin crew across its regional and domestic networks.
Unvaccinated frontline staff will be offered non customer-facing roles where available.
Office staff who have not been vaccinated will be required to wear a mask while at work.
Rex deputy chairman John Sharp said the compulsory staff vaccination policy meant passengers would be travelling in the safest possible circumstances.
“We have a duty of care to both our passengers and staff to provide the safest possible environment,” Mr Sharp said.
“As we provide an essential service operating to regional…