Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 12 Apr 2017
Total posts 75
Jane is merely voicing what more people are finally understanding. Maybe she could have suggested that international borders are opened gradually to lower risk countries based on personal vaccination. This then gives people choice. If you wish to travel, get vaccinated and if you wish to shut yourself away for ever, scared of the slightest risk, then you can. No one is forcing you to travel anywhere.
Member since 23 Jul 2020
Total posts 22
Sad there are so many people on this forum - obviously well heeled that don't have a problem with her vile repugnant remarks.
Thankfully she copped the reaction she deserved from the PM, opposition leader and general public
Member since 17 Jun 2020
Total posts 42
Originally Posted by Ted Douglas
Seems to be a case of outrage of a woman expressing an uncomfortable opinion, but fine for a bloke to say what he thinks.
Member since 09 May 2020
Total posts 123
She was misquoted/comments taken out of context/taken in isolation/choice of words was far from ideal/paraphrase
Nevertheless she was commenting on borders and vaccine issues, state border closures, price war matters etc in the last 2 weeks, but I can't remember when was the last time she was promoting virgin products other than 2 months ago on that business class meal rollout
I suppose the VA products are good enough to sell themselves?
Member since 19 May 2012
Total posts 3
Member since 07 May 2020
Total posts 93
notff....you are such a joker. Who are you to say when someone will die. Nobody who commented so far has mentioned that they wanted to die. Pethaps it is just that you would wish an early death on those who don't share the same view as you. Did you forget during the pandemic that we all as individuals still have rights to express our own views? Or perhaps you would prefer to have us rounded up as in the 1940s and put into camps.
Originally Posted by GoRobin
Closed borders forever. Lockdown save lives. We’re all in this together*
*unless you’re a politician, billionaire, actor or can play tennis.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 651
@patrickk....I can agree. Next year will probably see covid as just history. The Spanish Flu only lasted 2 years and that was without any special medications or procedures. We are now almost 1.5 years through covid. Many countries in the northern hemisphere are opening up fast and just getting on with living with another virus in their communities. Australia will probably lag until they do the "challenge test" and nobody is willing to put any kind of certainty as to when that will happen.
Member since 22 Oct 2020
Some people are calling this a PR nightmare. Personally I think it kickstarted a difficult conversation that needed to be had. I’d say she’s a bit of a trail-blazer with all this vaccine talk and reopening of borders stuff going around now. Someone had to have the b*** to say it, she did. Well done JH!
Originally Posted by EmDoyle
Member since 22 Jan 2013
Total posts 73
Originally Posted by Tracie
We are all going to die, it's life & any of us can go at any minute, yet we accept that risk everyday we get out of bed.
Do we shut ourselves in our rooms covered on bubble wrap, no, we live.
The USA drove the vaccine program & are now looking at normality coming into their summer. Mask free, concerts, international travel....
We are still stuck with our heads in the sand, working out how to wrap ourselves in bubble wrap.
Get the jab so we can mingle with the world again.......
Originally Posted by Flyman
Originally Posted by Richard W
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