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Podcast: Joyce returns serve at Australian Open hypocrisy

written by Robyn Tongol | January 21, 2021

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce. (IATA/Flickr)
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce. (IATA/Flickr)

After Victoria welcomed thousands of tennis players and coaches into the country for the Australian Open, a fuming Alan Joyce returned serve to point out its hypocrisy.

Why, he asked, was Victoria allowing people to enter from where “the virus was raging” but not from Sydney, where case numbers are some of the lowest in the world?

This week, host Phil Tarrant and guest Adam Thorn take to their soapboxes to go through the issue in detail and ask what a better response could have been.

Plus, the team chats about the change to the top team at Virgin, a surge in domestic passengers in December and the arrival of another Antonov An-124-100 at Avalon Airport.

Comment (1)

  • Peter


    I agree with A . Joyce. The Aust open should not of been allowed.

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