Thu. May 19th, 2022

The crew member was on flights from Melbourne to Adelaide, Sydney and Newcastle between October 4 and October 6, said Victoria’s Deputy Minister for Covid-19 Response Kate Matson.

Virgin Australia jets are available.
Virgin Australia jets are available. (AAP)

“Employees on these flights have been considered close contacts,” Matson said.

“Passengers on these flights are contacted by the relevant jurisdictions and we have been in close contact with both NSW and South Australia and worked closely with them to contact the relevant passengers.”

The flights are VA 219 from Melbourne to Adelaide on October 4, and the returning VA 218 Adelaide to Melbourne the same day.

On 5 October, the cabin crew member flew with VA 827 to Sydney and on VA 808 the same day back to Melbourne.

On October 6, they flew on VA 1593 to Newcastle and on VA 1594 back to Melbourne.

The case was discovered during Virgin’s surveillance test.

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