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Jamaica: JetBlue fires Kalina Collier

American stewardess Kalina Collier, who reported that she was being held hostage in Jamaica after testing positive for COVID-19, has been fired from her job at JetBlue Airways.

“After an investigation, the crewmember in question is no longer with JetBlue. We continue to offer our apologies for the frustration and concern this incident has caused and reiterate our confidence in the health protocols Jamaica has put in place,” said Derek Dombrowski, Manager, Corporate Communications in a statement a short while ago.

JetBlue announced yesterday that it was launching an investigation into Collier’s actions. 

Earlier today, Dombrowski, in a statement on behalf of the airline, apologised to the Goverment of Jamaica.

“We deeply apologise to the people of Jamaica and the Jamaican government for the concern and frustration this incident has caused,” he said.

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