January 6, 2009

Air India has terminated 9 hostesses for being overweight

Filed under: aviation,India — DF @ 2:20 pm
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According to BBC: “The air hostesses were taken off flying duty two to three years ago and put on ground duty They say they have now been told by the airline that it no longer has positions for them in ground jobs”.

Air India spokesman Jitendra Bhargava said that the women were between 11kg and 32kg overweight and that “all efforts to get them to reduce weight had failed”.

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