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Air India sits on a diet

December 16 2005

Leadership ordered the flight attendants to urgently bring the waist in accordance with the requirements of insurance companies. It will also help improve the image of the main carrier.

In the state of Air India flight attendants and 1,600 flight attendants. Overweight have about 10% of them.

The national airline can boast a very high level of security, but here's an image she had problems for quite some time. Boring design of aircraft, sloppy service. Often delay the flight.

Insurance Company, which serves carrier, said that the stewards and stewardesses who are overweight will not insure. "Imagine that the flight attendant can not fasten your seatbelt - how can he fly?" - Asked a representative of G Prasad Rao.

Objections to the appeal to losing weight is not followed. "It's for our own good" - said Raju Joshi of the Association of Flight Attendant Air India.

According to Indian law, flight attendants can fly up to 50 years, and male flight attendants - up to 58. There are problems with waist mainly among the older generation, according to

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