Stewardesses: you must fit into the overhead compartment

Check this out: Air India on hiring and firing based on a woman’s weight, skin, and teeth. The cutoff for a five-foot tall woman is actually 18 pounds under the maximum “healthy” weight by most measurements.

Apparently the skinnier you are the better you will be at evacuating a plane in an emergency?

That is if you don’t fly off the wing or get crushed by a suitcase.

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2 thoughts on “Stewardesses: you must fit into the overhead compartment

  1. Side note, I thought we called them flight attendants now? I’m not attacking I just thought they did not like being called Stewardesses. Oh, well, I’m nit-picking and I need to stop. This was actually quite funny though the point of the post came across loud and clear. I think Air India might be onto something. Think about it, wouldn’t you want to be evacuated by a woman who is thin, fit, has flawless skin and some nice pearly whites? She may not know what the hell she’s doing but hell, she’ll look good in the process…of not knowing what she’s doing that is…

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