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Newly-formed Thai airline recruits 'Ladyboys' as air hostesses
Telegraph UK ^ | 01/28/11 | Ian MacKinnon

Posted on 01/28/2011 9:55:20 AM PST by vimto

PC Air, which has yet to take to the skies, selected three "Ladyboys" in its first round of hiring this week to promote equal opportunities for what is dubbed the "third sex" in Thailand.

Peter Chan, the new airline's boss, is enthusiastic about his groundbreaking move because of the opportunities it would afford transsexuals.

"I think these people can have many careers – not just in the entertainment business – and many of them have a dream to be an air hostess," he said. "I just made their dream come true. Our society has changed. It's evolution. I'm a pioneer and I'm sure there will be other organisations following my idea."

One of the successful candidates was Thanyarat "Film" Jiraphatpakorn, who won the annual Miss Tiffany "katoey" beauty pageant in 2007. "At first I thought they would just take applications but not actually recruit us, as happened at other places before," said the 23-year-old, adding that she was delighted to have been chosen.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society; Travel; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: airlines; duplicate; thailand; thirdsex
Are there any taboos left?
1 posted on 01/28/2011 9:55:21 AM PST by vimto
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To: vimto
Rachel Maddow has left MSNBC, too???


2 posted on 01/28/2011 9:57:40 AM PST by bolobaby
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To: vimto

Bangkok specializes in sex change operations. I know someone who went over there to have it done. Good doctors, and much cheaper than getting it done here, as I understand it.

Never mind that you can’t change your sex—only have yourself mutilated. Evidently they’ve found it to be a profitable business.


3 posted on 01/28/2011 9:58:41 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: vimto
This reads like The Onion

PC Air? Peter Chan?

4 posted on 01/28/2011 10:00:04 AM PST by BuckyKat (Green is the new red.)
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To: vimto
Reminds me of an Aussie commercial...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fOvWwC4tCM

5 posted on 01/28/2011 10:01:11 AM PST by steveo (PETO-VT-IN-MARI-SVB-CRVCE-AVSTRALI-SEPELIAR)
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To: NautiNurse

This could turn out to be a funny thread... ;-)


6 posted on 01/28/2011 10:03:39 AM PST by nutmeg (The 111th Congress: Worst. Congress. Ever.)
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To: vimto
Thailand, the only place in the world cruising bars is a risky occupation.

They need signs on some of those places.

7 posted on 01/28/2011 10:06:43 AM PST by skeeter
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To: vimto

Girly Man


8 posted on 01/28/2011 10:06:59 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: nutmeg

The first one didn’t...


9 posted on 01/28/2011 10:07:13 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic. Monthly Donors Welcome.)
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To: steveo

Did that really go out in Australia? ;^D


10 posted on 01/28/2011 10:07:23 AM PST by vimto (To do the right thing you don't have to be intelligent - you have to be brave (Sasz))
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To: bolobaby
Man, that is one ugly...thing.
11 posted on 01/28/2011 10:07:29 AM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics!)
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To: bolobaby
No, Rachel is a boylady. Thanyarat "Film" Jiraphatpakorn is one of the three ladyboys who won:


12 posted on 01/28/2011 10:12:31 AM PST by aruanan
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To: vimto

Benny boys is what we used to call them


13 posted on 01/28/2011 10:21:43 AM PST by clamper1797 (Pray for Obama ... Psalms 109:8)
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To: bolobaby

Rachel Maddow has left MSNBC, too???

Don’t you mean Boy-Lady?


14 posted on 01/28/2011 10:28:41 AM PST by GraceG
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To: aruanan

15 posted on 01/28/2011 10:33:03 AM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: JoeProBono

Here’s a test .. spot the Katooey .. I scored 90% ..

http://www.bangkokpicture.com/nightlife/spotthekatoeys.php


16 posted on 01/28/2011 10:36:15 AM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: vimto

Thai ladyboys are more female than most liberal American women.

Forget the ladyboys, there are plenty of extremely hot Thai women with the correct genitalia that can do the job.

If America ever wanted to revive the US airline industry, they should ditch all the politically correct BS, and contract the air hostess jobs to Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian and Japanese women.

Flying on one of those airlines in Asia is like being served by models, but models with class and good manners.


17 posted on 01/28/2011 10:39:55 AM PST by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: bolobaby

Just....damn.

Ugly.


18 posted on 01/28/2011 10:49:31 AM PST by Levante
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To: Cicero
Bangkok specializes in sex change operations.

LOL..Is that where it got its name ?

19 posted on 01/28/2011 11:08:40 AM PST by Vinnie
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To: vimto

“I Ting-Tong. Do you like how I service you?” - name that show.


20 posted on 01/28/2011 11:27:09 AM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Conservatives want a CHOICE not an echo - No more RINOs!)
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To: Neidermeyer
Here’s a test .. spot the Katooey .. I scored 90% ..

Wow, I gotta stay outa Thai bars, I only got 40%, which means there is a 60% chance I be going home with a mate.

I really couldn't tell, I guessed at every one.

21 posted on 01/28/2011 11:28:09 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, in honor of Standing Wolf.)
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To: vimto

A whole new career path for bawney fwank.


22 posted on 01/28/2011 8:23:32 PM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: USS Alaska

Got 50%..I guess my IFF was turned off and had to rely on visual ID.


23 posted on 01/30/2011 7:16:43 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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