Skip to comments.Vietnam airline fined for inflight bikini show
Posted on 08/09/2012 1:02:56 PM PDT by tsowellfan
This is one way for an airline to build customer support: host a mid-flight, bikini-clad beauty pageant.
AFP reports that the Vietnamese carrier VietJet hosted a Hawaiian-themed dance contest to celebrate the airline's maiden flight between Ho Chi Minh City and the tourist hub of Nha Trang, but got in trouble -- not for the parade of scantily-clad women -- but for making the mistake of not first gaining permission by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.
The airline "violated local aviation regulations" by organizing "an unapproved show on a flight," Nguyen Trong Thang, chief inspector of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam said.
The low-cost carrier has been fined $1000 for hosting the mid-flight contest.
The five women who participated in the beauty contest performed a three-minute dance on a Aug. 3 flight while passengers recorded the show on camera phones and later posted clips online, AFP reports.
The incident has caused a stirred in Vietnam, a conservative country, after photographs and video clips spread on the Internet...
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Here’s the video:
Where do I get tickets on this airline?
They could strip search me anytime they wish. :-)
“Officials of our Ministry needed to closely inspect them all for airworthiness prior to take-off...”
“Coffee, tea, or ME?!!!”
“FLY THE FRIENDLY SKIES” !!
This is criminal.
How come they can have one and we can’t?
The concept sounds great, but given the stewardesses I’ve had on the flights in the last several years, it would be a nightmare. I would never want to see them in a bikini. The good old days of Pan Am are long gone.
They should hire them as TSA agents.
They didn’t grease the palms of the Vietnamese bureaucratic hacks.
In the old days, the stews would brush you with their breasts as they squeezed by.
Now, they just pummel you with their fat asses.
“I fly you long time”
I am thankful there are places in the world where dreary American PC feminazis have no influence.