A leaked document from the management of the Pakistan International Airlines has really got the airline in violation headwind.
In the document, which the pakistani media ARY News is in possession of, is written to management demanding that the 'obese' kabineansatte to lose weight within the first six months of 2019, or else they risk losing their jobs.
The typing of several international media - including Fox News and The Evening Standard.
specifically requires the management to the kabineansatte 'gradually to reduce the excess weight to between 0-30 pound (approximately 0-13,6 kg, red.) in the coming months'.
- If a kabineansat weighs more than 30 pounds too much for 31. January 2019, the person will get banned and be referred to Air Crew Medical Centre for a health check and treatment, until the weight is reduced to the desired norm/bmi, among other things, the leaked document continues:
- Therefore, it will in future be made vægttjek of kabineansatte, and the comprehensive data will be saved to the perusal of the management.
According to USA Today, the document has been sent to approximately 1800 of the airline's kabineansatte.
the Airline has also attached a chart for different body types, to help their employees to find their proper weight. In the table is a woman in the 'medium' about 1.70 meters tall and weighs between 60 to 67 kilos.
The us media has tried to get a comment to the leaked document, but Pakistan Internation Airlines is not returned. The airline's spokesperson, Mashood Tajwar, however, has confirmed to CNN that the document is genuine and call it a 'routine matter'.
the Spokesperson adds further that the airline's weight rules will get about 100 overweight kabineansatte to lose weight within the 1. July.
- No one will have fedladne flight attendants on the plane, says the spokesperson, adding that the airline has received several complaints about overweight flight attendants.
He points out at the same time, the initiative is set in motion because of both udseendemæssige reasons as well as health reasons.