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OVERWEIGHT CABIN CREW GROUNDED BY AIRLINE.

OVERWEIGHT CABIN CREW GROUNDED BY AIRLINE The claims were revealed after part of a staff memo was leaked to Pakistani outlet ARY News.

standard/BMI.

The memo read: "Any crew found above 30lb from the desired weight after January 31, 2019, will be grounded and referred to Air Crew Medical Centre for medical evaluation & treatment until weight is reduced up to desired "Henceforth, weight check of all the cabin crew will be carried out at their base stations respectively and comprehensive data will be maintained for perusal of management."

It suggested those "obese" employees who weighed in at 30lb (15kg) over an as yet unspecified figure would be "grounded".

The claims were revealed after part of a staff memo was leaked to Pakistani outlet ARY News.

It suggested those "obese" employees who weighed in at 30lb (15kg) over an as yet unspecified figure would be "grounded".

The memo read: "Any crew found above 30lb from the desired weight after January 31, 2019, will be grounded and referred to Air Crew Medical Centre for medical evaluation & treatment until weight is reduced up to desired standard/BMI.

"Henceforth, weight check of all the cabin crew will be carried out at their base stations respectively and comprehensive data will be maintained for perusal of management."

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Date:Jan 21, 2019
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