24 Aug '11, 5am

Indonesian airline Garuda under fire for near-naked interview where female applicants were checked for implants.

Indonesian airline Garuda under fire for near-naked interview where female applicants were checked for implants.

Would-be flight attendants in South Korea have accused Indonesia’s national airline of making them strip nearly naked and have their breasts handled in medical check-ups, provoking a storm of criticism. Several dozen candidates for 18 highly-coveted female flight attendant positions with Garuda Indonesia were required to strip down to their panties to screen out those with tattoos or breast implants, one applicant told AFP. She declined to be named, saying she was still waiting to hear whether she had got a job after the tests last month. “The hand examination on breast was held since those with implants can have health issues when air pressure falls during flights,” Yonhap news agency quoted an airline official as saying. Cabin crew are banned from having tattoos and workers hired in other countries such as Japan and Australia were also subject to a similar process, the a...

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