China East Airlines

Chinese cabin attendant fired for accepting marriage proposal during flight【Video】

Romantic moment in the air results in bride-to-be getting her wings clipped.

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China’s Aspiring Commercial Pilots Must Undergo Pit Stink Exam to Qualify

In Asian countries, working on an airplane is considered a highly skilled occupation.  Aside from the usual flying skills and regulations, both pilots and staff also need knowledge of another language (particularly English).  On top of that, physical limitations like height and vision make for a rather shallow pool of candidates.

In China, a country often given a bad rap for lax regulations, the restrictions are even tighter as having smelly underarms is grounds for expulsion from becoming a pilot.

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