It’s recently come to light that China Eastern Airlines fired a flight attendant for getting engaged while at work. According to Singapore news outlet Channel 8, the unnamed woman was let go four months after her boyfriend got down on one knee during the middle of a flight. You can watch the video below to see how it all happened.
The Chinese airline dismissed the newly engaged woman on the grounds that she had caused a disturbance and neglected passenger safety during the flight.1 However, her termination has sparked outrage online. Including on Twitter.
Welcome to China Eastern Airlines 中国东方航空:
— China Eastern (@ceairlines) January 28, 2011
For a translation of what happened during the flight, check out the video below.
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It’s been a banner year for airlines making the worst decisions. What do you think? Did she deserve to be fired?