Cabin Crew + Facebook = Sacked!!
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Posted 10/31/08 , edited 11/1/08
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7703129.stm


Crew sacked over Facebook posts

Thirteen cabin crew staff have been sacked by Virgin Atlantic over their use of a social networking website, it has emerged.

It launched disciplinary action last week following claims staff had used Facebook to criticise its safety standards and call passengers "chavs".

The airline said the crew's behaviour "brought the company into disrepute".

It is understood the messages, which have now been removed, related to planes flying from Gatwick.

Virgin Atlantic started an investigation last Thursday after messages reportedly appeared on Facebook that called its passengers "chavs".

They also reportedly claimed the planes were full of cockroaches and alleged the airline's jet engines were replaced four times in one year.

In a statement, the airline said: "Virgin Atlantic can confirm that 13 members of its cabin crew will be leaving the company after breaking staff policies due to totally inappropriate behaviour.

"Following a thorough investigation, it was found that all 13 staff participated in a discussion on the networking site Facebook, which brought the company into disrepute and insulted some of our passengers.

"It is impossible for these cabin crew members to uphold [our] high standards of customer service... if they hold these views."

A spokesman for the airline added that there was "a time and a place for Facebook".

"There is no justification for it to be used as a sounding board for staff of any company to criticise the very passengers who ultimately pay their salaries.

"We have numerous internal channels for our staff to feed back legitimate and appropriate issues relating to the company."


They didn't mentioned the sacked crew members ages... I bet they were underaged!! XD
They also should have thrown them off the plane...lol
Posted 10/31/08
Did they mention that they rent out the plane to shoot porn when not in use?
Where do you think all those pornos were shot?
Posted 10/31/08
shit, the internet is not safe for gossiping =S
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Posted 10/31/08
hmm this is disturbing, can't even complain or insult people now
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Posted 10/31/08
well....wateva...
Posted 11/1/08

KinkyHamster wrote:

Did they mention that they rent out the plane to shoot porn when not in use?
Where do you think all those pornos were shot?


Girls Gone Wild Private Plane

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Posted 11/1/08
Wtf. Stupid.
Who cares if the guys live a little off duty?
I gossip and I don't get fired for it. (mainly as i don't have a job.. but that's another story).
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Posted 11/1/08 , edited 11/1/08
I think thats stupid everyone criticizes everyone no big deal i mean srsly no one would have found out about it if they left it alone and just told the ppl that posted the comments to delete them
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Posted 11/1/08
mmm
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Posted 11/2/08
just a welcome excuse to sack more employees by the aviation industry
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Posted 11/2/08
Ah well but then again Virgin Atlantic are horrible. I wouldn't fly on them if they were the only plane going to my destination. They should really re-name themselves Slut atlantic
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Posted 11/2/08
khryzalids' avatar made my day and wasted my time since it took soo long to load...
Its kinda dumb... by sacking them, they just made the issue bigger drawing unwanted attention from teens chatting on an anime site.
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Posted 11/4/08
'Virgin' screwed them over
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