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02/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

India's National Airline Fires Overweight Stewardesses

India's state-run carrier Air India has dismissed 10 women flight attendants who were grounded last year for being overweight, a report said Monday.

The sackings came after the cabin crew were warned about meeting minimum physical fitness standards and given sufficient time to lose weight, the Press Trust of India news agency reported quoting airline sources.

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