The men had to be feminine, attractive
and proficiency with English and Mandarin.
Can you imagine this happening in the U.S. anytime soon?
An airline in Thailand openly hired four transsexuals as flight attendants. Peter Chan, the president of P.C. Air, said it took much longer to interview them, but he believes that they'll be more suited to their job than attendants who were born biologically as women:
“They might provide better services because they understand both males and females. "The airline publicized their decision by running a commercial featuring 23-year-old Dissanai Chitpraphachin, who won Thailand's Miss Tiffany beauty pageant, a contest for male-to-female transsexuals.
Commercial for unique flight attendants in Thailand
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