If you haven’t flown on a plane with women strutting their stuff in bikinis, maybe you’re just flying on the wrong airlines.
Or maybe it’s for the best, because this airline has come under fire for the second time for said women in bikinis.
Vietnamese Airline Vietjet has been slammed after filling a flight with half-naked women for a soccer teams flight home, according to news.com.au.
Vietnam’s under-23 football squad was on the way home from China – where they suffered a crushing loss to Uzbekistan during the Under-23 Asian Football Confederation championship.
To cheer them up (maybe?) the budget airline came up with the bright idea to send a few bikini-clad women onto the flight. It ended up being a pretty awkward encounter though, and the Vietjet ended up issuing an apology after social media blew up.
Photos were (obviously) posted online, with a particularly awkward one standing out – of a man being cuddled by one of the models, dressed in sparkly attire.
Many on social media thought the models accompanying the players on the flight was extremely inappropriate – and told us so.
“Vietjet’s move was so rude, cheap and offensive to the team, the fans and even its passengers,” Nguyen My Linh wrote in a Facebook post that went viral.
Another post by Le Nguyen read: “It’s disgusting. I will boycott Vietjet for this.”
In the apology, Vietjet said it was an “improvised move” rather than some form of marketing stunt – and that the “relevant staff” were disciplined.
The airline was fined 20 million dong (around $1000) in 2012 for hosting an in-flight dance featuring – you guessed it – more bikini-clad women.