A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

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A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by Brody » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:55 am

A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

https://www.yahoo.com/news/woman-claims ... 36672.html


Iripa told the Herald: "We went up to business class check-in and the member of staff on the desk looked at us and said 'sorry you can't.'

"The next thing, there were about five members of staff all around talking in their native language, shaking their heads and looking at us as if we'd committed a crime.

"A staff member then came forward and started saying 'no, you're too big, you're too big.'

"She then pulled out a measuring tape and wrapped it around my daughter Renell, moving her arms outstretched, before trying to do the same to me and Tere."

Iripa added: "Everyone was just standing staring at us. The whole thing was disgusting."
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by cautious colin » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:09 am

No pictures in the article, thus confirming that they were, in fact, "too big"?
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by WildA » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:15 am

cautious colin wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:09 am
No pictures in the article, thus confirming that they were, in fact, "too big"?
Agreed, Im a jiggling disgusting fatbody myself and would love to see how they compare so I can take that into account when I make my next reservation
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by newkidontheblock » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:16 am

Thai Airways banned passengers with waists larger than 56 inches from flying in business class in 2018 because the seatbelts don't extend to accommodate passengers of all sizes.19 hours ago

from article.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.inside ... 20-1%3famp

If she and her girls brought their own seat belt ‘extenders’ all could have been avoided. I have mine at home. Just in case I ever grow to that size.
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by Brody » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:19 am

cautious colin wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:09 am
No pictures in the article, thus confirming that they were, in fact, "too big"?
They're Kiwis, isn't that confirmation enough? :mrgreen:
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Post by DaveG » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:23 am

I had a special one made for the ex.............


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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by Username Taken » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:57 am

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Huhana Iripa, 59, right, and daughters Renell Iripa, 28, left, and Tere Iripa, 37, centre, at Bangkok Airport in January 2020. Photo / Supplied

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/arti ... d=12303332
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by atst » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:05 am

To many fush and chups and KFC it's sad when you see younger girls and boys like that or bigger
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by Doc67 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:20 am

Username Taken wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:57 am
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Huhana Iripa, 59, right, and daughters Renell Iripa, 28, left, and Tere Iripa, 37, centre, at Bangkok Airport in January 2020. Photo / Supplied

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/arti ... d=12303332
Q.E.D.

(But how did they get their asses into an economy seat?)
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Re: A woman claims she and her daughters were moved from business class on Thai Airways because they were "too big"

Post by Spigzy » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:38 am

Doc67 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:20 am
Username Taken wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:57 am
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Huhana Iripa, 59, right, and daughters Renell Iripa, 28, left, and Tere Iripa, 37, centre, at Bangkok Airport in January 2020. Photo / Supplied

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/arti ... d=12303332
Q.E.D.

(But how did they get their asses into an economy seat?)
They didn't, the complaint is that they were put in with the cargo. :stir:
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