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“Prejudice doesn’t fly, we leave it on the ground.”
1. A Facebook user commented on the Argentina Airlines Facebook page: “What gets my attention is the low quality of flight attendants that the company has. Before they were tall, nice,” he wrote. “Now they only take short fat girls.”
2. Argentina Airlines’ Facebook page then actually responded, writing that “prejudice doesn’t fly, we leave it on the ground.”
3. They went even further though, listing the only requirements they have for their flight attendants:
– Older than 18
– Height: For women, between 5’4″ and 5’7″ -For men, between 5’7″ and 6’1″
– Argentine citizen
– High school graduate
– TCP license
– Command of English
– Know how to swim
4. Argentine social media users have been celebrating the epic comeback on Facebook and Twitter.
“Act quickly+be polite+don’t allow racism= Epic win! Good action from Aerolineas Argentinas!”
Facebook: AerolÃneas Argentinas respondiÃ³ a un usuario discriminador: La contundente respuesta de respuesta de… http://t.co/1A4PAcWj1d
“Facebook: AerolÃneas Argentinas replied to a racist user: The convincing reply…”
“Los prejuicios no salen a volar y los dejamos en tierra” Por #AerolineasArgentinas @Aerolineas_AR
“â€˜Prejudice doesn’t fly, we leave it on the ground’ by #AerolineasArgentinas @Aerolineas_AR”
“Los prejuicios no salen a volar, los dejamos en tierra” genial respuesta de @Aerolineas_AR ante una “queja” por el fÃsico de sus azafatas.
“â€˜Prejudice doesn’t fly, we leave it on the ground’ great response from @Aerolineas_AR to a â€˜complaint’ about physical appearance from their flight attendants.”
“@Aerolineas_AR Standing ovation for their CM.”
14. A flight attendant for the airline even tweeted a selfie with the hashtag #prejuiciosnovuelan or #PrejudiceDoesntFly.
Feliz de ser la TCP que soy!#prejuiciosnovuelan @Aerolineas_AR @Floxie10 @EAeronavegantes
“Happy to be the TCP I am! #prejuiciosnovuelan @Aerolineas_AR @Floxie10 @EAeronavegantes.”