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Airline turns to kung fu to thwart unruly fliers

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Hong Kong Airlines is asking its flight crews to learn a form of kung fu, something the carrier hopes will help its staff deal with drunk and unruly passengers, AFP reports. AFP writes "Hong Kong Airlines said all staff had been invited to undergo training in wing chun -- a form of kung fu used in close-range combat -- but it was only compulsory for cabin crew, the Sunday Morning Post (of Hong Kong) reported." The airline deals with about three disruptive passengers a week, according… (travel.usatoday.com) Mais...

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Drag0nflamez
Drag0nflamez 0
At least it's more peaceful and honorable than just plain guns...
preacher1
preacher1 0
I guess after a bump or 2, they are hoping they will sober up and settle down for the rest of the flight??????????????
padgettrea
Ronald Padgett 0
Lumpy Tang - real name? :) Perhaps the next step is to make it a requirement for all passengers so we can bypass this imitation screening process?
TTail
TTail 0
when is the first lawsuit coming on this subject, the first time a passenger is mortally wounded because his or her drunk dumb ass wouldnt sit down??? better do some psych testing before letting the kung fu FA loose on the masses.
padgettrea
Ronald Padgett 0
Fortunately it's a foreign airline. They'd throw out any lawsuits filed by U.S. citizens. "He/she looked like a terrorist to me."
preacher1
preacher1 0
I like the Lumpy Tang:)
HunterTS4
Toby Sharp 0
"Pardon me sir, please return to your seat or I will judy chop you, Thank you"
mgmartino
Michael Martino 0
*Wing* Chun??? Of course ... what else would you teach them?
zcolescott
Zachary Colescott 0
What, no Hong Kong Phooey joke?? Geez you guys are lame!! ;)

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