Flight attendant sorry over ‘joke’

‘INAPPROPRIATE’: Kuo said that a comment she made about tampering with a pilot’s in-flight meal for criticizing the union was an emotional ‘slip of the tongue’

Taipei Times
Date:  Jul 10, 2019
By: Ann Maxon  /  Staff reporter

An EVA Airways flight attendant yesterday apologized for making remarks about tampering with a pilot’s in-flight meal after the pilot purportedly criticized the Taoyuan Flight Attendants’ Union for launching a strike.

In a statement posted on the union’s Facebook page early yesterday morning, the flight attendant, surnamed Kuo (郭), admitted to saying in a Line messaging app group chat that she would add “extras” into a pilot’s food.

Screenshots of the conversation have been circulating online for several days, and the union initially suggested that they could have been fabricated.

They show Kuo — who is a member of the union’s board — sharing a picture of an EVA pilot and a Facebook post criticizing the union that she claimed he wrote, accompanied by her writing: “This man is going to get extras in his entree.”    [FULL  STORY]

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