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Air India launches ‘diet’ meals for the flight crew

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The people of Air India, has reportedly been left with their crews to in-flight meals, with a light, low-fat options.

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The government-owned carrier that the government is now planning to transfer it as a whole – has announced a new menu on Monday, and later explained that the food is largely vegetarian, have been designed to be a more cost-effective alternative for all the previous meals, the Associated Press reported.

Air India said that the meals are designed to help you keep track of the flight attendants, some of whom are seen here in a 2007 photo, “healthy and fit for life.”
(AP Photo/Gautam Singh)

So far, the meals are only available on routes originating from Delhi and Mumbai, but the airline’s plans for the roll-out of low-fat meals for the other routes in the future.

“All of the dishes on the menu are low in cholesterol and fat. This initiative will help our staff to stay healthy and fit,” said an Air India official, The Times of India reported.

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The members of the crew, reportedly learned of the new food in a memo, which explained that the “special low-fat diet plan meals”, as a compensation for the “health factor” of the flight crew, according to the outlet.

The airline had earlier caused controversy after the stranding of 130 flight attendants, which she considered to be “permanently unfit for the job because of their weight.
(AP Photo/Gautam Singh)

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The news of the contract comes five years after the Air India sacked 10 air hostesses for being overweight, per the AP. In 2015, the carrier is also said to be grounded in the 130 flight attendants, who were considered to be “permanently unfit for work” for obesity, The Telegraph reported.

“People who are fit are able to respond more quickly and efficiently, and, in the case of a very unfortunate situation,” the carrier said at the time.

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A representative from Air India, was not immediately available for comment on the new food policy.

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