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Vliegpersoneel American Airlines wants old uniform back because of itching

Vliegpersoneel American Airlines wants old uniform back because of itching

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A union that more than 25,000 flight attendants and air hostesses of American airline American Airlines represents has American Airlines asked the old uniforms again, because the new itch would cause.

According to the Association of Professional Flight Attendants ensure the uniforms, which in september were introduced, a large number of complaints.

Except itching are the symptoms, according to the trade union from swollen eyes, rashes, blisters on the skin, headache and dizziness, reports NBC News.

About 2,200 stewards and stewardesses have complaints reported to the wear of the uniforms. The union is demanding a reimbursement of medical expenses for the affected staff, the re-introduction of the old uniforms and an examination of the problems with the new uniforms.

American Airlines says that it has the new uniforms been extensively tested and a number has opened for people who have problems with the new costume.

Elastane

The jackets and trousers are made of wool, polyester and elastane. The shirts are made of cotton. According to the airline of the pants and the jacket also cotton versions available for people who are sensitive to synthetic substances.

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