Chinese airline staff to receive martial art instructions to combat livid flyers

Aug 02, 2013, 10:00 IST | ANI

Fed up with violent passengers, Hong Kong airlines has declared that it's cabin crew will now be required to learn an ancient martial arts to fight off aggressive flyers

Bosses at the airlines have claimed that they have had enough of flyers hitting out at their staff, at least three times each week, when flights are delayed or canceled.

According to the Telegraph, the company will be paying for the personnel’s to learn a form of Kung Fu, called Wing Chun, which they hope will make irritated travelers think twice about resorting to violence, the New York Daily News reported.

Violent attacks have recently escalated in China, and there is even Chinese phrase for the frustrated passengers: ‘king nu zu’ or ‘air rage tribe’ in English.

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