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Indian beauties to fly Chinese skies

Indian hostesses to start flying on Chinese airline's flights to New Delhi.

india Updated: May 28, 2006 16:15 IST

Fifteen Indian air hostesses will soon start serving passengers on a Chinese airline's flights from Shanghai to New Delhi, according to Chinese media reports.

The women will start working on the China Eastern Airline flights fromJune 1, according to the Web site of the official People's Daily newspaper.

"The language is the biggest advantage for them. And as people coming from the same country, they would observe and know better the needs of our overseas passengers," Wu Wenhua, manager of the company's foreign cabin attendants department, told China's state-run China Radio International.

The airline is planning to hire some Russian hostesses in June, CRI reported on its Web site.

First Published: May 28, 2006 16:15 IST