A 33-year-old woman from Melbourne, accusing the airline Jetstar to 'slutshame' (udskamme, red.) her as she waited on a plane at Sydney airport.
Serah Nathan had visited his girlfriend in Sydney and had to fly home to Melbourne. According to Serah Nathan she sat on my boyfriends lap in the waiting room at the gate, when she was contacted by the Jetstars staff.
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I sat on his knees, and we talked just about some every day objects in some minutes. Then comes a uniformed Jetstar employee over and asked me to move me from my boyfriend's knees and over to a seat, because there were children present, says Serah Nathan to the australian media News.com.au.
- We could not see any children nearby, and we were also confused about the request and its relation to how I was sitting, says Serah Nathan.
a Little after, up came a team leader from Jetstar and asked her to move again.
- She said that I was disrespectful of the parents around, because I sat on my girlfriend. I was not. I did not an airport terminal as a strip club, " says Serah, Nathan, and adds, that the employee also commented on her clothes.
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the Employee said that I probably couldn't get on the plane because of my clothes, " says Serah Nathan.
She was, however, allowed to fly with.
Serah Nathan believes that she was 'slutshamet' and discriminated against by the staff.
And when she came home, it was only worse. Here she wrote to the airline via an online chat to complain. Here she was asked to send a picture of what clothing she had on.
When she sent a picture of himself, replied the person in the chat, that she was very beautiful, which must be said, are beside the point.
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- I have checked the photo now, and I think you are very beautiful, your boyfriend must be very lucky to have you, wrote the employee of Jetstar.
at the same time, responded the employee, he also found that it was inappropriate of Serah Nathan to sit on my boyfriends knee.
A spokesperson from Jetstar said to the news.com.au that they have launched an investigation of the case at the airport. At the same time apologize the spokesperson for their employee's behavior in the chat room.
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- We apologize to Serah for the way her question was treated by our employee in our online customer service, which has fallen completely outside of the standards, as we expect, writes Jetstar in a statement to the news.com.au.
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