Thursday, January 29, 2009

Spirit Airlines Inappropriate Marketing…

spirit I have been complaining about this for a long time!  I have sent several complaints directly to the company.  So glad the Flight Attendants are stepping up to the plate!!!

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This article is from Fox News…

“MIAMI —  Flight attendants and pilots for Spirit Airlines Inc. want the company to pull a series of sexually suggestive advertisements, along with a new requirement they wear a patch advertising Bud Light on service aprons.

Patricia A. Friend, head of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, complained in a letter to Spirit executives this month. When the airline refused to change the ad campaigns and the aprons were handed out Monday, the union issued a public statement Tuesday.

"I feel as though I have entered a time warp and am reliving the battles for respect and justice for women that we fought for 40 years ago," Friend said.

Some of Spirit's ads invite customers to enjoy its DD's [deep discounts] and "MILF" [many islands, low fare] specials — double entendres also referring to large breasts and a crude acronym popularized in the 1999 movie "American Pie" that describes an attractive mother.

Spirit pilots announced their support Wednesday….”  Read More

Rob

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