‘An insult to dignity’: Air France faces mutiny after asking staff to wear headscarves in Iran

April 4, 2016 5:42 AM

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Air France is facing a mutiny after instructing female crew to wear trousers during flights to Iran and to don a “loose-fitting jacket and headscarf” before leaving the plane in Tehran.

Staff representatives have accused the airline, which will resume flights to the Iranian capital later this month, of forcing women staff to wear clothes that are an “ostentatious religious sign” that goes against French law.

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