- The Indonesian national flag carrier is planning to stop flight attendants from wearing face masks
- Passengers are complaining that they cannot see crew members' smiles
- The airline has received numerous complaints from passengers
Garuda Indonesia, the Indonesian national flag carrier, is planning to stop flight attendants from putting on face masks.
The national career is considering such a decision because passengers complained that they could not see the cabin crew members' smiles, Pulse reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the airline received numerous complaints from passengers who said the flights felt less hospitable.
Garuda CEO Irfan Setiaputra said: "Many Garuda customers have complained about the flight attendants wearing masks as [the passengers] cannot see whether or not the [flight attendants] are smiling or frowning."
Setiaputra, however, said the airline would consider plastic face shields.
The airline boss added: "With this, human interaction on the plane can still occur, although minimized, and everyone can feel safe but also comfortable."
In other news, 50 Nigerians stranded in Pakistan had arrived in Abuja on Friday, June 19.
The commission made the disclosure via its Twitter page @nidcom_gov on Friday, saying all evacuees were on compulsory 14 days self-isolation.
According to NIDCOM, the compulsory self-isolation is being observed according to the new protocol by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man identified as Adewale Adeniyi inspired many people on LinkedIn with his grass to grace story.
Adeniyi said he worked as a roadside mechanic for six months without being paid during his undergraduate years at the higher institution where he studied engineering.
He said bailing oneself out of the less privileged circle is by showcasing "uncommon knowledge", adding that one becomes irresistible by doing so.
Adeniyi shared a picture in which he was flanked by two roadside mechanics to show his humble beginning.
He said: "I like sharing this picture because it reminds me of a time I worked with roadside mechanics as a University Engineering Student for 6 months and was never paid a kobo. I felt cheated but what I learned was priceless.
"Today I tell my mechanic what to fix and replace. I troubleshoot and do the mental work. I save some cash there."