Air France makes Paris to Tehran flights voluntary for female crew
April 4, 2016 - Uncategorized
After a meeting with airline unions on Monday afternoon, Air France announced that it will allow female flight crew to opt out of flights to Tehran.
Because of Iranian law, female flight crew would be forced to wear a headscarf upon landing in Tehran.
If a female flight attendant or pilot is assigned to the Paris-Tehran route, they will be allowed to switch flights, according to the airline.
Iranian law requires that all women must cover their hair in public places. The law is obeyed “by all international airlines serving the Republic of Iran” and does not apply during the flight, Air France said in a statement. Read more…