VietJet, a new low cost Vietnamese carrier, was fined on Thursday by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) for an in-flight bikini show.  The show was part of a party to celebrate the inaugural flight from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang last Sunday.  The airline was said to be using the bikini show to promote the “amazing nearby beaches of Da Nang”.  The fine amounted to about $1000 USD, a reasonable marketing cost to promote a new route!  I’d say they scored pretty high on customer service as well, the passengers in the video look extremely happy to be flying with VietJet….

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Mike August 11, 2012 - 7:06 am

I was there. Hooked up with two bikini models that day.

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adam August 11, 2012 - 7:21 am

@Mike – Hah, congratulations are in order then…

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ralf August 11, 2012 - 11:21 am

Why were they fined? What’s wrong with a bikini show?

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adam August 13, 2012 - 5:02 pm

@ralf – supposedly a special permit was required for the show…

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Cook August 11, 2012 - 4:12 pm

Do I care?

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Brian August 11, 2012 - 10:16 pm

Thy should have one on every flight. And at least 3 sessions on transcontinentals.

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