Airline now requires its flight attendants to learn wing-chun, a form of kung fu, something
the airline hopes will help its crew deal with drunk and bad passengers.
Statistically, Hong Kong airline deals with around three to four disruptive passengers every week, according to its spokeswoman Eva Chan.
Wing-chun instructor Katherine Cheung says the martial art is ideal for
airline crews, especially women because it can be used in tight, small, and confined spaces like an
If you are lucky, you might see one of them in action anytime soon. The benefit of the kung-fu training is already being shown: some time ago, a flight
attendant used her move to resolve a conflict on a Beijing-Hong
Kong route flight. Luckily, it didnâ€™t end in the passenger
getting the thousand kicks move which would really sucks.
Basically,that passenger was a huge dude, he had too much drink and got carried away during the
flight, and the beautiful flight attendant said she was better able to
handle the situation due to her increased confidence from learning the kung fu.
Check out the pictures and video of the Wing-Chun Art of Kung-Fu being shown below: