Too Pale to Fly: A Ridiculous True Story


So a friend of mine posted this story on Facebook and I had to share it here. Per the Mirror, a girl looking to board an Etihad flight to Maldives was denied boarding initially because of her pale complexion. The gate attendant thought she must be ill to look like that. The best part is her father’s explanation of her skin tone: “We live in Scotland. She is a redhead and she has a pale complexion. That’s just the way she is.”

Then when she finally received the go ahead to board, she ended up in Maldives without her luggage.

Read the full story here.

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