Stewardess Branson to finally honour losing bet

By on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Apr.20 (GMM) A sure date has finally been set so that billionaire Sir Richard Branson can honour a losing bet by becoming an air stewardess.

Last November, the Virgin team figurehead left Abu Dhabi with a sexy red AirAsia stewardess uniform, after he and Lotus chief Tony Fernandes - also an airline owner - wagered on which of their teams would beat the other on their 2010 debuts.

"He'll have to work the whole flight. He'll have to serve, he'll have to clean, he'll have to clean the toilets," Malaysian Fernandes laughed after his British-based team finished the 2010 season in the coveted tenth place.

The originally scheduled date for Branson's stewardess flight was called off because the Briton apparently ruptured a ligament after colliding with a fellow skier in Switzerland.

But it has now been confirmed that the 13-hour charity flight from London to Kuala Lumpur will take place on May 1.

"Who would have thought my mentor will be serving as a flight attendant on AirAsia? I've got my razor ready, and I can't wait to shave his hairy legs!" laughed Fernandes.

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