News Muslims climb aboard Malaysia's first Shariah-compliant airline

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  1. thegroovologist

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    "Female staff in hijabs, prayers before take-off and no alcohol: Muslims climb aboard Malaysia's first Shariah-compliant airline

    Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline Rayani Air has launched, with its maiden flight taking off from the capital to the resort island of Langkawi yesterday.

    In-flight meals served on board its flights are completely halal, with alcohol consumption strictly prohibited, in compliance with Shariah laws.

    The dress code is also reflective of Shariah guidelines, as Muslim flight crew must wear the hijab while non-Muslim crew have to be decently dressed.

    There will also be prayer recitals on the plane before take-off.

    The company's Managing Director Jaafar Zamhari told the Star newspaper: 'We are the first Malaysian airline to be shariah-compliant based on guidelines by relevant authorities. We are proud of this.

    'The shariah-compliant aspects will be refined as time goes by,' he added using the Arabic word for Islamic law.

    There are already other shariah-friendly carriers operating around the world, and UK-based Firnas Airways is planning to offer similar flights next year, according to a Bloomberg news agency report.

    Under the concept of halal - meaning 'permissible' in Arabic - pork and its by-products, alcohol and animals not slaughtered according to Islamic procedures are all 'haram' or forbidden.

    Halal standards also apply to products such as cosmetics, which may contain animal-derived ingredients, and the conditions under which they are prepared and stored.

    Muslim-majority Malaysia has long practised a moderate form of Islam but conservative attitudes are rising

    A company recently introduced halal bottled mineral water in Malaysia, and Islamic speed dating sessions - where single women are chaperoned - have been embraced.

    A halal convention in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year, which drew thousands of delegates and hundreds of exhibitors, showcased products ranging from food and cosmetics to collagen produced from yaks in Tibet."


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    probably the safest airline in the world
     
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    So if I get caught stealing the headphones, I guess I get my hand cut off on the spot?
     
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    So the women don't have to sit out on the wings?
     
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    So damn true.
     
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    Hope it lands back in the 7th Century.
     
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    Need to do these people a favor and hit a few of their planes with cruise missles.
     
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    "Recital of Doa during Rayani Inaugural Flight | Bacaan Doa sebelum Penerbangan Sulung Rayani Air"

     
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    Yeah, so long as you're not a 9 year old Bangladeshi boy. :coffee:
     
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    What would be the in flight movie?

    Schindler's List? :dontknow:
     
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    I got 20 bucks that says, those "women" play for the Iranian soccer team.
     
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    Your bomb will fit conveniently in the overhead compartment.
     
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    On the plus side, if passengers are willing to buy full fare tickets for their goats, they do have a "Mile High Club"
     
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    Hopefully they aren't allowed in US airspace so they can save money on maintenance costs.
     
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    It has no doors: makes it easier to help offenders meet Allah.
     
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    Remind me never to fly this joke of an airline.
     
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    Do they pack Jews in plastic bags too?


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