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Turkish Airlines reverses lipstick ban

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Turkish Airlines has reversed a ban on air hostesses wearing brightly-coloured lipstick following accusations it was trying to Islamise the company under government influence. 

Passengers get into a Turkish Airlines aircraft on March 16, 2013 at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. Turkish Airlines has reversed a ban on air hostesses wearing brightly-coloured lipstick following accusations it was trying to Islamise the company under government influence.

The airline's chief executive officer Temel Kotil announced the move in the Turkish media accusing overzealous lower-level airline executives of having imposed the ban.

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