Transsexual turned down for pilot post
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Sheffield v Air Foyle Charter Airlines Ltd  ET/1200389/97 (0 other reports)
A pilot who was refused an interview because she was transsexual, was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex, rules a Bedford employment tribunal (Chair: G Plenderleath) in Sheffield v Air Foyle Charter Airlines Ltd.
Kristina Sheffield, a former RAF and Britannia Airways pilot with over 25 years flying experience, underwent gender-reassignment surgery in 1988.