Airline asks woman to take pregnancy test before flight from Hong Kong to US island of Saipan

Mail Online | 1/14/2020 | Chris Dyer For
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A Japanese woman was reportedly asked by an airline to take a pregnancy test before boarding a flight to a US island.

Midori Nishida was travelling from Hong Kong to Saipan to visit her parents when she was asked by staff at Hong Kong Express Airways to prove she was not pregnant.

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After telling crew she was not pregnant, Nishida was taken to the toilet by an employee, who made her urinate on a strip test before they would allow her to get on the plane.

Once she got to the airport for her flight, she says the airline asked her to take a 'fit-to-fly' assessment, which includes a pregnancy test.

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Despite already marking on a check-in questionnaire that she was not pregnant, Nishida was still asked to take the test.

The result was negative and the 25-year-old was the allowed to board.

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Saipan is a US territory and the island is part of the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific.

The airline reportedly said the test...
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