London - (Ass Mess): A high-flying airline's recent brainwave cost-cutting idea of changing over to eco-fiendish coal-fired planes has dive-bombed according to reports.
Fifteen of the firm's Airbus A340-600 fleet have been grounded after passengers complained that staff Casey Jones uniforms 'glorify drug taking'.
The Kate Moss-designed couture exacerbated customer fears after a number of stewards had been heard singing a 1970 Grateful Dead smash-hit during trolley service.
The 'Casey Jones' opening lyrics 'Driving that train, high on cocaine, Casey jones is ready, watch your speed' may have failed to inspire confidence in the airline's retro fuel move, civil aviation sources speculated today.
And when supermodel Naomi Campbell appeared in a First Class cabin sporting a scarlet Valentino Autumn/Winter 2008 cashmere number there was nearly a riot on board.
"Apparently the co-pilot was heard over the plane's tannoy crooning that fatal Grateful Dead lyric line 'Trouble ahead, lady in red, Take my advice you'd be better off dead'," LA FagHagSlagMag's Dave Skank said today.
"I guess some people thought it was a kinda coded Al Qaeda warning."