A Canadian flight simulator instructor who made frequent appearances on CNN during its extensive Flight 370 coverage has been fired from his job for dressing unprofessionally and, according to the company's owner, making Canadians "look very bad all over the world."
Mitchell Casado, an instructor for uFly in Mississauga, Ont., announced on Twitter that he had been fired, hinting that it was linked to CNN's waning interest in the company’s services.
CNN logged many hours in the cockpit of one of the company's flight simulators, which is the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared en route to China last month.
uFly company owner Claudio Teixeira said, however, that Casado's termination was caused by showing up late for work and his refusal to dress professionally. Teixeira told the Associated Press that the relaxed jeans and unbuttoned plaid shirts Casdado wore on international television "shamed" the country.
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