Lesbian couple say Jetstar staff ‘giggled’ at homophobic

A lesbian couple who claim they were repeatedly abused with homophobic slurs by a fellow Jetstar passenger claim flight crew did nothing but watch and 'giggle'.

Cat Franke and Julz Evans have told of their flight from hell with the budget airline on New Year's Eve, which they say was so scary it 'left them fearing for their lives'.

The couple were flying from Melbourne to Perth to visit family when the clock struck midnight on December 31, when Ms Franke, 23, gave her partner, 25, a loving kiss.

A lesbian couple (pictured) who claim they were repeatedly abused with homophobic slurs by a fellow Jetstar passenger claim flight crew did nothing but watch and 'giggle'

A lesbian couple (pictured) who claim they were repeatedly abused with homophobic slurs by a fellow Jetstar passenger claim flight crew did nothing but watch and 'giggle'

Cat Franke (pictured, left) and Julz Evans (pictured, right) have told of their flight from hell with the budget airline on New Year's Eve, which they say was so scary it 'left them fearing for their lives'

Cat Franke (pictured, left) and Julz Evans (pictured, right) have told of their flight from hell with the budget airline on New Year's Eve, which they say was so scary it 'left them fearing for their lives'

At the same time as the Sydney Harbour Bridge was lit up with rainbow fireworks to celebrate Australia's 'yes vote' to same-sex marriage, the pair began copping abuse.  

To make matters worse the couple claims that as they sat there being called 'f*****s' and having their chairs punched, Jetstar flight attendants laughed at his behaviour.

Taking to Facebook to complain about their experience, the couple say immediately after they shared their kiss a man seated directly behind them began hurling abuse. 

In her post Ms Franke said the man called them names, told them he wanted to 'see lesbians kiss' and punched

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