China Airlines’ ground staff and cabin crew will sport a new uniform as the SkyTeam alliance airline seeks to spruce up its image across the globe. Revealed in a pop video by Taiwanese band Men Envy Children and taking to the skies from August, frequent travellers will notice a difference ...
POSTED 15 Jun, 2015 7 Comments
World-renowned Australian fashion designer Martin Grant will step into the Qantas flight simulators this week as part of his research on shaping a new uniform for 2,500 Qantas pilots. "I've never been in a flight simulator before" Grant tells Australian Business Traveller, adding ...
POSTED 21 Apr, 2015 3 Comments
Qantas will bring a dash of fashion to the flight deck with a new pilots' uniform from Melbourne-born and Paris-based Martin Grant. Due to debut in 2016, the uniform will see some 2,500 pilots across Qantas' domestic, international and regional QantasLink network mix high-st...
POSTED 16 Apr, 2015 5 Comments
Qantas pilots are set to gain an all-new uniform crafted by acclaimed designer Martin Grant – but how has the look evolved over the Red Roo's decades of flying? Here's a look at the History of the Qantas pilot uniform. In the 1930s aircraft cockpits were enclosed so pilots no lo...
POSTED 16 Apr, 2015 0 Comments
Italian designer Ettore Bilotta gives credit to Hollywood legends Lauren Bacall and Clarke Gable for the inspiration behind Etihad Airways' eye-catching new crew uniforms. Seeking to evoke a timeless spirit of elegance and glamour which would resonate with travellers around the wo...
POSTED 21 Jan, 2015 5 Comments
Not content to debut its new Airbus A380 and Boeing 787, with their game-changing first class suites and business class seats, Etihad Airways has overnight rolled out new-look uniforms. Designed by Ettore Bilotta, the glamourous threads pick up the same modern geometry and desert-inspi...
POSTED 19 Dec, 2014 12 Comments
Emirates' highly recognisable uniform serves as the starting point for stylish new threads worn by the crew on its Emirates Executive private jet service. Retaining the signature Emirates red and beige colour palate, the Emirates Executive uniform features a sleek red shift dress and a beig...
POSTED 15 Dec, 2014 3 Comments
American Airlines has new uniforms on the way, with first images of the designer threads now breaking cover. The uniform revamp is the first total overhaul in some 20 years and is part of the wide-ranging 'Becoming a new American' brand refresh since American joined forces with US Airways...
POSTED 3 Dec, 2014 14 Comments
Royal Brunei has become the latest airline to unveil a new uniform, which will debut in April with the launch of its Boeing 787 service from Melbourne to Brunei and on to London. The simple yet stylish look takes its cue from the rich heritage of this tiny sovereign stat...
POSTED 22 Feb, 2014 5 Comments
Qantas staff around the world – from cabin crew to checkin staff, lounge teams and baggage handlers – slipped into the airline's chic new uniform this week. It's only airline's 11th uniform in its 93 year history, so what better time to take a stroll down a decades-long catwalk with ...
POSTED 13 Dec, 2013 6 Comments
Travellers on a handful of Qantas overnight flights this week undoubtedly did a double-take when they awoke to see the crew wearing different uniforms to when the flight began. It was a case of out with the old – the familiar togs with an Aboriginal print which debuted in 2003 – and ...
POSTED 12 Dec, 2013 15 Comments
Some 12,000-odd Qantas staff will slip into the airline's chic new uniform this Thursday, December 12, but visitors to the airline's Sydney and Melbourne lounges can catch a sneak preview of the stylish threads. The team at the Sydney and Melbourne Qantas Club and Qantas Business Loung...
POSTED 9 Dec, 2013 9 Comments
Staff and crew at the Flying Kangaroo will have a fresh look on Thursday December 12 when Qantas switches over to its chic new uniform. All of the airline's 12,600 domestic and international uniformed staff will don the new garb on that day, although if you keep your eyes peeled you may alr...
POSTED 28 Oct, 2013 11 Comments
Virgin Atlantic has revealed the newest take on its iconic red threads, courtesy of British fashion doyenne Dame Vivienne Westwood. The new uniform for Sir Richard Branson's airline brings a modern 'Cool Britannia' look to the safe territory of sharp silhouettes and dapper de...
POSTED 12 Jul, 2013 1 Comment
Garuda Indonesia is set to re-enter the first class market with a new Boeing 777-300ER, and it’s got new uniforms to match. We snapped these first photos of the new kit on mannequins at Garuda’s headquarters in Jakarta. Most eye-catching are the classy threads for the...
POSTED 2 Jul, 2013 2 Comments
Fiji Airways has unveilled a new uniform to go with the airline's new name, new planes and new just-about-everything-else, following its overnight transition from the old Air Pacific. The striking new cabin crew kit celebrates Fijian culture and incorporate 'masi' brandmarks already seen on Fi...
POSTED 28 Jun, 2013 3 Comments
United Airlines crew will don new-look uniforms next month, but reaction to the revamped threads seems to be as subdued as the kit's overall design and colours. The airline has opted for a safe but rather bland corporate look with shades of blue, gray and black, deliberately playing off the...
POSTED 31 May, 2013 47 Comments
Looking for photos of Virgin Atlantic's new uniforms by Vivienne Westwood? We've got 'em – click here to see 'em! Click here for a photo gallery of the new Virgin Atlantic uniforms by Vivienne Westwood PREVIOUS | Virgin Atlantic has signed up British fashion doyenne Dame ...
POSTED 3 May, 2013 5 Comments
Qantas has named Melbourne-born designer Martin Grant as the man to create new-look uniforms for the airline's cabin crew and ground staff. Grant, seen here flanked by Qantas cabin crew decked out in uniforms spanning the decades, will craft what Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says will be "a new,...
POSTED 31 May, 2012 7 Comments
Virgin Blue is gearing up to reveal its new domestic economy class seat, to feature on the airline's new Airbus A330s when they begin daily service between Sydney and Perth on May 26. A teaser on the Virgin Blue website contains a close-up photo of the seats and tells us they'll be covered in 'l...
POSTED 6 Apr, 2011 1 Comment
Virgin Atlantic gets first new Airbus A330, promises in-flight Internet, brings back red shoes for hosties
It's good to see an airline which clearly has its priorities right. Virgin Atlantic has not only started flying the first of ten Airbus A330s to beef up its long-distance fleet, equipped with a new touch-screen in-flight entertainment system which later this year will include in-flight Internet....
POSTED 5 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
Virgin Blue (since this article was first written, the airline has rebranded as Virgin Australia) has revealed a swish new look for flight attendants and crew, with new uniforms playing up the airline’s palette of red, silver and purple. Created by Project Runway Australia winner Juli Gr...
POSTED 23 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
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