|New look uniform for Qantas cabin crew and ground staff|
The latest uniform has been created by Australian designer Martin Grant and marks the airline’s first uniform revamp for 10 years.
You’ll find an image of the uniform on this page and the rest have been uploaded as a photo album on The Aviation Writer’s Facebook page, including some from a fashion show to unveil the new look – click here to view them.
"This is a new look for a new chapter for Qantas,” stated Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, adding that the uniform will be worn by 12,600 cabin crew and ground employees from early 2014.
“The new uniform speaks of Australian style on the global stage,” he added.
Martin Grant has designed 35 garments for female and male employees, which were developed in collaboration with Qantas’ customer-facing uniformed departments, including cabin crew and ground employees.
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Female employees will wear a combination of a dress, tops, a suit and a trench overcoat, accompanied by a stylish scarf and a trilby hat in a knitted fabric made from recycled bottle tops. The male suiting is neat and structured.
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5 FACTS ABOUT THE NEW QANTAS UNIFORM
- Approximately 400,000 garments will be produced
- Approximately 350,000 meters of fabric will be used
- 35 styles designed for male and females
- 15 fabrics have been selected including Premium Super Fine Australian Merino Wool in the suiting
- Uniforms will be delivered to 85 different locations in 21 countries