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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 from the airline’s traditional purple theme – instead designed by William Cheung to feature red, blue, black and grey.
Female crew members don a 1950s-style cheongsam with a matching jacket, while the gents scrub up in a three-piece suit featuring a sapphire blue band on the vest and blazer:
Higher in the ranks, you’ll spot the Cabin Manager in white and blue-grey, and the Chief Purser in a smart-looking blue and gold:
During the colder months the crew also have a matching winter coat with coloured rims on the front pockets…
…. but whatever the season, uniformed staff also have matching shoes with hints of blue to distinguish against the traditional plain black:
Watch the following four-minute video and keep your eyes peeled for China Airlines staff performing the ‘cabin crew dance’:
China Airlines flies to Sydney and Brisbane from Taipei, across the Tasman to Auckland from both cities and will also resume its seasonal Sydney-Christchurch flights across the Australian summer.
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