For the first time in nearly 20 years, British Airways has unveiled a new uniform. Female cabin crew will be able to wear jumpsuits, which the company describes as an "airline first". The airline has also included a tunic and hijab option for female cabin crew, according to a press release by the company.

Iran PressEurope: The overhaul of the flag carrier's work attire is the result of a five-year-long project by British fashion designer Ozwald Boateng. It was delayed by two years because of the coronavirus pandemic. Men have an option of wearing a tailored three-piece suit, while women can wear a dress, skirt, or trousers instead of a jumpsuit.

A tunic and hijab option has also been created by the global carrier for its crew. By summer, every member of the carrier's 30,000 frontline staff would be seen in the new uniform, beginning with engineers and ground handlers.

Sean Doyle, British Airways Chairman and CEO, said: "Our uniform is an iconic representation of our brand, something that will carry us into our future, representing the very best of modern Britain and helping us deliver a great British original service for our customers."

He added: "From the very start this has been about our people. We wanted to create a uniform collection that our people are proud to wear and with the help of over 1,500 colleagues, we are confident that we have delivered this."


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