10 More Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms

Suiting Up, Airline Style

Regular readers know I not only write about the aviation industry, I'm also a certifiable #avgeek. I have a Pinterest board that covers Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms. When I did my original post, #FlashbackFriday - Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms, I got a lot of emails with suggestions for ones I should have included. So below are another 10 vintage uniforms from the golden age of travel.

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Lufthansa

Lufthansa flight attendant uniforms from the 1970s.

 A pair of Lufthansa flight attendants wearing uniforms from the 1970s.

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SAS

Anita Ekberg
Lisa Larsen

Miss Sweden Anita Ekberg wearing a vintage Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) uniform in a photo dated 1951.

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PSA

Pacific Southwest Airlines flight attendants
San Diego Air and Space Museum

Three Pacific Southwest Airlines flight attendants model a uniform from the 1970s.

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Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines flight attendants
Oğuz Topoğlu

A group of Turkish Airlines flight attendants sport this bright pink uniform from the 1960s.

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Braniff

bubble helmet was part of the modern flight attendant uniforms designed by Emilio Pucci for Braniff International Airlines

This bubble helmet was part of the modern flight attendant uniforms designed by Emilio Pucci for Braniff International Airlines in 1965.

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British Caledonian Airways

British Caledonian Airways flight attendants

 These British Caledonian Airways flight attendants from the 1970s were mad for plaid. 

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Mohawk Airlines

Mohawk Airlines flight attendants

 This Ithaca, New York-based carrier partnered with the department store Saks Fifth Avenue to create these flight attendant uniforms in the 1960s.

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Air France

Air France uniforms by Balenciaga

 The French flag carrier tapped famed designer Cristobal Balenciaga to design these uniforms in 1969.

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Alitalia

Alitalia uniforms
CoutureAllure.com

Mila Schön was tapped by Alitalia in 1969 to design uniforms for its flight attendants. The collection included a wool suit for the winter.

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United Airlines

United Airlines uniforms
Rich/Flickr

This is a vintage United Airlines flight attendant uniform from the 1970s. 

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