New Delhi: Air India unveiled the new uniforms for its pilots and crew members on Wednesday to change its crew uniforms in six decades since it was founded in 1932.
The new uniform will be introduced by the end of 2023. It is an “ode to Air India’s rich history and a promise of a bright future”, Air India said in a post on X.
Noted fashion designer Manish Malhotra has designed the new uniforms for Air India’s over 10,000 flight crew, ground staff, and security personnel in red, aubergine, and gold. In a video posted on X by the official account of Air India, crew members are seen wearing the latest uniforms.
“Introducing our new Pilot & Cabin crew uniforms, an ode to Air India’s rich history and a promise of a bright future. These uniforms, envisioned by India’s leading couturier Manish Malhotra, feature three quintessential Indian colours – red, aubergine, and gold, representing the confident, vibrant new India,” the airline wrote on X.
Designer Manish Malhotra said he is “honored to have been given the opportunity to design the uniforms for Air India”.