14 DECEMBER, 2023

Dristi Sharma

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Air India unveiled a new collection of uniforms for cabin and cockpit crew designed by Indian celebrity couturier, Manish Malhotra.

Designer Uniforms

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These uniforms blend rich Indian heritage and aesthetics with 21st-century style, elegance, and comfort.

Blend of Heritage and Modern Style

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The new uniforms will be introduced gradually, starting with the entry of service of Air India’s first Airbus A350.

Debut with Airbus A350

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Air India's CEO expressed confidence that these innovative uniforms will shape a new narrative for the airline, reflecting its identity and service principles.

Campbell Wilson's Statement

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The women's cabin crew attire features ready-to-wear ombré sarees with intricate patterns, offering flexibility with the option to wear comfortable pants for a unique East-meets-West look.

Women's Attire

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The men's cabin crew attire features sherwani-looking vests in red and black color with huge gold buttons paired with black pants.  

men's attire

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The cockpit crew’s uniform features a classic black double-breasted suit with a print inspired by the Vista, signifying professionalism, timelessness, and the gravitas of the flying profession.

the captain's attire

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The designer aimed to capture India's diverse culture and traditions while embodying a modern and sophisticated look in the uniforms

Manish Malhotra's Vision

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 The uniforms' color palette includes deep red, burgundy, aubergine, and accents of gold, paying homage to India's rich cultural heritage.

Color Palette and Symbolism