Qantas Airline, which stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, has built a good reputation for excellence in safety, customer service, operational reliability as well as engineering and maintenance. Qantas is considered as the world\’s leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia though it now faces with many challenges such as maintaining safe operations and creating competitive business position.


One of the most important facts that help build the fame and prestige of Qantas is its polite, fashionable and elegant uniforms. There have been many changes to the Qantas uniforms throughout the history, so let\’s take a look at some of the Qantas uniforms below.


2008 to now

The Qantas cabin crew uniform has been changed to create a fresh and contemporary look that reflects its premium style since 2008 with a new palette color.


Quatas wool suits in black (flight attendants) and charcoal (ground staff) have been combined with the Wirriyarra design in three colors – Dusk (for Qantas flight attendants), Ochre (for QantasLink flight attendants) and Opal (for airport and ground staff). A dusk print dress has been created for female flight attendants

The uniform of Airport Customer Service staff

The uniform of cabin crew and flight attendants


Back to the history of Qantas uniforms

Qantas uniforms designed by Australian fashion designer Peter Morrissey (right) were introduced in 2003 (2003 – 2008)

Qantas uniforms from 1993 to 2003. Air attendants put on blue navy wool suits with white or bright blue skirt.


Qantas uniforms are designed in brighter blue color for from 1985 to 1993

Qantas uniforms are designed in diferent colors for air attendants from 1974 to 1985

Flight attendants used to wear dark blue suits with a white shirt, a hat and gloves from 1971 to 1974

Qantas uniforms from 1969 to 1971

Qantas uniforms from 1964 to 1969 were characterized by bright blue tones

In Qantas uniforms from 1959 to 1964, male flight attendants look like waiters while uniform for female ones are similar to a military style uniform 

The winter uniforms of Qantas Airlines from 1948 to 1959

The summer uniforms of Qantas Airline from 1948 to 1959




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Louis Brown lives in California, where he enjoys writing articles on a variety of subjects, especially lifestyle. By trade, he is a user interface designer.

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