While some countries seem to be coping better than others with the anxiety related to living in the “new normal” COVID-19 world (in Milan locals seem almost blasé about the risks), I have to admit that the thought of being greeted by flight attendants in the outfits shown below leaves me feeling somewhat nervous.
While I absolutely agree that these outfits will keep both flight attendants and passengers safer, the reality of being welcomed on board by staff dressed in these frightening uniforms will not help diminish my own anxiety…
Latest: Airlines across Asia are rolling out new #COVID19 cabin crew uniforms: full PPE (personal protective equipment) wear — some of a higher standard than many hospitals front liners have access to… pic.twitter.com/nkH9oD5mEX
— Alex Macheras (@AlexInAir) April 27, 2020
From personal protective equipment (PPE) for cabin crew and airport teams to modified inflight services, we have stepped up safety measures for customers and employees at the airport and on board.#FlyEmiratesFlyBetter https://t.co/BNMUXp2vKO pic.twitter.com/UX4mFgQTOW
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) April 21, 2020
These uniforms seem worlds away from the rather shocking Bikini airline uniforms we highlighted in 2018.