American Airlines employees has updated the uniforms of more than 70,000 frontline workers, the first in nearly three decades, the company said.
The switch, which takes effect September 20, will put company pilots, flight attendants, customer service agents and airline club workers into uniforms with a slate gray, cobalt and white color scheme.
The company said the uniform overhaul represents one of the last, and most visible, signs of the American-US Airways merger, which officially closed in late 2013, but the combined carriers´ crews had yet to share common uniforms.
Beyond the main uniforms — manufactured by Twin Hill — American is touting a line of accessories produced in an exclusive partnership with Cole Haan.
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.