Makeup No Longer Required for Virgin Atlantic’s Female Crew
They’re putting their best face forward. Changes to the dress code at the Richard Branson-owned airline will also allow all female flight attendants to wear pants as part of their uniform. Top Virgin executive Mark Anderson said the company had been “listening to the views of our people” and as a result, decided to boost levels of personal comfort and opportunities for self-expression.
Is this a sea change in the air? Not exactly: Other major airlines still ask their female crew members to wear lipstick — though British Airlines already allows its female crew to wear pants.
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