The Golden Age of Flight Attendants
A new book documents the evolution of stewardesses from registered nurses to starlets in the sky.
- By Bruce McAllister and Stephan Wilkinson
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 18, 2012
In the 1960s, American Airlines stewardesses started wearing red, white, and blue dresses with matching belts and hairbows. The new attire replaced the traditional uniform that dated back to the mid 1930s.