BRITISH AIRWAYS HOSTS A UNIQUE RUNWAY SHOW IN BENGALURU FEATURING
CABIN CREW UNIFORMS FROM THE 1940S TO PRESENT
Commemorates 10 years of flying to Bengaluru
Bengaluru, 22 January 2016: British Airways’ 10 glorious years of flying to Bengaluru witnessed a grand celebration in the city today, treating guests with the ‘best of British.’ The special evening witnessed a unique and exquisite fashion show featuring some of the most fashionable cabin crew uniforms that took to the skies since the 1940s to present. The show exhibited distinctive collection of uniforms created by British Airways’ in-house design teams in collaboration with distinguished fashion designers resonating with its brand value and cultural diversity, through every fashion era over the past 80 years.The show was presented and choreographed by Jim Davies of British Airways’ Heritage Centre.
From classic red-lined jacket and skirt, with optional flared trousers, brightly coloured ‘Aztec’ designed uniform to sarees replaced by kurta suit on Indian routes, British Airways’ fashion show exhibited on board flair, elegance, style and glamour like never before!
Speaking on this momentous occasion, Moran Birger, British Airways’ Regional Commercial Manager, South Asia, said, “We are proud of our heritage in India, British Airways’ second largest market outside the UK and after the US. Bengaluru continues to be amongst the most promising routes on our network in this region and we are delighted to have completed 10 wonderful years of flying to this city.
“British Airways takes great pride in delivering the highest levels of innovative customer service. We hope to continue welcoming our customers from Bengaluru to experience British Airways’ award-winning on board services and wish to celebrate another decade of flying to the city.”On 30 October 2005, British Airways’ Boeing 777 took to the skies connecting London with Bengaluru with a five flights per week service. Today, after 10 years of flying to the city, the airline operates daily flights between London and Bengaluru, offering three class configuration namely, Club World (Business), World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) and World Traveller (Economy) to its customers.
In early 2015, British Airways also started daily service from Bengaluru to London, seamlessly connecting to San Francisco with British Airways’ A380 service, the world’s largest commercial aircraft.
British Airways would like to thank Kingfisher Premium for their support at the event.