Lufthansa crew switch uniforms to get in the Oktoberfest mood
Lufthansa, the flagship carrier of Germany is in the mood to welcome passengers traveling to Munich. The city is host to the world renowned Oktoberfest that commenced recently. To get in the mood and offer passengers a hint of its flavors, the German airline has dressed its crew on certain flights in traditional Bavarian dresses.
Travelers booking plane tickets with the airline to Munich will come across a differently dressed cabin crew at their service. This year is the eighth year in a row when the 14 members Trachten Crew will serve the customers onboard. The crew will sport specially designed outfits on flights between New York and Munich, Chicago and Munich, and Tokyo and Munich.
As a trend, the airline changes the apparel of the crew once in three years. This year the women will adorn a blouse made of yellow fabric with a blue floral print and team it with blue-and-white striped skirt and blue apron. On the other hand, men will put on stylish leather jacket, Lederhosen to be exact. They will sport traditional pants with a Janker, which is the Bavarian-style jacket. Their ties will match the dirndls.
The airline operates out of its hubs at Düsseldorf Airport, Frankfurt Airport, and Munich Airport. At present, its vast network connects 18 cities in Germany and 197 cities across the world. Its fleet comprises more than 280 aircrafts.