Shorts, Flight Attendant, Northeast Airlines

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Stewardess

Northeast Airlines, 1968

Northeast Airlines introduced this loud and revealing lime green hot pants uniform in 1968. Other airlines resorted to similar styles to attract male passengers, as businessmen still accounted for the majority of airline travelers.

Gift of Corine Lobato

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

Materials

Synthetic fabric, elastic, thread

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 36.5 × 29 × 14cm (14 3/8 × 11 7/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Yellow with green trim "hot pants" style.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19750809000