Uniforms at airports can vary big time! There are different uniform recommendations in different countries, airlines and roles.
Understanding those uniforms can be a great way to stay informed and calm at the airport, and can even help you get to grips with your dream job at the local airport.
We’re going to take a look at different jobs around the airport and what clothes, colours and accessories they are expected to wear.
Firstly, what does the pilot uniform look like?
For commercial airlines, you might be imagining the captain’s hat, gold airline badges, shirt and tie and the chevron-like patterns on their shoulder pads (called epaulets). Traditionally, this wasn’t the case.