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User currently offlineKhoahuynhuk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 4882 times:

Now there has been question about SIA Girls' Kebaya. Personally, lovely, never change, beautiful, a symbol world wide. But what are your thoughts.

Only constructive comments please and be mature. We dont' want the forum to turn into disarray.

Here's what I found on the AsiaOne chatroom where a Singapore Girl writes in. While she likes the kebaya, their are things that need to be changed. The shoes:

I love my sarong kebaya!

I don't think that the sarong kebaya uniform should be changed. We, Singapore Airlines cabin crew are trained to do the SEP (Safety and Equipment Procedures) in our uniform. The female cabin crew know how to swim, run, crawl on all 4, etc, while wearing the sarong kebaya. The batik sandals however are questionable. Although they are extremely comfortable, but I don't think that they would protect our feet in the event of an emergency. There have been some rumors going around for a long time that the company might change our footwear, so we have to wait and see. I am also so fed up with people saying that Singapore Girls only know how to serve, but haven't got a clue in saving lives. Yes, I have heard those rumors about a couple of cabin crew who froze after the impact of SQ6. But then again what makes people think that cabin crew from other airlines, be it Cathay Pacific, British Airways, United Airlines, Qantas, etc, etc, will not freeze when something like that happened to them? Even if it's true that those 2 people froze, the other 15 cabin crew were saving lifes, from the late Ms. Irene Ang, to Ms. Farzana Abdul Razak. And I am also tired of people attacking our uniform. I can promise you that I can move a lot faster in my made to measure sarong kebaya than in a 3 piece suit. Everytime I put on my sarong kebaya uniform, I feel very proud. If you take that pride away from us Singapore Girls, I don't think that Singapore Airlines will be the same airline as we know it today.

Copyright Straits Times or AsiaOne 2000.

Whatever...

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User currently offlineAirsnaps From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4849 times:

Hi there!

I have flown with Singapore Airlines many times now and I still feel that they are the safest airline in the world today, regardless of what others have said.

I would have no doubt with flying on them to anywhere in the world.

The "Singapore Girls" uniform not only makes them look very attractive, which is after all, what airline stewardess promotion is all about, but also appears to be very easy and free to move in, especially in the event of an emergency. I hope that SIA do not change this - you look good girls!

Just my thoughts anyway!

Regards,

Paul - mail@airsnaps.com


User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 379 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4833 times:

elegant but not practical, same goes for the uniforms of Malaysia airlines,Thai and others of similar style 


.....up there with the best!
User currently offlineSIA fan From Indonesia, joined Aug 2000, 728 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4828 times:

I think the Kebaya is what makes SIA unique and different from most airlines. It's already becoming one of the symbol of SIA. If you mention Singapore Airlines, I 'm sure many people would think of pretty Singapore Girls in their kebaya uniform.
I hope they don't change it. I like airlines who can incorporate culture into their FAs uniforms, namely SIA, Garuda, MAS, Thai, and others.



SQ*G BD*S
User currently offlineKrisworldB777 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 571 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4802 times:

I have to agree with many others. The SIA Kebaya is a gorgeous uniform and certainly looks the best uniform of any other airline. I think that Cathay's in disgusting, Thai & Malaysia's alright. SIA will loose something very special if they decide to do away with the kebaya. As the stewardess says, she can run better in her kebaya than a 3-piece suit. Look at Ansett and others. Imagine running in those high heels and that heavy suit that looks awful. Maybe the sandals should go although they are a nice touch. If anyone knows where I can get in contact with an SIA stewardess please e-mail me her details to:
anthonyhawkins@perthmail.com
Cheers guys!


User currently offline747-fan From Singapore, joined Feb 2000, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4793 times:

MAS also has a green kebaya uniform?

Has it been with them since they started?


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