Criticisms over Malaysia Airlines’ plan to relook sarong kebaya of cabin crew

This is not the first time the issue of cabin crew attire has been criticised by various quarters. PHOTO: MALAYSIA AIRLINES/FACEBOOK
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KUALA LUMPUR – National carrier Malaysia Airlines is looking at making changes to the sarong kebaya of its air stewardesses in 2023, but aviation experts say the plan could divert attention from more pressing issues like making the airline more efficient and cost-effective.

The Straits Times learnt that the airline’s operator Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) on Monday sent an e-mail with a survey attached to members of its travel and lifestyle loyalty programme, Enrich, asking for their opinion on switching from the kebaya to a more “modest” uniform.

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