Aloha and thank you for following our around-the-world journey of the launch of Delta’s new uniforms! As the sun begins to set in Honolulu, our HNL employees show off Delta’s signature style in the final flight of our uniform takeoff.
11:25 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
A whirlwind celebration that kicked off in New York City on May 28 comes to a close as employees gathered in Los Angeles to toast a successful launch of the Zac Posen-designed uniform line and pay tribute to Delta's past uniforms. At airports, facilities and hangars around the world today, Delta people struck poses and strutted runways — and turned quite a few heads in the process — in celebration of the historic event.
9:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Throughout the day the new Delta uniforms have been arriving at airports around the world, but the excitement isn't over yet. The new uniforms have touched down in Rio de Janeiro and the last stop is still to come.
6:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
When customers boarded Delta flight 1298 from MSP to LAX, little did they know Delta would be continuing the celebration of its global uniform launch on their aircraft.
"We have a special treat for you on today's flight. You're going to be some of the first to see the uniforms on all employee groups at 30,000 feet," said a Delta flight attendant, announcing the start of the runway show.
Employees of all workgroups modeled the designs along the runway with designer Zac Posen, as customers cheered and applauded the new style redefining the Delta brand.
5:15 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Get ready for a new Delta style, Seattle. Our new uniforms are making their mark in airports around the world, but we’ve got a few more destinations in mind. Keep an eye out for where we're headed next.
3 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
After landing in Minneapolis-St.Paul, Delta’s daylong celebration of its uniform launch continued in MSP with Delta employees, leaders, Zac Posen and Lands’ End.
Zac spoke during the festivities about the three-year collaboration between him and Delta, saying, “I’m feeling part of your family and Delta Proud.”
Joe Ferreri, Senior Vice President — Lands' End Outfitters, also spoke at the event and said the company was proud to be part of a remarkable journey with the Delta team.
“What really stands out about the process the team went through is the employee engagement,” he said.
Gareth Joyce, Senior Vice President — Airport Customer Service, said, "Our uniform is who we are and our people are our greatest asset at Delta Air Lines."
1:15 p.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Customers onboard Delta flight 201 from Atlanta to Minneapolis-St. Paul were surprised and delighted to find a seemingly normal flight transform into a fashion show featuring Delta's new uniform line and designer Zac Posen. Passengers filmed the show on their cell phones as employees showed off the new designs.
9 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Delta’s new uniform collection turned heads Tuesday morning as a daylong fashion show began at the Atlanta airport. Employees showed off the new look on a Delta-branded runway as music played. Customers stopped in their tracks to check out the show.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian thanked the airline’s uniform team and designer Zac Posen, and praised the quality of the fabrics and workmanship from vendors Lands' End and Spanx.
“This is a statement of who we are,” Bastian said. “At Delta, we’re the very best and we want to stand out. These uniforms allow our employees to make a statement.”
Posen said designing the uniforms was both an honor and a challenge. “I understood how every clothing had to function as well as look good,” he said. “I hope you’re proud to wear the uniforms.”
Also attending were Lands' End Outfitters Senior Vice President Joe Ferreri and Spanx founder Sara Blakely.
From Atlanta, the roadshow departed for its next stop: Minneapolis-St. Paul.
8:30 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
¡Hola México! The new Delta uniforms have taken off from Mexico City on their way to Atlanta! Where in the world will they show up next!? Stay tuned to find out.
7:15 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
The new Delta uniforms have landed in San Juan! The next flight is boarding and no matter your destination, the journey is sure to be stylish.
6:10 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
The new Zac Posen uniforms are taking the world by storm, and have just landed at JFK airport in New York. This won't be our last stop, so keep a lookout — the new, chic designs will be arriving at an airport near you soon.
4:35 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Delta's new uniforms belong on a runway — and a flight featuring the look is rolling down one, about to take off in Rome. Next stop? A hop across the pond!
3:45 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
Passport Plum is taking over flights and airports in Tokyo, Shanghai, Amsterdam and Paris. Where will you see it next?
12:25 a.m. ET, Tuesday update:
The new, chic Delta uniforms are on the move and ready for their next destination – Sydney, Australia! Passport Plum and Groundspeed Graphite can't stay in one spot for too long.
9:20 p.m. ET, Monday update:
Marking the historic occasion, designer Zac Posen kicked off a 48-hour celebration at LaGuardia Airport in New York City today with employees modeling the new uniforms amidst a #DeltaReadyforTakeoff banner and colorful balloons. Zac delivered a heartfelt greeting to customers alongside two Delta gate agents before departing for Atlanta, where he'll join Delta people as the new uniforms take flight across the U.S. from Atlanta to Honolulu.
7 p.m. ET, Monday update:
Three years in the making and Delta’s new uniforms are finally ready for takeoff! The first flight featuring the airline’s new signature look took off from Singapore on May 29, on its way to Tokyo-Narita.