From 1948 onwards there were ground hostesses to assist travellers at all main airports, but NAC planes did not carry air hostesses until 1956. After that they were a familiar sight in their distinctive uniforms. This photograph marked the transition in July 1966 from the black hostess uniform (right) to colourful outfits.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Transport -Aviation-NAC
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