Virgin Atlantic employees can now show off their tattoos

On Tuesday, the airline updated its tattoo policy. according to news release. They claim to be “the first British airline to allow visible tattoos”.

“Until today, any uniformed Virgin Atlantic employee had to make sure their tattoos were covered,” Virginia Atlantic said in a press release. “But now employees can show off their tattoos to the world while still representing Virgin Atlantic in their uniforms.”

Estelle Hollingsworth, director of human resources at Virgin Atlantic, emphasized the importance of self-expression in the release.

“At Virgin Atlantic, we want everyone to be themselves and know what is theirs. Many people use tattoos to express their unique identities, and our uniformed, client-facing colleagues should not be excluded from this if they choose to,” she said. to release.

“That is why, in line with our commitment to inclusion and the protection of identity, we are easing our tattoo restrictions for all of our employees. We are proud to be an airline that sees the world differently and allows our people to truly be themselves.”

In honor of International Flight Attendant Day, the airline also released several images of tattooed crew members. on Twitter.

“Today we are protecting a magnificent collection of people who are our amazing flight attendant,” they wrote. “We have always encouraged our people to be themselves, so from today they can proudly show off their tattoos.”

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