Could those stewardesses get any more glamorous?

Over the past year, Royal Jordanian Airlines has been delighting us with its sassy responses to controversial world issues (we’re still chuckling about their laptop ban poetry competition).

But you might not have realised that Jordan’s national carrier has been going strong for more than 50 years.

The airline, which was founded in 1963, has been digging around the archives and sharing some throwback snaps to Instagram – and we can’t stop admiring the vintage Royal Jordanian cabin crew uniforms.

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This stylish snap was taken in the 1960s. How swoon-worthy are those coats?

 

Accessorizing is key, even at 35,000 feet. Loving the gloves and scarves, ladies.

Here’s a shot from 1966, when Royal Jordanian started flying to London and Paris. Très chic!

“Anything from the drinks trolley?”

This one was taken in 1971. Seriously though, where can we get our hands on a vintage RJ coat?

And this shot is from 1973, when Royal Jordanian first started flying to Dubai (which is why they look so happy!).

These are all the Royal Jordanian uniforms over the years. That hat-and-scarf combo looks strangely familiar…

 
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Finally, here is what the the team looks like today. Check out those “runway” models…

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