United Airlines stewardess in a simulated cabin of a Douglas DC-10, 1968

A new book on airline style celebrates the opulent era of 'flying boats', the groovy uniforms of the 1960s and the hi-tech cabins of today

'Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet' by Keith Lovegrove is published by Laurence King on 23 August (£9.95 from Foyles, Waterstones and laurenceking.com)

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