Real Answers from Real Pilots

Tattoos


(Austin) #1

Hi,

I was wondering what airlines say about having tattoos. I don’t have one yet and won’t get one if it effects my career…However, I would like a small meaningful tattoo of someone close to me who has passed away on my inner bicep. Could you guys tell me what you know about any limitations/rules regarding this?

Thanks,

Austin


#2

Austin,

Tattoos are fine, as long as they are not visible in outside of your uniform. In other words, make sure that while wearing a short sleeve shirt it is not visible.

Chris


#3

Austin,

Just to solidify what Chris said. If it is visible with short sleeves you’ll be the guy wearing long sleeves all summer. Seriously. Not telling you not to but placement is very important.

Adam