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Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3735 posts, RR: 2
Posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4905 times:

Would Pan Eastern be a good name for an new start up?

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User currently offlinerampart From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 3152 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4893 times:

Combining the worst, or the best, of the namesake predecessors? There were rumors of an Eastern Airlines revival a year or so ago. Pan Am has been revived too many times. I don't know if it sounds odd to me because I'm used to hearing Eastern or Pan Am, but the conjoined names do not make make a smooth, memorable brand name.

-Rampart


User currently offlineebj1248650 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1932 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4677 times:

What is the idea behind the name; the reason for using it?


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User currently offlineOB1783P From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 326 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4673 times:

Yes, for a disaster movie, like Trans-Global and such...


I've flown thousands of miles and I can tell you it's a lot safer than crossing the street!
User currently onlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19245 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4673 times:

Don't like it at all, but that's just me.  


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlinechieft From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 358 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4631 times:
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Sounds not special, like a movie airline name with no reference to nothing...

And its already taken by a trading company. If you are related to it, then it could make sense. If not, it could mean trouble ahead...



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User currently offlineUnflug From Germany, joined Jan 2012, 527 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4508 times:

Quoting chieft (Reply 5):
And its already taken by a trading company.

... located in India  


User currently offlinebobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6517 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4470 times:

Why would you want to name an airline Pan Eastern?

User currently offlinebreiz From France, joined Mar 2005, 1917 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4393 times:

For the name to have any sense, the airline would have to be located in the East of something (Eastern) and to trade in all that region (Pan).

User currently offlineLogos From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 794 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4366 times:

Not unless the purpose of the name were to drive away potential passengers.

Cheers,
Dave in Orlando



Too many types flown to list
User currently offlineWestJet747 From Canada, joined Aug 2011, 1908 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 4321 times:

Quoting chieft (Reply 5):
And its already taken by a trading company. If you are related to it, then it could make sense. If not, it could mean trouble ahead...

It's only trouble if they operate in that region and there is "brand confusion". Unless the Indian company is in the aviation game, or has a similar logo, then I would not expect any legal issues.



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User currently offlinePI4EVER From United States of America, joined May 2009, 696 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 4283 times:
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Wait. Let me propose a merger!
"PAN PEOPLE EASTERN EXPRESS"
Based in PHF (the East)
Flies only to North, Central and South America (Pan)
All seats $19 for all the People
All flights nonstop (Express) until they are forced to re-fuel.
Fleet will consist of vintage Stratocruiser's, 737-200's, L1011's and Jetstream 32's painted in shades of blue, purple, black, white, red, orange and tan.
Will be known affectionally as "PEEPEE"
No 21st Century technology permitted....on the ground or in the air. PEEPEE is equipped with teletype machines and landline phones only, but Western Union Telegrams permitted.
'Welcome Aboard the Airline of the Past.....trying to fly you Today."
  



watch what you want. you may get it.
User currently offlineUAL747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4275 times:

Pan People Pacific Eastern Express Orient - PPPEEO - The Asian subsidiary of PPEE.

Utilizing the Constellation, 747SP, and A300B, along with leased Concordes, for SIN-SYD routes.


User currently offlinePI4EVER From United States of America, joined May 2009, 696 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4267 times:
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Quoting UAL747 (Reply 12):

Phil:
I am pleased to announce you have been selected to head up the new Asian/Oceania Division. Your salary will be determined by "PEEP"...the"Pan Eastern Express People's" Union which you will be required to become a member of.
Please begin an immediate search for fold-down berths to equip the Constellations, as we will want to offer a premium "Now its Time to Lay Me Down" sleeper service to SYD.
By-the-Way...or is it BTW? You can live anywhere you want, but we're not flying FOR DAYS to attend one of YOUR staff meetings. The fuelstops are bad enough.......



watch what you want. you may get it.
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