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User currently offlineUal767ord From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 156 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1935 times:

Why doesn't UA have one of their planes have the Star Alliance livery? If they do what type of plane is it. Thanks!! Big grin

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User currently offlineIloveBOI From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1872 times:

They have/had a 767. I saw a picture of it in a book.

I  Love BOI


User currently offlineUalisthebst From United States of America, joined May 2001, 79 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1696 times:

N653UA has been painted in this livery for quite sometime:


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-Ualisthebst


User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1667 times:

One other little subtle thing I noticed:

All of the airlines that had all of the logos, all put "their" logo on FIRST. Notice how on the United 767, United is at the FRONT of the plane. and on the Lufthansa plane, Lufthansa is at the front and United is on the BACK.

Is there a reason for that, or is it just a little self bragging?

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User currently offlineGoAround From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 616 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1643 times:

All carriers in any alliance usually list themselves first, and then the others alphabetically. For example, if you go to an Iberia VIP lounge, you'll see a sign with all the OneWorld carriers listed, but Iberia will be at the top. This is most probably what's going on here. Take a look at your third example here. This Mexicana a/c has the Mexicana logo at the front, then all the others go backwards in alphabetical order, until they reach Varig, which starting with V, is the lowest letter and therefore shown last, unless on a Varig aircraft, where it would be shown at the front.

The same was true with the earlier style, but Varig had not yet joined, leaving United the carrier with the lowest-placed letter and therefore at the back of those a/c which weren't its own.

Hope this makes sense!

GoAround



GoAround
User currently offlineStefandotde From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1616 times:

UA don't be that foolish and change your color-scheme into star-alliance-like!!!
The own scheme is one of the most beautiful , so don't change it!!!


User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2209 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1523 times:

I think the Star airlines were required to put their section first so you'd know what airline it was.

User currently offlineSyncmaster From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 2015 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1495 times:
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Even if they were required to do so, they own the plane, and people would see the United name first.

User currently offlineJustplanesmart From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 713 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

N653UA is still in its original Star Alliance livery (or at least it was two days ago when I saw it come into SEA).


"So many planes; so little time..."
User currently offlinePoumat From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

Is there a special livery for the Oneworld carriers?

User currently offlineL1011Fan From United States of America, joined May 2003, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1276 times:

The UA plane that is 1/3 UA Livery and 2/3 Star Alliance Livery is quite possibly the stupidest livery scheme ever...blah!!!

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