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Britannia's Revised Livery (Thomson)  
User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3986 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2615 times:

What do you think of the new Britannia name and revised livery? I personally think it's worse that the TUI one. Who is Thomson anyway? The founder of Britannia?


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I really wish they would of kept this livery.


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User currently offlineDemoose From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 1952 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2553 times:

Argh what have they done to Britannia! That livery is awful and as if the TUI colourscheme couldn't get any worse they've somehow managed it! Fair enough with the rebrand, but they could have done something far more imaginative and inspiring.

I'll give the 'operated by Britannia' titles on the nose 12 months before that'll be erased aswell.


Mark



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User currently offlineRyanair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2544 times:

Its not as bad as I thought it would be, I like the "Operated By Britannia" titles at the nose. It is not as nice as the old colours though.

Ryanair737  Smile


User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2506 times:

Not as bad as I thought it'd be.. maybe it'll grow on me.. who knows Laugh out loud

Josh


User currently offlineAircraft88 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2500 times:

Its awful!

I prefer the old Britannia liverly not that!

Thompson is a holiday company who I think owns Britannia.

How much longer will it take for the other charter airlines to copy what Britannia has done?

First choice has already renamed Air 2000 "First Choice Airways."


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If I had to chose between either the Thompson liverly or the First Choice liverly, it would have to be the First Choice livery. I think this because at least the First Choice liverly is alot smaller than the ugly Thompson liverly!

Jamie.





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User currently offlineBY188B From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 710 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2375 times:

I like it!

im a big britannia fan, but i think the new thomson livery is very striking and underlines the fact that thomson is the no 1 uk tour operator.

I think it will look great on the 763 as well, but it might look a bit funny on the 762 as that aircraft is quite short and stubby.

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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2354 times:
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Is Thomson a British travel company chartering Britannia's planes? If so, why paint the planes like that? I flew with Britannia on a Star Tour package from OSL-AGA, but the plane had the classic blue Britannia livery.


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User currently offlineUnattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2328 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

Britannia 2x, Monarch, Air 2000, Air Tours aka Mytravel have all changed their livery in the last couple of years. It is kind of ridiculous.


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Monarch


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and Air2000


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Identity crisis? What is the purpose of changing the livery so often. Does it help with customer perception?

If it was any other business, I would question their reasons for changing so often. But Im sure these companies are being bought and sold like candy, so I can see a reason.



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User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4124 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2279 times:

The old Britannia livery had been around some time so they obviously thought they had to change it. So they change it to the TUI scheme. But that doesn't really fit in with the whole "Britannia" scheme. So to follow on what they did i think it was wise what they did, although i do think they shouldn't have changed at all.

Its the same with Air 2000. It's nearly 2004 now. They had to change name, although once again i wish it had stayed how it was before.

Monarch has done welll with their livery, but will they soon be changing to Avro Airways?

-Stephen


User currently offlineBDRules From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 1501 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2187 times:

Thomson is the largest UK tour operator and Britannia is Thomson's own airline

This is not good. I wonder what Rick will have to say about this.

Regards
Stu


User currently offlineCodeshare From Poland, joined Sep 2002, 1854 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2163 times:

The whole World of TUI liveries are a mess.
The blue is awkward.
The a/c might as well be painted pink.

Hansn't TUI/Neckermann got shares in Thomson? Or is it the other way round?



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User currently offlineRyanair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

The new Monarch livery is a massive improvement from there old colour scheme.  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineDemoose From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 1952 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2055 times:

It certainly is Ryanair737,

Monarch have just repainted one of their A300's in the new colourscheme and it looks very smart indeed - gives them a new lease of life in my opinion!
I'll post the link as there are no photos of it on a.net yet

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?156684

Mark

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User currently offlineTs-ior From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3488 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2042 times:

...charter airlines,who made TOs effective and reliable,are now becoming their "slaves"...

Is Britannia schrinked between TUI and Thomson now ?


User currently offlineRyanair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2003 times:

Wow! Thanks for posting the link Mark  Big thumbs up! The A300 looks amazing in that livery!

Ryanair737


User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1929 times:

Not awful, but I'm not a great fan of it. This is still the greatest Britannia livery though:


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User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4124 posts, RR: 11
Reply 16, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 1842 times:

There is one photo of the new Monarch livery on the A300 "G-MONS" but it just shows the nose close up so you cannot actually see the colour scheme

I agree the Monarch scheme is very classy

-Stephen


User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1798 times:

personaly,

I H8 THIS C/S

we want the classic C/S bak!!!, this is the worst scheme i hav seen in ages!

they could of atleast made the Britannia titles bigger and actully part of the aircraft!!!


User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1744 times:

It could be worse - it could have no mention of Britannia on the livery at all. Then Britannia really would be gone  Sad


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