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Air Canada New Colours Here!  
User currently offlineCessnapimp From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1320 posts, RR: 19
Posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 35630 times:

It was quite an event with Céline Dion in the new uniform, and with new seat and external colours. We were also shown the new ad campaign.

Here is a link to some of my pictures taken this morning:


...and take the time to see some of my other pics will ya!? LOL!

We'll have to wait a sunny day before we can truly see the very shiny paint job. Otherwise it looked kinda "Crestlike" in the drab skies...

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User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12593 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 35200 times:

Whoa, there, don't get too imaginative there, AC - we don't want the creative juices to run dry too quickly.

(Is this a new concept from the legendary design house, Bland, Dull & White Inc.?)

User currently offlineOneworldman From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 190 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 35083 times:

As far as I can see, all they changed was the tail design. I suppose it is ok, but couldn't they have put more imagination into this new scheme?

Querer es poder.
User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 35002 times:

Not a drastic change, I think I like the current colors better just from looking at the pictures...


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User currently offlineOneworldman From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 190 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34934 times:

Kaitak...I love your reply, you must have sent it in while I was typing mine. I was expecting something really new and different, but is seems all we got was "warmed over" Air Canada. They could have just left it the way it was for all the difference this design makes!

Querer es poder.
User currently offlineGoAibusGo From Netherlands, joined Mar 2001, 276 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34660 times:

Nooooooo!! That is the most horrible change I've ever seen for an airline. Probebly again to save cost on painting.

WHITE and more WHITE

User currently offlineNtspelich From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 764 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34639 times:

Not much change, but a beautiful new c/s nonetheless. I espicially like the gradient on the tail.

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User currently offlineVoodoo From Niue, joined Mar 2001, 2101 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34616 times:

So there seems to be an indication that the white fuselage paint itself is different?

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User currently offlineOneworldman From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 190 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34574 times:


what do you see that is so "beautiful" about this new scheme? For all the change it made they really should have just left the old scheme!

Querer es poder.
User currently offlineIFLYMCO From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 482 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34511 times:

I guess it could be worse, it could have been that horrific green/orange/red disaster that was posted in the past week or so.

Now it should be "IFLYDCA"
User currently offlineNa From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10816 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34504 times:

From the photos it appears to me the basic paint is a greenish off-white like JALs new livery is kind of pinkish off-white. Or does the green tint come from the bad light?
But if its just white, I give it a big BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Even less colour than the colourless old one that would be. My god, what a disappointment. I was expecting "Phoenix from the Ashes." This is a bunch of funeral flowers.

User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34393 times:

The new design is, in a word, bland.

The upside is that the new seats do look good.

It's a shame the industry trend seems to be one of conservative corporate identity design, resulting in look-alike exterior color schemes and variations on blue interiors and uniforms.

More esoterically, it probably does mirror the current state of the airline industry.

One question: What is AC's new service supposed to look like? Are they going to announce improvements to all service classes or are they going down the "wannabe LCC" route so prevelent in the industry today?

Charles, SJ

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User currently offlineYVRtoYYZ From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 668 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34281 times:

So much for the "big" surprise! Its hidious!! A new paint scheme for the tail and just a new coat of paint for the rest of the fuselage. Boring...so much for the "new" flair and marketing of Air Canada.

A truly disappointed,

User currently offlineJran225 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 308 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34186 times:

Hey Greg,

thanks for the link...been dying to see some real shots of this livery for days! I honestly think it looks OK! I wanted to see a more drastic change, but I think it somehow looks much more modern than the old one. At least it's much better than that horrid green/red/orange scheme they had drawn up a few weeks ago! Smile

-Omar S.

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User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5209 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (10 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 34159 times:

The livery is weak--but it appears from the press release that they will be fitting ptvs to CRJs

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User currently offlinePlaneguy From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 335 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33992 times:

Wow! Talk about the Great WHITE North! Throw in a cheatline or something. Too dull if you ask me.

User currently offlineRT514 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33921 times:

It's hard to tell, is the fuselage tinted a pale blue/green color?

For all the change it made they really should have just left the old scheme!

No. Considering that the repainting aircraft is necessary during the D checks, doing away with the black tail is a good move.

User currently offlineCessnapimp From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1320 posts, RR: 19
Reply 17, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33916 times:

Ok, shameless plug time. The lighting made it hard to see the blue but sure brought the shine out.

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User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4809 posts, RR: 23
Reply 18, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33905 times:

but it appears from the press release that they will be fitting ptvs to CRJs

Not only PTVs on the CRJs but it sounds more like AVOD throughout the entire fleet from the press release. I am a little sceptical on that though, wouldn't the weight and electrical demands be too much for say a CRJ-200?

User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8366 posts, RR: 23
Reply 19, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33847 times:

The only thing holding the old livery together was the beautiful tail. Now that the tail is just blah, the rest of the plane becomes crap too. Your new scheme SUCKS AC!

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User currently offlineAirbusfanYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2002, 1436 posts, RR: 25
Reply 20, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33786 times:

I'll hold off judgement until I see the thing in decent light, but so far it seems very bland.
PTVs will be standard on all aircraft including the CRJs as mentioned above. Possibly in response to Westjet's Live TV?
Thankfully the hideous green uniforms will be replaced! Big grin


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User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 59
Reply 21, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33634 times:

I have to agree with most of you so far, the new c/s is very boring and drab. My initial impression was its an all-white plane with a red maple leaf. It's like the schemes some airline put on their planes as an interim scheme until they're fully painted!

What a shame...was expecting something unique...or at least eye-catchy.


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User currently offlineCanadi>n From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33564 times:

It also appears from the "photoshopped" picture on Air Canada's website that the font has been updated on the fuselage.


User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8366 posts, RR: 23
Reply 23, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33529 times:

It's like the schemes some airline put on their planes as an interim scheme until they're fully painted!

I've seen nicer interim schemes than that!

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User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 13
Reply 24, posted (10 years 2 months 23 hours ago) and read 33492 times:


This looks like a white plane! When I first saw it I said to my self why the hell would airliners.net put a white plane for Air Canada??

I like the shiny part of it but come on! Wheres the color?!?!

I wud hve loved to be there though to see Celine Dion singing for Air Canada,
does anyone have a link for the song she sings?

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25 Post contains images Henpol747 : Well, they didn´t burn too many neurons to come up with the new livery!! Cheers, Henpol747
26 Post contains images Henpol747 : Well, they didn´t burn too many neurons to come up with the new livery!! Cheers, Henpol747
27 Olympus69 : It's hard to judge the true colour of the fuselage from Gregoire's photos. The rear end looks blueish while the nose looks almost like a duck-egg gree
28 Boeing757/767 : At least you can see the Maple Leaf. That's a bit harder to decipher in the current livery under some lighting conditions.
29 BCAInfoSys : I'm going to buck the trend and say, I LOVE IT! I mean.. I am little worried about the green on the main body. but the tail is STUNNING. Absolutely am
30 Post contains links and images Cessnapimp : Ok, enough of my pics... here's Garry's stuff: View Large View MediumPhoto © Garry Lewis - AirTeamImages I like it a lot! Can't wait to see it in the
31 Frmyqr : Looking closer at the pics the tail isn't white. It starts off with the red leaf which is the same one we've grown to love/hate then behind it is a la
32 Post contains links and images JFKTOWERFAN : I don't like it at all, very weak. View Large View MediumPhoto © Grégoire Lefèvre Corey
33 Bogota : I like the tail, it is a shame they did not continue with the scheme through out the aircraft, it makes it look very bland.
34 Noise : Ewwwwww! It's hardly "Canadian"! Ain't good for Canada's Flag carrier. With Air Canada and WestJet, there is going to be a lot of green above Canada's
35 Trident2e : I think it's fantastic. Very fresh but still has a strong association with the old livery. A case of evolution rather than revolution. Well done Air C
36 ETStar : Still trying to see whether or no the body of the aircraft is all white or green-white. the tail is fresh, neat, and simple - I like. I guess the colo
37 Trolley Dolley : Nah, thumbs down here. The spots on the tail make it look like some sort of colour blind test.
38 Frmyqr : Wow looking at the pics in reply 30. I don't think my depiction was accurate. I like it because it's different. I still think the fuselage needs somet
39 Post contains images Yyz717 : It was quite an event with Céline Dion in the new uniform Oh yes.......the woman who lives in the US -- and refused to participate in Canada Day a fe
40 Spacecadet : Eh. I think it's neither good nor bad. It doesn't do anything for me either way. It's not striking, it's not controversial, it's just "there". Maybe t
41 ChrisZRH : i can see some wount agree: STUNNING LIVERY!!!!!!!
42 CanadaEH : With the exception of the tail, the design doesn't look all that different. However, the color of the fuselage has me curious to know how it'll look i
43 Post contains links and images European : Hello, The tail is Great!!!! But the rest is - rubbish Come on Air Canada, live "n" up a little, be adventurous! Euro P.S Front is just to boring, atl
44 Codeshare : 'If it ain't broke don't fix it'. Waste of money. I like the current one.
45 Post contains images Cessnapimp : Nice pics Pimp! Actually the Zoom 763 stands out more parked at T2 than the AC flyover! Good one! Thank you Neil, that comment really made my day! ..y
46 N766UA : I definatly don't see the "subtle blue" that the photographer mentions. It looks bland white all the way back to the tail. As far as I can tell the on
47 FA4B6 : Im sorry, but I think its ugly. I know other didnt like the previous color scheme because it was boring, but this is just ugly. At least the previous
48 Samurai 777 : That's what I'd call a disappointment, although the tail's okay! But the fuselage - ugh! The weird thing is that the fuselage takes on a bluish tint a
49 YYZUla : I personally have never liked the current one. To be completely honest I miss the old one. The new one is just BORING but I wasn't expecting anything
50 MIASkies : That's It??? That's the HUGEEEE livery change? ugghhh...cmon Air Canada! Personally, I hate it...just because Canada has extreme cold weather at times
51 AirbusfanYYZ : FA4B6 I've been staring at the pics since they were released/uploaded. Despite liking the tail design, I had yet to find the words to describe the liv
52 YYZACGUY : For some one who works around them all day its okay. I whould have liked the 65th anviersary one. I think its a pearl colour i mean inside in the dar
53 Godspeed : to coin an old phrase: We Really Move Our Tail FOR YOU!!! thanks Celine!!
54 Post contains links and images European : It's deffinetly better! View Large View MediumPhoto © Mike Kay It looked wierd with a black tail! Much better! Euro P.S Did they forget to paint
55 FA4B6 : FA4B6 I've been staring at the pics since they were released/uploaded. Despite liking the tail design, I had yet to find the words to describe the liv
56 Bluewave 707 : Looks a lot less gloomy. The dark green always seemed to look black. This is a vast improvement. Too bad they didn't do this earlier.
57 JAGflyer : It looks alright but it's way to bland. Not enough color on the plane itself. They chose very light colors. The Black tail and Maple leaf coloring is
58 OB1504 : I like it. Nice, crisp modern. I liked the old colors a bit more, but I can live with these.
59 Sebring : For those who like the old livery, when you get a chance to see the two liveries side by side - which you will soon at large Canadian airports - you w
60 Post contains images Tsl1011 : Much to my surprise... I like it! The funny thing about AC's current livery ('old livery' - I guess we'll have to get used to calling it that...) is -
61 Lnglive1011yyz : No matter what, you can't please everyone.. The new colour is .. a change. Something that I think everyone has missed. Air Canada can't afford to be f
62 VonRichtofen : I like it better in those a.net pics where you can see the blue tint. If it was all white then it would be boring. Hopefully, the blue will be easy to
63 DC-10 Levo : First thing I've heard about AC changing their scheme. Gotta say it looks amazing though! I love it! DC-10
64 OzarkD9S : I regret that I have but two words: Absolute Crap.
65 Jayce : I'm not sure if it's just me, but in certain pictures the fuselage colour reminds me of a hospital. I really don't like it at all, but as has been sai
66 ZKSUJ : I must say that the new livery although too white(for my liking) is very impressive. The new uniforms are very smart but personal as well. Well done t
67 Post contains images IDISA : That's all?? Oh my God... I really don't understand why wasting money in painting aircrafts in almost THE SAME colour...It's pretty ridiculous, if you
68 Tonyosborne : Have to admit, I like it. It's modern fresh, clean and not white - it might not necessarily brighten up the approach to Heathrow too much but a bit of
69 AirWales : Not exactly going to set the world alight with it. Quite a dissapointment. Don't think I will rush down the M4 to LHR to photograph it!
70 727200er : Well it does look .... fresh is the word I guess. I like the tail. I think they should have done something more with it though.
71 Frugalqxnwa : Hmmm...trading one eurotrash scheme for another...real creative, exciting, and stimulating. They would have done better to go back to their previous s
72 Lan_Fanatic : Jut two words...Boring and HIDEOUS! That whitey-greenish paint in the fuselage...looks like the colour of a cheap motel bathroom. If they wanted to ge
73 QR332 : The tail is not bad looking but not what I expected - its probably all they can afford right about now anyway. What is it with near-bankrupt airlines
74 Andrej : Hello all, I like it!!! Cheers, Andrej
75 LGB Photos : Yawn...........how boring is this scheme? Yawn.........
76 Lucky727 : Well, like everyone else, on first impression, I hate it. A giant breath mint, no more contrast, hospital green, captures the essence of our freezing
77 Airman99o : OH my god. What a waste of time and energy. Yes I love the way the tail looks But I was really hoping we were going to have some darker colours or som
78 Post contains links ETStar : According to CBC, the white is more of a "silvery white", which I guess we will get to see during better weather: events at YVR should also get us nas
79 Post contains links and images Noise : Makes me miss the days when we had thse flying across our skies: View Large View MediumPhoto © Javier Rodriguez - IBERIAN SPOTTERS View Large Vie
80 SafeFlyer : I personally don't like the new scheme. I was expecting something much more "young" and "fresh-looking" than what we see. Perhaps I will be able to ap
81 AA777 : I Like the tail, its a nice design. The color is... debateable.... I would opt for some sort of side-strike or SOMETHING on the sides of the A/C.... N
82 MissedApproach : Wow, I'm completely...underwhelmed. The black tail was the best part of the old colours, looked great at night. The new scheme makes a pretty timid s
83 Ramprat : FYI, the old color on the tail was not black, it was green.
84 LY4XELD : The money they spent on getting Celine Dion to show up *and* wear their new uniforms could have been better spent on improving the livery design!
85 Post contains images Airways6max : Not a major change. Just some re-coloring of the tail. Doesn't look bad, but even blander than before. Rather like when they added the burgundy stripe
86 Post contains images Miamix707 : Ok all that suspense for this?? flying the aircraft at night, all covered up inside a hangar until the last minute, Celine Dion singing..? Honestly, t
87 MissedApproach : Perception is reality. I perceive the old tail to be black, though they may call it something else. I think the new fuselage looks white. So, while an
88 FlyboyOz : Huh? What? It's not an interesting livery and there is nothing much to change! Well I give 5/10 for the Air Canada's livery. The uniform is still not
89 Post contains links EnviroTO : At least they could have changed the font. The letters in the word Canada have been too spaced out for this new livery and the one before it. The cyan
90 Lymanm : I like it, reminds me of a glacier, the very crisp arctic white with a hint of blue. VERY Canadian.
91 AC_B777 : I can't really say that I like it. It is something different, but not different enough. There should have been more color(s) added to the fuselage wit
92 PacificWestern : Different look, same incompetent and arrogant top level management. Will Canadian passengers really be fooled? I wonder if the designer is a near Milt
93 Yulguy : I actually think it is not that bad. Yes, it is an 'underwhelming' change but it is a bit of an improvement from the old one; I always thought the tai
94 MaverickM11 : Isn't that the color white porcelain sinks get when they are old and have lots of hard water stains? I wonder if that's the color's name on the swatch
95 Canuckpaxguy : How disappointing! I was hoping for something fresh and new, but all they did was make the tail look cheap. They could have done so much more with the
96 KCmike : I think it is aweful. The black tail was great! I was hoping for something maybe just a little more creative here. No props from me to AC. the new liv
97 AF-A319 : Nice to see AC back on track! I personally don't like the new scheme that much. It makes me think of a charter/low-cost airlines rather than a busines
98 Aircellist : And they call it "colours"... could they have done less? B&W, maybe...
99 Olympus69 : At least they could have changed the font. They DID change the font. Not a lot, but I think it looks better. I also like the way the Maple leaf really
100 Ktachiya : This is disgusting I mean what is with Airlines moving to white these days? UA, NW, JL, now AC and next, what big carrier? Is this to save money or wh
101 Post contains images Yyz717 : Different look, same incompetent and arrogant top level management. Exactly. Nothing's changed. Milton seems to like press conferences where he brags
102 AlekToronto : BORING...BLAND Those words are the ones to use to describe this new livery...even more white. After all the buildup I was sure expecting something a l
103 Bostonguy : The green tail was awful. The new livery is evocative of non-flashy Canada. Crisp, clean, functional.
104 Mx330 : Terrible colors. I'm totally dissapointed by AC. Ugliest schemes I've ever seen... Juan APM
105 N754PR : Its not even a new scheme, just an update that has made it WORSE!!
106 Fiedman : I like the new paint scheem its new, its different I cant wait to see other Air Canada aircrafts in this pain scheem
107 Post contains images CaptainGomes : Phew, I've actually reached the bottom of all this bickering! *yawn* In all honesty, I was at the event and was utterly disappointed when they unveile
108 United Airline : That looks AWFUL!!!!!!!
109 DeltaRules : Bring back the old colors... DeltaRules
110 Ifly2eat : Poor canucks.... First the NHL season and now this. Now I know why Quebec wanted to form its own country.
111 AvroArrow : I like it, but I guess that makes me a weirdo. It is nice to have a change from the 10yr old livery and it manages to not be so different from before
112 Sharpnfuzzy : The tails looks alright. But what's with the blueish.... greenish.... whatever the hell it is tint? Are they diluting their white paint with what ever
113 Post contains images Cessnapimp : The atmosphere inside the hangar when the huge (HUUUGE!) black curtains fell was of consternation then polite applause. From our perspective it looked
114 OttoPylit : Personally, I still like the current scheme. That tail with a large red Maple Leaf and a dark green(almost black) background. Its very stylish, conser
115 CP744 : Well....... better than the last one, what little was changed. Probably about as much as the "new" direction, and now at least they'll blend into the
116 Hkniceguy : Puke Puke Puke... Sick~
117 Luv2fly : Well for what its worth I like it.
118 Blackhawk144 : I like it, but they seriously need either: a) A colored bottom, prefferably green of dark red, or black or b) A cheatline that matched the tail well.
119 Cessnapimp : One thing that was not talked too much on here is that there are other changes as well such as PTV's in all International widebodies (763/62ER/330/340
120 Samurai 777 : There's something missing today regarding AC. It's not the new livery, nor the enhancement of inflight amentities. It's the announcing of new routes a
121 UA744Flagship : The metallic sheen seems to come from the little mettallic light teal/green "flecks" -- kind of like the same way CREST toothpaste looks. Very innovat
122 AC345 : I like this new scheme. I always thought that the most effective colour schemes were those of Swiss and Austrian ( before they changed to the current
123 Post contains images Slawko : Greg good points, everyone is getting taken away with the livery and forgetting the other new features. IT would seem that the fabric seats is a bit o
124 NAVEGA : What a horrible change in Uniforms. With all the great clothes and style of Montreal, why such horrid uniforms and ugly colored ties and scarves. Thei
125 Njoizflyin : It looks alright.........not revolutionary but just ok. What would be really good is when I do YYZ - LHR next time I want Celine Dion as my F/A! Yes,
126 Post contains images Vaporlock : Wow.......that's it??? I though we'd see something that would be really attractive.... It honestly doesn't do anything for me........ Phyllis
127 ETStar : While Uniform wise anything is better than the current garb they cover themselves with, I think AC should have gone and changed the "AIR CANADA" font
128 CO737800 : That SUCKS. Why would they make a change to THAT.
129 BWIA330 : To be honest, I am quite dissapointed. I attended the Security Awareness training yesturday and our teacher was informing us that the plane was in the
130 VonRichtofen : Well I just watched it come in here in YYC. Looks really good in person actually. Too bad it was dark and so damn cold out!!
131 Post contains images RayChuang : I wonder when will AC (Air Canada) fly this newly-repainted 767 to the USA so we can see it in the bright sunshine. THEN we can discuss the merits of
132 AA623BDLSJU : OK, I do not like the fuselage at all! I see no green whatsoever! It just looks like a plain white plane. The tail, however, looks very nice. That I d
133 Atco : At first I was completely shocked by the livery, it looked white and bland and very boring. My first impression was the only thing they changed was th
134 Hmmmm... : So I was right. They were planning on putting green into the new scheme. But I never thought they'd put the green into the white! Gawd, it's worse tha
135 SPIR : ...you've got to be kidding. Rather anemic. The solid tail colour was more biz oriented...serious. Reassuring. I remember having a skateboard with a s
136 CaptainGomes : Anyways, it seems as though for the most part, those who saw it in person liked it, and those who have only seen pictures don't like it. Wait until yo
137 WJV04 : I love it, its a new refreshed look. And for the people who think its white, should be slapped.. take a closer look, its got a a green hue to it.
138 WJA73G : Very Boring!!! I HATE IT!! The F/A Uniforms look like they're from Jetblue or something! WJA73G
139 Vio : As I was driving back from my "Air Law" class at CFTC, I passed by the Air Canada hangar at YYC and guess what I saw??? the new 767. I didn't think it
140 Post contains images Connector4you : At least Boeing is gonna like it . . . cause . . . they won't gonna have much truble getting the right shade of green onto AC's future deliveries. I'd
141 EmiratesA345 : I like it! Look super, as do the uniforms! Very stylish although the tie for men looks a bit cheap. Mark
143 Ua2162 : Like a lot of people here, I think the old c/s is better. Oh well, I guess crying about it isn't going to change anything.
144 BN747 : Me like alot! The green hue is freakin' AWESOME!!! Very 21st century! I wish the 744s could get the chance to wear it-- but as we know...it ain't happ
145 The777Man : Not much change, but this small change make it much less attractive; not enough color. The darkgreen tale livery is MUCH better. Too bad. I'm already
146 BO__einG : It came into Calgary a few hours ago from YUL. C-FXCA bringing in the likes of Milton and Celine Dion. Its blue was certainly hard to tell in the lack
147 Ba777-236 : Kudos to AC for wanting some change.... But I don't think the change was drastic enough! If Mr Milton and company want to portray Air Canada as a new
148 Speedbudgie : It may not be the brand new livery that many people were expecting, but I think it is an incredibly sophisticated refinement. Bravo Air Canada. The ne
149 777ER : Even thou it is a small change it looks alot better then the the old one. The black background did not look right, but the light bluish looks better.
150 JGPH1A : Pathetic - shows absolutely no imagination whatsoever. The most boring new colour scheme since JAT introduced their "Twister" c/s last year. Euro-whit
151 Post contains images DIJKKIJK : Thanks for the A$$, Air Canada! The colour scheme makes the airplane look like an ambulance! Shiite!
152 Miamix707 : AC gets new "colours" that one needs to see in tropical sunshine (not like Canada has much of that) to appreciate... This is one of those that won't l
153 EurostarVA : To summarize it in 3 words: LOW COST APPROACH This is terrible and I hope we won't have to live with this boring, cold and uninspiring livery for yet
154 N766UA : I still don't see any green, blue, olive, macaroni and cheese, or purple mountain majesty colored hue. Do you have to be high to get this color scheme
155 Corpsnerd09 : You account has been suspended (Cessnapimp). Contact the billing department (Yikes!).
156 VivaGunners : not too bad, but they could have changed it a bit more.... however it looks good and that's the important thing for a plane. Long life AC! cheers
157 Duke : "Hi, notice anything different about me?" "Ummm...I give up. New glasses?" For a "new livery" that's PATHETIC! Come on, at least there was a clear gre
158 Ariis : Hi there, honestly, I don't like current AC livery (white fuselage, logo and the monotone tail) and I don't like the new one either. But I have to adm
159 Erikwilliam : I guess the tail is ok, I mean, the maple leaf has more "life" than the other one in black and red. The fuselage, hummmm, did a kid paint it, doesn´t
160 Psa188 : Ugh. This is completely uninspiring and bland, not that the [newest] old scheme was much to write home about. Why did AC bother wasting the money on t
161 Ntspelich : ahhhh...Ntspelich, what do you see that is so "beautiful" about this new scheme? For all the change it made they really should have just left the old
162 Wolfy : I love it! Way to go AC! Any new destination?!
163 EuroLeb : WOW! A very nice, simple, elegant and classy livery that reflects the new AIR CANADA. I can't wait to see it on the new EM-190's and CRJ-700's, which
164 Asteriskceo : I don't like it. The previous one was the best.
165 Scf158 : what a pity! maybe if it had more of the blue on the rest of the body to compliment the tail. The tail looks amazing by itself, but the whole package
166 Post contains links and images NceBoy : That's a nice livery.... way much interesting than the previous one : The light blue/ice on the fuselage will look great at... 30000 feets. Too bad we
167 DYK : I saw the new livery on a 767, parked at the Vancouver Ops centre this morning. YEsterday it sucked! today doesn't seem all that bad? They could have
168 Post contains links and images B727 : I think this would have been great on all of their mainline aircraft View Large View MediumPhoto © Bo Kim B727 Glenn
169 C172heavy : The new paint scheme seems to reflect our country's overall image...not too bad, but kinda bland and no real change. Maybe AC shoulda hired the Royal
170 Post contains images Bmacleod : I think it's a suitable design for the new AC. It's a shame we won't get to see it on a 744. Only 10 days left for AC service?
171 Canadi>nBoy : Two work colleagues and I were cordially invited to attend the YYZ "ceremony" yesterday (which was nice of AC) but I must say I concur with those who
172 Post contains links and images Samurai 777 : The most recent AC new colors pics from the A.net photo database - this time, taken under sunnier skies in YUL! The tail's okay, but I still don't lik
173 Flyinround731 : The aircraft looked better on the cloudy day, it looked "bluer". I like the scheme though, it gets a good grade in my book, on the 763 at least. -Joe
174 Davidyyc : I agree with some-one about a thousand posts above this, that most of the public dont care, and are unlikely to notice the difference. Many dont have
175 HAVIK747 : Just what the world needs is another dull scheme ... AC should have left the old one ...
176 Cactus739 : I love that tail.... very vibrant. as for the rest...I can't decide if I like it or not. But the tail rocks.
177 Davidyyc : To add to my post above (no 174), none of the local papers had any pictures of this famous unveiling, I thought that strange. Even the Globe and Mail
178 Post contains images AirbusfanYYZ : Either one of these would have been fine with me! Cheers, Kaz
179 Ktachiya : Oh boy~ There is one out at the hangar going through repaint (B767-300) and its green right now. Honestly, that green looks much better than that. I l
180 Singaporegirl : i kind of like it actually. it's probably the first true iridescent (varying or changable in colours when seen in different lights or from different a
181 Post contains links Cessnapimp : To anyone who's interested (Neil, you got tons o'time to spare), Here is a video of excerpts of yesterdays ceremony. Enjoy! http://events.startcast.co
182 BigD : The new scheme would have much more "wow" appeal if the engines were painted the same red used on the tail....It really does look very similar to the
183 Sspontak : I agree with the red engine idea. I thought the same thing. The plane certainly is missing something and that is it. I hope AC reads this.
184 Alexinwa : BORING!!!! All are looking the same these days. New paint, same boring look.
185 Crj 900 : The CRJs will never wear this paint, they are going to Jazz and will be painted in the Jazz logo (includes the 705s)
186 MikeYEG : yeech.... It would be better (IMHO) if they would have continued the dot matrix-gradient thing in a diagonal pattern vertically down the back of the f
187 Post contains links and images BWIA 772 : The livery looks worst on a sunny day. It is just as horrid as the material they use for the A330 and 340 seats View Large View MediumPhoto © D.N
188 CYLW : If anyone in SYD cares. One of the newly painted 763s will be arriving in SYD as flight 033 this morning. Or is that tomorrow your time?? I think it's
189 ETStar : If the engine had its top half only painted in the same red as the maple leaf's, I'd go googoo gaga over it!
190 AAplatnumflier : Why didnt the A340's come out of France like this? Wouldnt it of been easier?
191 AirOrange : Lesson 1: how do I break down a great branding...ask AC. What a misser, uhhh mis-management! It has nothing to do with branding. The tailfin design is
192 CainanUK : A few random thoughts after watching the video.... I think the livery blows. Far too bland. They should have gone with something a bit more groundbrea
193 CYLW : Why didnt the A340's come out of France like this? Wouldnt it of been easier? This would require some forethought by management. Obviously they dont c
194 Post contains images LH477 : It's alright....it has no charcter.... I would have much rather preferred this. incase the picture does not show up... http://www.cardatabase.net/modi
195 ChrisA330 : Why didnt the A340's come out of France like this? Wouldnt it of been easier? ummmm the A340-500s were sitting in France in storage for more than a ye
196 Miamix707 : So which one is the ugliest? Take your pick New Air Canada livery That A330 interior Celine Dion
197 Whiteguy : Does anyone know if the interiors were the updated version with the new seats and coverings? The 2 A345s were painted almost 2 years ago when they wer
198 ChrisA330 : No aircraft has been updated with the new interiors as of yet. The contract for the new seats has not been finalized. Updates to the interiors will be
199 Ramprat : Looks like someone in upper management isnt happy with the new paint either. Apparently, when Milton went down to Texas to see the shiny new paint job
200 BigD : Ramprat, This is interesting. Where did you get this news? If there is merit to it then perhaps there is still time to mitigate this mistake..... BigD
201 Yyz717 : And last but not least, I hate Celine Dion even more now than I did before AC just does not get it. Celine Dion is absolutely ridiculed everywhere in
202 AWspicious : I'm with who ever said it reminds them of a giant tube of Crest toothpaste. All in all, I do like this livery more than the one it's replacing. Howeve
203 Yyz717 : Celine Dion in the video says: "All of us here we transport people, dont we? .....Emotionally, to beautiful places.....You transport people to beautif
204 Miamix707 : I don't think Celine has that bad or uncool of an image here in the States though, but I could be wrong or not up to date with celebrity stuff. I mean
205 LGA777 : Has anyone at AC heard when some of the smaller aircraft (319.320) may get repainted in the new colors ? Thanks, LGA777
206 Gmonney : I think they should have got Stompin' Tom Connors.... atleast the employees could have got drunk and stomped their feet! He is an East Coast legand!!
207 Na : With a sizable fleet of more prestigious A340s and A340-500s why did AC choose a bread-and-butter 767 for this event and not a flagship aircraft?
208 Post contains images 7E72004 : I don't see th big deal with those colors...just looks like a big Tylenol!
209 Na : I´m surprised, this livery looks better in the muddy weather than the sun, were the basic colour is almost boring white. Still don´t like it, I thin
210 Yyz717 : With a sizable fleet of more prestigious A340s and A340-500s why did AC choose a bread-and-butter 767 for this event and not a flagship aircraft?? The
211 GuyBetsy1 : Never mind the new colours. Never mind the new interiors. Never mind the new uniforms. If AC continues to give BAD service on the ground and in the ai
212 EnviroTO : Are these aircraft out of service for their internal refit now? There hasn't been any pics of them since the unveiling. Silly that they bothered with
213 Whiteguy : Both aircraft are in service now. Fin 639 has been doing the YVR-HNL-SYD run for the last couple of days. 652 has done YYZ-YVR and then over to asia I
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