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Singapore Launches A380 Logo  
User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 7149 posts, RR: 57
Posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 15877 times:


http://www.asiatraveltips.com/news05/51-Logo.shtml

In the lead-up to the world’s first A380 taking to the skies, launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA) has unveiled its specially created logo for the SIA A380.

With the taglines “First to Fly – the Singapore Airlines A380” and “Experience the Difference in 2006”.

This new SIA A380 logo also captures the most outstanding feature of Airbus’ truly double-decker aircraft in the twin row of windows.





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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 15725 times:

With all due respect, I don't see anything special with it...

User currently offlineFeroze From India, joined Dec 2004, 794 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 15686 times:

Singapore airlines have added the following to their website:

In the lead-up to the world’s first A380 taking to the skies, launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA) unveiled its specially created logo for the SIA A380.

With the taglines “First to Fly – the Singapore Airlines A380” and “Experience the Difference in 2006”, the message is clear:

Come 2006, SIA will be the “FIRST” Airline in the world to operate the A380, and the world will be invited to “experience” a travel concept that is different from what it is today.

This new SIA A380 logo also captures the most outstanding feature of Airbus’ truly double-decker aircraft in the twin row of windows, and underlines SIA’s commitment to remain the most innovative and service-oriented company in the air travel industry.

SIA has established many firsts time and again. The Airline will do so once again with the A380 when the aircraft joins the SIA fleet in 2006.

[Source: http://www.singaporeair.com] Press Release 05/01/2005


Feroze


User currently offlineKnoxibus From France, joined Aug 2007, 260 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 15454 times:
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Strangely enough, it looks a looooooooot like the internal Airbus logo for the A380, but with less style.

We have a kind of two rows of windows, but doubled again with some nice colors.



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User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 15428 times:

January 18th. Wow, coming up pretty quick now!

As a 747 lover, I will have mixed emotions during this torch passing rollout.


User currently offlineJunior1970 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 156 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 15284 times:

Will the SIA A380 get a name ?
Like the B744 is called the MegaTop and the B744F is called the Mega Ark.


User currently offlineVScaptain From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 107 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 15253 times:

Doesn't look any different to there current logo except with "First To Fly"written on it.


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User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17039 posts, RR: 66
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 15183 times:

Will the SIA A380 get a name ?

"BigFatShip"?  Big grin



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User currently offlineDAirbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 593 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 15132 times:
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HA HA HA. That's a good one Starlionblue! You just gave me my laugh quota for the day!


DAirbus



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User currently offlineHenpol747 From Mexico, joined Jun 2001, 588 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 14246 times:


Nothing new or amazing under the sun!!

 Big thumbs up

Regards,
Henpol747



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User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2351 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 12904 times:

On the 18th when it is rolled out, will it just be pure metal shell or will it be painted?


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User currently offlineOptionsCLE From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 467 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 12600 times:

Looks to me like that could be put near the front of the original, the 747.

Nothing special.

-Andrew


User currently offlineKa From Switzerland, joined Apr 2000, 661 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 12522 times:

FRAspotter:
The rollout will be celebrated with a fully painted a/c (MSN001/F-WWOW).
skyliner-aviation.de reported today that painting has been completed!

KA.



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User currently offlineSingaporegirl From Singapore, joined Oct 2000, 302 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 12404 times:

rumour has it that we're going to have a brand spanking new livery, which will be kept secret until the delivery of our first a380. and sia has been conducting a new interior design try outs with our vip frequent flyers for their inputs here in singapore.


Ladies & Gentlemen, we will now demonstrate the use of the safety equipment on this aircraft...
User currently offlineFlybyguy From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 1801 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 10236 times:

The name will be "Gigatop".


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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 15, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 10086 times:

Does anyone know if SQ will be flying A380's to EWR?

Harry



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User currently onlineEA CO AS From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 13595 posts, RR: 61
Reply 16, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 10041 times:
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Will the SIA A380 get a name ?
Like the B744 is called the MegaTop and the B744F is called the Mega Ark.


Each one will be individually named, with the first being called "Mama Cass."

Names for subsequent deliveries will be "Aretha Franklin," "Carnie Wilson (pre-op)", etc.



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User currently offlineCondor24 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 43 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 9020 times:

Who really cares what the new SQ A 380 logo looks like .... As a frequent leisure passenger I have got no desire to fly in an A380, especially if I am on an economy ticket .... imagine the pain of travelling with so many other people. I really dont think the airlines are going to give Y pax more space. I'd prefer a 777/767/A330/A340 any day ! If I was in F or J class, the A380 may be better if the airlines are going to offer more space. Imagine the embarkation / disembarkation trauma that the A380 will create !


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User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1797 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7781 times:

There will be no name for the A380 as SQ have already removed names from other aircrafts, 777/345/744.

Condor24 : Don't speak too soon, you might prefer flying the A380 after your first flight, you never know.  Big grin



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User currently offlineAviasian From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1486 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7689 times:

Agree with 9V-SVC that the A380s will not be christened with any names - and that the likes of "Jubilee"and "Megatop" are on the way out.

This is the first time I have heard anything about a "spanking brand new livery" - Singaporegirl : Is there a credible source for this? It would be nice to have such a development given the acres of white fuselage available.

There was a previous mentioned here on this forum that the A380 will sport a special livery on its rollout on 18 Jan (as opposed to the regular Airbus house colours which we have seen for the past decades). Does anyone know if this is still the case?

Many thanks.

KC Sim
Bangkok


User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3822 posts, RR: 51
Reply 20, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7625 times:

Come on guys, this is leading nowhere. I'm getting tired of this.

Starlionblue, ha ha ha, big fat ship. Oh my god. We've been hearing these jokes since 2002.

Condor24, the good old B versus A. Why don't we discuss the real important stuff here in the forum? Like EA CO AS, or Ka, they give real input. Thats what it is all about. Bringing real input into the forums.

Sorry, my post isnt really constructive input either. Just my personal comment on the decreasing quality of the forum over the last year, which is directly linked to die-hard A or B fans trying to convince the world that their plane is the best under the sun.

Lets all start an A versus G battle. Air transportation versus Ground transportation. Now that would bring us all together!

[Edited 2005-01-06 05:15:22]


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User currently offlineQantasclub From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 757 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7548 times:


Ok, getting back to the topic, what a CRAPPY looking logo! Honestly, SQ is such a world class airline and in so many areas, they really show other airlines how to do it with a sense of style, but this logo looks like a school project! Another area where SQ fails miserably is their inflight magazine Silver Kris...very sub-standard 'Singaporean' style journalism.

Having said all that, I can still forgive the equal best airline in the world. (CX is the other)

Qantasclub.




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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 22, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7544 times:

I wish someone would just tell me if the A380's were flying to EWR.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineGotAirbus From Singapore, joined May 2001, 851 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 7167 times:

Newark777

I wish someone would just tell me if the A380's were flying to EWR.

Harry


I wish they won't take the A380's, fly them around, then sell them to EK and replace them with B744ERs...

...just like what they're doing to their A340-500, replacing them with 777-200ERs and making them "LeaderShites".

(gotAirbus?)



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User currently offlineAviasian From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1486 posts, RR: 14
Reply 24, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 6766 times:

GotAirbus: You are speaking as if SIA has already confirmed that the A340-500 will be prematurely phased out and replaced by the B777-200ERs (or did you mean B777-200LRs?).

I think thus far, this line of thought is purely speculative in nature and conceptualised by the evergreen A vs B debate.

Some day, the A345 still needs to be replaced and given SIA's tendency to not have too old a fleet, it is likely that such replacements could be just 5 to 8 years down the road.

I frankly do not think that SIA will make such a mammoth investment in acquiring the A380s only to replace them with the B744ERs (or did you mean the B747 Advanced since the B744ERs are currently in production?).

KC Sim
Bangkok


25 777ER : I wish someone would just tell me if the A380's were flying to EWR. Is SIN-EWR one of SQs high density routes?, with about 2-3 daily flights? If this
26 Motorhussy : yawn humpty-hump mh
27 LordHowe : Hi all! The good news on SIAs website is that "However, to ensure the highest quality flying experience for our customers, SIA’s A380 will have less
28 Post contains images Mdsh00 : It's a bit of an anticlimactic logo if you ask me. Names for subsequent deliveries will be "Aretha Franklin," "Carnie Wilson (pre-op)", etc You also f
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