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Luton Gets A New Corporate Logo And Website  
User currently offlineGilesdavies From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 3001 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2909 times:

Luton Airport has today launched a new corporate Logo and very professional looking website, in contrast to the old tinpot website the offered.

This is probably the result of the takeover of the TBI group which previously owned Luton Airport to the Spanish Consortium - ACDL and with Aena Desarrollo Internacional SAU. Who are extremely keen to exploit Luton as BAA alternative London airport.

Hopefully this is the start of much needed investment into Luton that will attract other airlines to the airport.




London Luton Airport

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User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2824 times:

The best logo for Luton would be a Spanish wicker donkey or a pair of castanets. Perhaps Lorraine Chase could do abit of advertising for them Big grin

[Edited 2005-03-10 11:34:48]

User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2818 times:



Quoting Orion737 (Reply 1):
The best logo for Luton would be a Spanish wicker donkey or a pair of castanets. Perhaps Lorraine Chase could do abit of advertising for them

Says the man who continually reminisces about old UK charter airlines...  Wink



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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 7081 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2781 times:

Great logo - very professional and corporate...

The swoop and font remind me of Delta's Song logo....



And the swoop reminds me of the BA logo - perhaps the swoop is trying to show a more corporate image.













Perhaps they should have gone for something more in kin with their customer base like this  Wink  fluffy 




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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

Shiny new logo, same old crap airport. Ho hum.

Until they remove the cattle pens and install jetways (and bomb the terminal and build it again), LTN will always be just a second-class LCC filler airport, nothing more.


User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2774 times:

I agree with JGPH1A. Luton was recently voted the countries crappest town! some accolade, the airport is about the same really.

AND the airport will never be London Luton, it is Luton and we all know that Luton is knowhere near London!


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2765 times:



Quoting Orion737 (Reply 5):
AND the airport will never be London Luton, it is Luton and we all know that Luton is knowhere near London!

Actually its quicker to drive from North London to Luton than it is to get to Stansted from NE London - or from much of South London to Gatwick. If we take that argument then Stansted should be Bishops Stortford and Gatwick would be Crawley (shudder!) - leaving Heathrow and City as the only London airports.



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User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2764 times:

STN has always been London Stansted and LGW always London Gatwick. Luton, however was and still is Luton, despite what the airport says!

It was always a charter airport with few if any scheduled flights. Now with the decline of charters its the no-frills airport. It has always been a bit of a joke since that Lorraine Chase advert and I read on the BBC news website that Luton had won the title of 'crappest town in Britain'.


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2752 times:



Quoting Orion737 (Reply 7):
STN has always been London Stansted and LGW always London Gatwick. Luton, however was and still is Luton, despite what the airport says!

Trust me - it is mainly used by Londoners who see it as an airport serving London. Yes its a bit crappy, but it can't really be argued that its not a London airport when it has the largest metropolitan area in Europe down the road.

Quoting Orion737 (Reply 7):
It was always a charter airport with few if any scheduled flights. Now with the decline of charters its the no-frills airport.

As is Stansted.....



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2746 times:

It is technically London Luton - the airport code LTN is associated as an airport for city code LON by IATA.

CITY :
LON C LONDON /GB:UNITED KINGDOM
AIRPORT-HELIPORT :
BQH A BIGGIN HILL /GB - 0K
LGW A GATWICK /GB - 0K
LHR A HEATHROW /GB - 0K
LCY A LONDON CITY APT /GB - 0K
LTN A LUTON AIRPORT /GB - 0K
STN A STANSTED /GB - 0K

Mind you, so is Biggin Hill  Smile


User currently offlineZonky From New Zealand, joined Nov 2004, 432 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

I hear they rejected the initial design:



User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 60
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2725 times:

LMAO Zonky!

As for their website, their destination map shows the resort of Sharm El Sheikh in the place of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia!?!? Jeez can you imagine...
http://www.london-luton.co.uk/en/content.asp?area=2&id=174

As for Luton, I tend to prefer it to STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN simply cos its easier, cheaper and quicker to get to the airport.

Horus

[Edited 2005-03-10 13:29:57]


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2725 times:

From the "airlines" section for Thomson

Summer 2005 Destinations:
Lanzarote, Malaga, Alicante, Bodrum, Corfu, Dalaman, Kefalonia, Faro, Monastir, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gerona, Heraclion, Ibiza, Kos, Lanarca, Las Palmas, Mahon, Malta, Naples, Paphos, Palma de Mallorca, Reus, Rhodes, Sharm el Sheik,Tessalonika, Tenerife and Zante.

Has Thomson renamed Thessaloniki in honour of their customers' favourite daytime TV presenter ?


User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4105 posts, RR: 51
Reply 13, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2712 times:

You think LOndon Luton's insane, London Southend or London Manston's worse!

Nice new corperate image, just a tad similar though to BA Wink,

Sam



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2708 times:



Quoting A340600 (Reply 13):
London Southend or London Manston's worse!

Fortunately neither Manston nor Southend are (officially or otherwise) "London" airports.


User currently offlineJmc757 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2000, 1298 posts, RR: 7
Reply 15, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2708 times:

Nice new logo. Sorry I can't agree that its a crap airport though. Ok, so it doesn't have huge international services from top airlines, but its still a good airport. It serves its purpose. Used it the other year for a ZB flight to FAO. The airport was a pleasure to use, very easy and hassle free.

I would love to take a flight to Tessalonika though. Just to see where it is!!


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 16, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2674 times:



Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 14):
Fortunately neither Manston nor Southend are (officially or otherwise) "London" airports.

Actually the CAA brackets Southend in as a London area airport.



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2665 times:



Quoting Cornish (Reply 16):
Actually the CAA brackets Southend in as a London area airport.

Well the CAA might for its own arcane purposes, but as far as selling flights goes, SEN is not LON.


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 18, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2656 times:



Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 17):
Well the CAA might for its own arcane purposes, but as far as selling flights goes, SEN is not LON.

Actually I thought it a bit bizarre - but isn't it getting a train station built - if so how quick would it take to get into the city from there ?



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2651 times:



Quoting Cornish (Reply 18):
Actually I thought it a bit bizarre - but isn't it getting a train station built - if so how quick would it take to get into the city from there ?

It's a bit of an academic question anyway, because nobody operates scheduled services out of SEN. I think from East London (eg. Albert Square), Southend is quite close by train.


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 20, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2645 times:



Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 19):
It's a bit of an academic question anyway, because nobody operates scheduled services out of SEN.

Yet.......



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User currently offlineZonky From New Zealand, joined Nov 2004, 432 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2647 times:

Trains to Southend are out of Fenchurch St with C2C (Southend Central /
Southend East ), or First GER out of Liverpool St (Southend Victoria). Which service the airport spur will operate on i don't know...

[Edited 2005-03-10 14:40:33]

User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2637 times:



Quoting Cornish (Reply 20):
Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 19):
It's a bit of an academic question anyway, because nobody operates scheduled services out of SEN.

Yet.......

Well I wouldn't hold my breath, if I were you  Smile


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