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TAAG's New B772s, Time For A Livery Fresh-up?  
User currently offlineBoeing777/747 From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 643 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5210 times:


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TAAG's livery is quite old-fashioned. Opportunity for a livery fresh-up because they ordered Boeing 777-200s?. Found these designs on this blog: http://liladesign.blogspot.com/

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User currently offlineMauriceB From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 2490 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5203 times:

thats great!!! i hope lila design presents that colours to TAAG!!!

User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5171 times:

Quoting MauriceB (Reply 1):
i hope lila design presents that colours to TAAG!!!

And me  Smile

What engines will power the new 772's, GE, RR or PW?

How many are they receiving, and when is the first delivery?

Rob!


User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9628 posts, RR: 68
Reply 3, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5154 times:
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what is the deal with "Lila Design?" I had a look at their website and am unclear, did they design the new WN "Maryland One" scheme?

I remember seeing some new designs from them for (I believe it was) Aloha. Were they asked to create these or are they just someone's hobby?


User currently offlineBoeing777/747 From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 643 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5134 times:

Clickhappy, I have seen the Aloha too but according to their information this is just a study to present the concerned freelance designer's skills.

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9780 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5049 times:

That TAAG 772 in those new colours look very nice, wow!!!! I really hope Liladesign will get this one, a job very well done. I've met the designer of Liladesign and he is a good person. I really hope he will get this livery through to TAAG and that they will adopt it. Excellent job Liladesign!!!

A388  bouncy 


User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10707 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5029 times:

Wow, that proposal from liladesign is indeed stunning. Different to everything, and would fit. Congratulations.
But I like TAAGs current livery. Although old, it doesn´t look oldfashioned. There are many, many other airlines who are in dire need of a new livery before TAAG is due.
Air China for example, and almost all other red chinese carriers, Indian Airlines, almost all turkish Airlines, Olympic, Malaysia, ...


User currently offlineFCKC From France, joined Nov 2004, 2348 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4946 times:

Not sure if the order for T7 is already signed.They also had plan to order 737-700s.

User currently offlineHamlet69 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2744 posts, RR: 58
Reply 8, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4921 times:

Quoting FCKC (Reply 7):
Not sure if the order for T7 is already signed.

No, nothing has been confirmed at this point. IIRC, the plan was to get 2-3 772ER's and 4-6 73G's.

Regards,

Hamlet69



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User currently onlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17444 posts, RR: 46
Reply 9, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4912 times:

Quoting Hamlet69 (Reply 8):
No, nothing has been confirmed at this point. IIRC, the plan was to get 2-3 772ER's and 4-6 73G's.

Just like the Air Gabon order, I'll believe it when I see it. And I don't believe it'll ever see the light of day but I'd love to be proven wrong.



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User currently offlineChiguire From Venezuela, joined Sep 2004, 2005 posts, RR: 16
Reply 10, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4907 times:

Quoting A388 (Reply 5):
I've met the designer of Liladesign and he is a good person. I really hope he will get this livery through to TAAG and that they will adopt it. Excellent job Liladesign!!!

I can confirm that ! The jobs Liladesign makes are great and I would love to see more of them...

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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6558 posts, RR: 55
Reply 11, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4725 times:

I would second Hamlet69; let them order the aircraft first........

I actully like their current livery and think that they should not change it.

Take Care

The777Man



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User currently offlineSpeedbirdEGJJ From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2003, 429 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4563 times:

Quoting Clickhappy (Reply 3):
what is the deal with "Lila Design?" I had a look at their website and am unclear, did they design the new WN "Maryland One" scheme?

I remember seeing some new designs from them for (I believe it was) Aloha. Were they asked to create these or are they just someone's hobby?

Royal

I thought that too, but this appears to be a section dedicated to new colour schemes on the airways, rather than their own desgins. BTW dont reckon much to Europe Airpost's new colours!!

Ryan


User currently offlineBrasuca From Brazil, joined Mar 2004, 717 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4392 times:

Uhh...

I didn't know TAAG has really ordered B772.
Doing a search in the forum, all I found is TAAG is just interested and has actually signed the deal with Boeing, but there is nothing confirmed yet, as they are waiting for financial help.

Is there anything confirmed?



Varig, Varig, Varig
User currently offlineWINGS From Portugal, joined May 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 68
Reply 14, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days ago) and read 4358 times:

I though that the B777 would be leased and not bought directly from Boeing. I also believe that the planes would be secondhand. It would be great to see these birds at Lisbon.

Regards,
Wings

[Edited 2005-07-01 20:39:26]


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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9780 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (9 years 2 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4259 times:

It will indeed be nice to see a 777 wearing the TAAG livery or even the new livery designed by Liladesign. It's a very nice design.

A388 Big grin


User currently offlineBoeing777/747 From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 643 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4083 times:

Yeah, and there are enough other African airlines which could use a repaint... Lila Design's new TAAG livery is also a much better attempt than for example the latest Ethiopean or Kenia Airways liveries.

User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 17, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4048 times:
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Quoting The777Man (Reply 11):
I actully like their current livery and think that they should not change it.

I second that. It think their current livery is very well thought and pretty stunning when you see the 743 up close, which I did in GIG. I believe it's also one of the most original out there. They should keep it.



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User currently offlineLipeGIG From Brazil, joined May 2005, 11436 posts, RR: 58
Reply 18, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3897 times:
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Quoting AR385 (Reply 17):
I second that. It think their current livery is very well thought and pretty stunning when you see the 743 up close, which I did in GIG. I believe it's also one of the most original out there. They should keep it.

With a 743 from GIG twice a week TAAG is really doing very good loads, imagine with a 772. If they can provide a better network to Africa it can be an important channel for brazilian trade to Africa and a real option for SAA. Hope they can increase more and more their fleet. It's livery it's really amazing, i saw it on last saturday night.

Rgds,
Felipe



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User currently offlineVelasco From Portugal, joined Jan 2005, 101 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3858 times:

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 18):
If they can provide a better network to Africa it can be an important channel for brazilian trade to Africa and a real option for SAA.

Errr... I suppose you haven't been to Luanda's airport yet...



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User currently offlineToxtethogrady From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1289 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3830 times:

Where is TAAG going to fly a 772? The US?

User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 13
Reply 21, posted (9 years 1 month 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3761 times:

Oh god no! I love TAAGs livery!


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Toxtethogrady,

I am pretty sure TAAG wil put their B772s on the routes they fly their B743s like to LIS, CDG, GIG, and JNB.



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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9780 posts, RR: 11
Reply 22, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3580 times:

I don't know how high demand is from Angola to the U.S. Where do the most Angolan people live in the U.S.? I've read in the forum that MIA has a quite large african population and probably New York too(?). I agree that TAAG Angola's current livery is still a classic and it would still be very nice to see a 777 wearing TAAG's current livery.

A388


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