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Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS  
User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 8 months 7 hours ago) and read 7319 times:

Yep... a lady I know visiting France was in TLS and mentioned she visited the airport and saw a Manchester United A320. This aircraft will be operated by Air Asia as the official Asian Airline of Manchester United. From what I was told it looks great... even if the team suck  Smile

I do remember hearing about this a while back so this news is not someones dream or something.

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User currently offlineVivaGunners From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 7 hours ago) and read 7253 times:

No surprise as I saw a lot of Air Asia adverts at the Old Trafford this year.
Nice to see more planes with football teams colors, as it's for some LTU planes in Germany, even if Man United is not my favourite team...

Best Regards.


User currently offlineB742 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 hour ago) and read 7083 times:

I bet it would look good, shame its Man Utd though  Wink

I wish Emirates would of painted one of their aircraft into a Chelsea special sceme, hopefuly they will next season with Arsenal  Smile

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineDavidT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 hour ago) and read 7041 times:

Oi!!! What's wrong with Man United? Big grin

Quoting B742 (Reply 2):
I wish Emirates would of painted one of their aircraft into a Chelsea special sceme

Not a chance, they don't sponsor them any more. Samsung do.


User currently offlineConcorde001 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months ago) and read 7019 times:

Last season MH were the official airline of Manchester United's Asian Tour. Is the colour scheme better than MH's one for Man Utd?


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Look carefully, you can just catch the Man Utd logo!
Stunning, isn't it! Big grin


User currently offlineB742 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months ago) and read 6971 times:

Quoting DavidT (Reply 3):
Oi!!! What's wrong with Man United?

I'm a chelsea fan Big grin  silly 

Quoting DavidT (Reply 3):
Not a chance, they don't sponsor them any more. Samsung do.

Actualy its Samsung Mobie  Wink I meant I wish we saw an Emirates Plane in chelsea colours in the previous seasons  Smile

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineBreiz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 6864 times:

This link confirms the deal between Manchester United and AirAsia, but not yet the special livery:
http://www.manutd.com/sponsors/spons....sps?iType=488&icustompageid=15398


User currently offlineBreiz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 6854 times:

Quoting Breiz (Reply 6):
This link confirms the deal between Manchester United and AirAsia, but not yet the special livery

But this one does:
http://www.nst.com.my/Weekly/Travel/...TravelNews/20051227122757/Article/
It will be the third A320 delivered to AirAsia.


User currently offlineWidebodiedlee From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 6812 times:

Go To www.airasia.com On the right of the main page is a rolling announcements board. On there is a link to a Manchester United competition. Click on it a go to the top of the next pop up box to see an artisit impression of the aircraft. ( The competition is to name the 4 players heads on the fuselage)

Tomorrows task is to go and see the Head of PR at work ( Manchester Airport) to see if we can pursuade Airbus and MUFC to get the plane into MAN before it goes to Malaysia!)

Lee

Airport Planning and Development Manager Manchester Airport


User currently offlineA319XFW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 6796 times:

Anyone know what the MSN is? As it might still have to come to Finky too..... Big grin
Says in the article that it will be delivered next month, so probably still has to come up here.


User currently offlineViasa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 6748 times:

The MSN is 2656!



[Edited 2006-01-05 22:20:58]

User currently offlineGritzngravee From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 6726 times:

I'm sure EK will have an Arsenal livery next year as they are placing their name on the new ground at Ashbourton Grove. The Gunners cannon on a 773 or 346 would like nice!!!! But I'm a Gunners fan so I would love to see it. I'm surprised Abramov hasn't had his private 763 redesigned to have at least a Chelsea logo, painting costs alot.

User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 6643 times:

Thats the one 2656 F-WWIO to be 9M-AFC.

User currently offlineMAS747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 6514 times:

9M-AFC? 9M-Arsenal Football Club!!!! that should be how it goes!

go the gunners!! would be great to see some EK A/C painted in teh Red and White of Arsenal!


User currently offlineJetset7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 6462 times:

Quoting MAS747 (Reply 13):
9M-AFC? 9M-Arsenal Football Club!!!! that should be how it goes!

go the gunners!! would be great to see some EK A/C painted in teh Red and White of Arsenal!

If its for EK it would be A6-AFC  Wink


User currently offlineMas777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 7 months 4 weeks ago) and read 6364 times:

Its odd to think that Malaysia has one of the largest Man Utd fan clubs in the world. They even have Official Man United Sports Bars in KL last time I was there - with matches beamed live at ungodly hours (due to the time difference).

It was probably one of the best adverts for AirAsia last year when Man U toured SEAsia and stepped off an MAS 777 wearing AirAsia jerseys. It caused a great stir at MAS who had flown them all the way over only to see fans go wild as AirAsia took the spotlight (rather than MAS).  Smile


User currently offlineAirbusA346 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 6256 times:

Here it is 9M-AFC

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=434255
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=434491
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=434490
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=434015
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=434014
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=433975

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I was just about to start a new thread about it, then noticed that one has already been done.

It's very horrible            

Why have they done it any way.

Tom.

[Edited 2006-01-14 21:41:23]

User currently offlineMhodgson From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 6229 times:

I like it (even if I don't like the team), though unless it gets repainted every 6 months I can see it rapidly becoming out of date as players leave.

User currently offlineAirbusA346 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 6200 times:

Quoting Mhodgson (Reply 17):
though unless it gets repainted every 6 months I can see it rapidly becoming out of date as players leave.

That's very true. The bit what I'm on about, which looks horrible, is the pictures of the players, it doesn't look right.

The rest of the plane looks alright though.

Tom.


User currently offlineGreenjet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 6116 times:

Quoting AirbusA346 (Reply 16):
It's very horrible

Yes, Sky Europe put models on the side of their aircraft while Air Asia put Rooney and Van Nistelrooy. Not a pretty site indeed  Smile


User currently offlineCol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 6059 times:

Bet they wished they'd sponsored Manchester City after this weekend Big grin

User currently offlinePaparadzi From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5923 times:

Malaysian spotters will be waiting for that one. Wonder when it will be arriving in KUL.

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