Birdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3706 posts, RR: 52 Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3130 times:
Quoting DeltaWings (Reply 2): Aren't they going to have one aircraft with a "Real" special livery promoting the World Cup? I think they could put a little more effort into it, on one aircraft at least.
Painting an aircraft in full world cup livery is nothing about effort.
It's all about being allowed to do it or not being allowed.
Lufthansa is not allowed to do this.
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FRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2325 posts, RR: 10 Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2899 times:
I flew on D-AIGS on 7 August this past year from IAH-FRA only about a week after it was first applied. It was also the first LH plane to wear the football (soccer) nose design. I was pleasantly surprised to see the design as I boarded the plane not knowing what it was for.
TF-FIW From Germany, joined Nov 2000, 131 posts, RR: 0 Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2750 times:
agree with Deltawings, something more "real" ,more obvious would have been nice. This little football-nose is a typical LH-thing. Very cheap, less cost and pretty easy to re-paint.
Certainly LH is not allowed to use the FIFA logo etc etc, however QF for example,they have painted a 767 in nice coulours , supporting the aussie soccer team. so why not LH doing similiar..!?
LouA340 From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 382 posts, RR: 0 Reply 14, posted (7 years 8 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2595 times:
Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 9): I flew on D-AIGS on 7 August this past year from IAH-FRA only about a week after it was first applied. It was also the first LH plane to wear the football (soccer) nose design. I was pleasantly surprised to see the design as I boarded the plane not knowing what it was for.
That was my same reaction when I saw it. I flew it on the 30 August from ACC/LOS to FRA. I didnt notice it when boarding because it was at night but I took a look at it when getting off and saw the soccer nose.
I like it, its a nice simple promotion for World cup.
A319XFW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 20, posted (7 years 8 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2463 times:
Quoting Jorge1812 (Reply 13): This isn't this the official FIFA Worldcup logo on the rear fuselage - right?
No, it's not. It must be a cheap ploy to get some publicity out of the World Cup even though they didn't pay for the privilege. Must pee them off that a foreign carrier is the "Official Airline of the World Cup" who's not even from the host nation!
I flew on D-AIPA a few months ago (just after it got the nose) took some getting used to looking at it!