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First SN A330 In New Colours  
User currently offlineSabenapilot From Belgium, joined Feb 2000, 2714 posts, RR: 47
Posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 11016 times:

Just came across this on a Belgian aviation forum:

http://www.aerpix.net/01-photos/2006/01-zrh/200605/00-041.htm

Looks nice!

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User currently offlineManni From South Korea, joined Nov 2001, 4221 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10996 times:

It does look better on the A319. IMO the orange colour shouldn't be on that livery at all . Anyway aren't they due to reveal a new livery soon?


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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3861 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10954 times:

Definitely an improvement... but am I the only one that thinks that, on the A330, the underbelly colour should be extended right to the front?

User currently offlineNijltje From Belgium, joined Aug 2005, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 10866 times:

mmmmh nice, yes indeed would be good to extend the blue until the end

User currently offlineKl692 From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 676 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 10818 times:

it is looks really good, I like that color maybe they should give all their A/C the same color


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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3861 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 10731 times:

Quoting Kl692 (Reply 4):
it is looks really good, I like that color maybe they should give all their A/C the same color

They have, haven't they?


User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 10707 times:

Well I like it, thinks it looks nice and clean.


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User currently offlineRCS763AV From Colombia, joined Jun 2004, 4394 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 10579 times:

Very nice! I hope SN gets more A330s....


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User currently offlineAmhilde From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 643 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 10525 times:

It looks kinda like an envelope or a piece of legal document with that light blue. Guess its fitting... :P


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User currently offlinePlanemanofnz From New Zealand, joined Sep 2005, 1675 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 10419 times:
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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 10325 times:

Hi!

I think this livery "rocks" and to me it's get's to the point, and that is...reminds me of SABENA! And I like that...even when people say it's SN Brussels Airlines, it will always be SABENA for me!
regards


User currently offlineBrightCedars From Belgium, joined Nov 2004, 1288 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 10200 times:

Am I the only one to notice that the title are not italic any longer? I really think that they will just become Brussels Airlines and will drop the SN part on the fuselage, although it will remain on all tickets. Small change (not livery change) and not very expensive nor confusing for customers.


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User currently offlineSlz396 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 10092 times:

Quoting BrightCedars (Reply 11):
Am I the only one to notice that the title are not italic any longer?

Ever since the 'baby blue belley' livery was introduced more than 3 years ago, the titles have always been non-italic...


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Quoting BrightCedars (Reply 11):
I really think that they will just become Brussels Airlines and will drop the SN part on the fuselage, although it will remain on all tickets

Indeed, the name of the newco after the merger with Virgin Express will most certainly be just "Brussels Airlines" indeed, with SN (IATA code 082) as identifier.

[Edited 2006-05-12 10:47:10]

User currently offlineSNfreak From Belgium, joined Feb 2005, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 9520 times:

Nice !

I'm so glad they didn't erase the "S" from the winglets !
They should put it on the A319 too, or even better, the "Magritte pigeon".

Quoting Slz396 (Reply 12):
Quoting BrightCedars (Reply 11):
I really think that they will just become Brussels Airlines and will drop the SN part on the fuselage, although it will remain on all tickets

Indeed, the name of the newco after the merger with Virgin Express will most certainly be just "Brussels Airlines" indeed, with SN (IATA code 082) as identifier.

Well, I even heard from a good source that it's possible the Ess-tail will dissapear...
Though I don't think that's a good idea.
The "S" is a brand that has been known for ages and even the airline callsign is "Ess-tail".



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User currently offlineB777a340fan From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 771 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 9436 times:

I like it a lot...it's very retro. Are my eyes deceiving me or is the bottom front of the aircraft not completely painted? Did they run out of money? LOL

User currently offlineCityAirline From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 687 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 8903 times:

Quoting Vasu (Reply 2):
the underbelly colour should be extended right to the front?

Totally agree...  Smile



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User currently offlineMIAMIx707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 8081 times:

Sorry guys & girls but what's new here? Looks like a normal SNBA A330 to me. Where's the new scheme?

SN's current look sure beats eurowhite. Now time to find another color for the belly, and why does it have to end up abruptly in the front instead of say.. tapering off?

By the way, I heard through the grapevine the new scheme is gonna look like the new Gummi-bears TAP Portugal! Big grin


User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6716 posts, RR: 77
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7980 times:

Quoting MIAMIx707 (Reply 16):
Sorry guys & girls but what's new here? Looks like a normal SNBA A330 to me. Where's the new scheme?

Just compare:


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User currently offlineIcarus75 From France, joined Oct 2003, 796 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7591 times:

Quoting Vasu (Reply 2):
but am I the only one that thinks that, on the A330, the underbelly colour should be extended right to the front?

Agree with you. It seems unfinished to me.



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User currently offlineMIAMIx707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7525 times:

Thanks Planehunter, I don't get to see those here across the pond.

So it looks better in the older colors, (more old school) with the orange stripe above the windows and without the ugly baby blue.


User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7445 times:

Miamix707,

I thought the same thing!!!


User currently offlineMGA From Nicaragua, joined Mar 2005, 726 posts, RR: 3
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 6918 times:

Doesnt it kind of look Continental-ish?

MGA



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User currently offlineOwlEye From Netherlands, joined Feb 2006, 957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 6404 times:

Sorry I expected better. The whole is still a mess and 'over'designed with the ex-Sabena 'S' sign, bended surfaces, an orange line, baby blue stop at the front. Still the addition 'SN' (I expected just 'Brussels' or 'Brussels Airlines'). The livery shouts: Help, where do I have to look? No, not an improvement. Pitty, very pitty.

User currently offlineNijltje From Belgium, joined Aug 2005, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 6212 times:

a mess??? Sabena S... so???What do you expect a orange plane? Change is difficult, change can be dangerous, change is emotion!

User currently offlineSNfreak From Belgium, joined Feb 2005, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5525 times:

I don't understand what people were expecting...
It's just been painted in the standard SN Brussels livery.
What did you expect ? A red one to celebrate the merger with VEX ?



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