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Swissair New Colors!  
User currently offlineCactusa319 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2918 posts, RR: 25
Posted (14 years 1 month 3 days ago) and read 1542 times:

This from Renato Salzinger:


Hi folks..

Just got information that Swissair will revise its livery in very short
term.

According to my source, the change will be on the belly, which will no
longer be grey but dark blue (much like Balair B757s) and with big
Qualiflyer Group titles, on white letters on the front side of the plane.
The Swiss Cross will be painted on all the MD11 and A330 winglets but not
on the A319/20/21 wingtip fences.

On a second step, ALL airlines on the Qualiflyer Group will adopt this
scheme, although details and how this will affect the current schemes is
not yet available.

Possibly a Swissair MD11 is already on the paint shop at ZRH airport and a

MD80 of the French Qualiflyer member (result of the merge of AOM, Air
Littoral and Air Liberte, I guess) was already painted on this basic
scheme, (blue belly, QF titles) but no airline name nor logo on it, as this
has still to be defined. This plane was seen recently at JNB Intl.

Lets wait and see...

Brgds,







________________________________________

Renato Salzinger
Jetsite - THE Aeronautical Information Source



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User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1352 times:

Sounds hideous.


User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4509 posts, RR: 34
Reply 2, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1316 times:

Dear Renato,

The new paint scheme doesn't sound good but I'll wait and see. The current Swissair scheme is a close second to Japan Air Lines for most boring major-carrier paint scheme, so they're right to want to change it.

Jim



Need a new airline paint scheme? Better call Saul! (Bass that is)
User currently offlineSR3496 From Switzerland, joined May 2000, 792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1252 times:

Well, I always like the red tail with the white cross! But if all Qualiflyergroup airlines have to have the same basic scheme...that doesn't sound too good in my ears.
We will see.


User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1245 times:

Hi SR3496,

I agree with you. Let's see...   

Alvin



Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineOxygen From Hong Kong, joined Sep 1999, 674 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1235 times:

I like the dark grey that they currently use.

User currently onlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5569 posts, RR: 36
Reply 6, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

Why not? Perhaps it looks good. In general I like dark blue and a Qualiflyer corporate identity is not a bad idea. I am very curious to see it. By the way there are already the first 330 with painted winglets. I have seen one in ZRH.

User currently offlineSR3496 From Switzerland, joined May 2000, 792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1203 times:

ZRH: I also think that the painted winglets look great but all Qualiflyergourp airlines the 'same' livery...

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Photo © PixAir



SR3496


User currently onlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5569 posts, RR: 36
Reply 8, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1190 times:

I of course don't mean the same livery, but something which shows that they are member of Qualiflyer.

User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5301 posts, RR: 61
Reply 9, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1164 times:

Well I do nto know what to say. Its going from bad to worse. Well I will wait until I see it in reality!

Jeremiah Teahan



Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1139 times:

The A332 looks really good. The dark grey underbelly was always very distinctive.

User currently offlineLHMark From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Reply 11, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1129 times:

I have a great idea for a SR livery change! How about a chocolate-brown and black cheatline? Oh, wait...


"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (14 years 1 month 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1109 times:

Since when did Swissair have the first A330s with painted winglets?

Ever heard of Aer Lingus?


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