KrisworldB777 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 570 posts, RR: 3 Posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1316 times:
Another rumour that I have heard is that SIA will be totally revamping it's corporate image including a new livery. Is this true? With the demise of 9V-SPK, the tropical twist livery (one of my favourite) is all but gone. What I always thought SIA should do to revamp their livery cheaply was adopt the very nice 1997 50th anniversery livery with the gold waves. Anyone heard any more?
Airsnaps From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1208 times:
At the moment, I believe that SIA are stripping down 9V-SPL (the other Tropical Megatop), but I cannot confirm this as yet.
Yes, there has been talk direct from the Board Rooms of SIA at Changi of a new image in the near future, but the SIA colours and logo are so well worldly recognised, that this is taking very careful consideration, as I'm sure you can imagine.
Montenegro From Italy, joined May 1999, 545 posts, RR: 1 Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1191 times:
I think that a great improvement, without loosing the easaly pointed identity, would be the 50 years Jubilee livery. I think that that would be a great thing, tooking off the stripe inserting the gold stripeson the fuselage. I think that that would be a great compromise, new without loosing the old, what do you think?
Airmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 369 posts, RR: 2 Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1140 times:
Krisworld777, i thought exactly the same that SQs 50th anniversary scheme suited them more then the present rigid one, i find it outdated and feel they need a new look, and Airsnaps the logo is enough to help people know its still singapore airlines, infact i really like the tropical skies scheme its unique why dont they just adopt this
Airsnaps From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1134 times:
The 'Tropical Megatop' scheme is very expensive to apply to all the aircraft - it cost SIA around 2 million US Dollars in all types of costs to take two of their B744's out of the fleet for 2 weeks each in order to paint them up.
It's a great idea and would look fantastic on a B772 or A3XX but it's just not practical enough.
We'll leave it up to the board room at Changi to decide what's best! They seem to be making all the correct decisions so far - "now more then ever a great way to fly" - it sure is!
AT From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 872 posts, RR: 0 Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1085 times:
I agree with all of you who favor the 50th avnniversary design as a permanent replacement for the fleet. When I first saw it, on a 777, I immediately thought, this should be their livery. It is very very elegant and less austere than the current blue and gold stripes.
And although would be further moving toward the "all white fuselage" trend that is becoming omnipresent these days, atleast it looks nice!
GUNDU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 11, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 1045 times:
Heh Alvin,you want me to email my uncle?
The present livery has been around since 1987 and I really think it is time for a much-needed change! Maybe the 50th Anniversary colours would be nice,but when they reach their 60th Anniversary I wonder what would happen
Airmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 369 posts, RR: 2 Reply 12, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 995 times:
heres another suggestion;
FULL GOLD FUSELAGE WITH GOLD ENGINES, SAME NAVY BLUE TAIL WITH GOLDEN BIRD LOGO BUT NO ORANGE VERTICAL STIPE, PART OF THE BLUE TAIL COMING ONTO THE FUSELAGE LIKE IN THE DELTA AIRLINES SCHEME, BOLDER 'SINGAPORE' TITLE MINUS THE WORD 'AIRLINES' JUST BELOW THE UPPER DECK AND A THIN NAVY BLUE CHEAT LINE RUNNING RIGHT BELOW THE WINDOWS AND ENDING IN POINTS AT THE FRONT AND REAR EXITS, SOMETHING LIKE AUSTRIAN AIRLINES STRIPE
KrisworldB777 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 570 posts, RR: 3 Reply 13, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 987 times:
I would like to comment on airmale's suggestion of
"FULL GOLD FUSELAGE WITH GOLD ENGINES, SAME NAVY BLUE TAIL WITH GOLDEN BIRD LOGO BUT NO ORANGE VERTICAL STIPE, PART OF THE BLUE TAIL COMING ONTO THE FUSELAGE LIKE IN THE DELTA AIRLINES SCHEME, BOLDER 'SINGAPORE' TITLE MINUS THE WORD 'AIRLINES' JUST BELOW THE UPPER DECK AND A THIN NAVY BLUE CHEAT LINE RUNNING RIGHT BELOW THE WINDOWS AND ENDING IN POINTS AT THE FRONT AND REAR EXITS"
I think that so much gold on the aircraft may look a little too much and be extremely time consuming and expensive to apply. I like what Emirates recently did. They have made the titles "Emirates" about 3 times the size and downsized the arobic. It looks very good. They have also changed their font for the logo and looks a lot better. Red is now the colour of the logo on print as I guess it is cheaper. Yes, I would like to see a photo of the AU plane.
P.S. Still trying to get in touch with the now famous SIA stewardess Carolyn Lee username "singaporegirl"
Marcelduchamp From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 87 posts, RR: 0 Reply 16, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 950 times:
1)The female uniform CANNOT be changed!!! But the male ones definitely need an update. One thing that may definitely be changing is the batik slip-ons. Surveys on a few options have already been circulating amongst cabin crew. Basically, a shoe that co-ordinates well with the "kebaya" is the proposed replacement.
2)For the cabins, they still need to upgrade the Jubilee 777s and Celestar 340s to the Rainbow Megatop branding, even though it was not planned. Somewhere along the line, a regular First Class passenger on a 777/340 route is going to get SO fed up that (s)he never gets a SkySuite.
Singapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13711 posts, RR: 21 Reply 17, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 942 times:
I totally agree with you Marchell. SIA are going about the 777s and A340s a bit wrongly.
But while I was relieving my self in the toilet a thought struck me. Wouldn't it cost loads of money to paint the planes, then take them out of service and maybe having to cancel flights (the last one maybe not but could happen).
KrisworldB777 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 570 posts, RR: 3 Reply 18, posted (12 years 7 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 916 times:
It has been suggested that SIA install SkySuites on 777s and A340s. It has been noted that SIA will be phasing out A340 in favour of new 777-200ER's although SIA has an order for the A340-500. I agree, it makes me angry that it is the same price to fly to the same diestination on a 747 as it is to an A340. The product is not compatible and they should do something about it. Why does SIA not drop First Class on short haul flights because I do not think there is really a huge demand. Cheers!
RayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 7709 posts, RR: 5 Reply 21, posted (12 years 7 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 882 times:
I really doubt that SQ will want to get a new livery.
The reason is simple: Singapore is a pretty conservative country. Why would they want to change a livery that has worked for them all these years? You do remember how much money UA spent to implement the "Stealth" scheme used on their current fleet, don't you? After all, AA's current livery has been around since the late 1960's and there's no pressing need to change it yet.
I think SQ--being a Star Alliance member--may paint one of the first A3XX's to be delivered to that airline in the Star Alliance "Logo Jet" scheme. It'll sure stand out in a B-I-G way, that's to be sure.