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US Airways Livery Update March 2009  
User currently offlineAtlanta From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 473 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4967 times:

I don't think we've had a US livery list in a while, and I was wondering the progress US has made.

What is the amount/percentage done? Or is it complete?

Atlanta


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User currently offlineJmc1975 From Israel, joined Sep 2000, 3266 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4660 times:

In New US Airways livery:

E190 - 25/25 - 100%
A319 - 74/93 - 79.6%
A320 - 62/70 - 88.6%
A321 - 9/34 - 26.5%
A333 - 9/9 - 100%
B733 - 27/27 - 100%
B734 - 40/40 - 100%
B757 - 37/37 - 100%
B767 - 10/10 - 100%

Total Mainline - 293/345 - 84.9%


Despite announcing the US/HP merger more than 1 year after UA's new livery, US is making far more progress.



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User currently offlineTheGMan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 655 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4600 times:

US also has far fewer aircraft...

User currently offlineJmc1975 From Israel, joined Sep 2000, 3266 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4566 times:



Quoting TheGMan (Reply 2):
US also has far fewer aircraft...

.....fewer aircraft it can afford to pull out of service and send to the paint shop. It's no surprise that Tilton does not care about UA's corporate image & reputation by painting his fleet of 397 planes, but rather lining his pocketbook with green, all while bending over his 56,000 employees to the melody of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue"



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User currently offlinePeteg913 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 85 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4415 times:

I just flew to PHX and back on US and I cannot figure out why so many of their A321's are not repainted when nearly every other type in their fleet is. Does anyone know?

User currently offlineWhappeh From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 1563 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4303 times:



Quoting Peteg913 (Reply 4):
I just flew to PHX and back on US and I cannot figure out why so many of their A321's are not repainted when nearly every other type in their fleet is. Does anyone know?

A lot of the 321s you saw in the blue are East aircraft, and were received late enough that they don't require paint yet, so its pointless to pull them out of service when the side of the aircraft still says "US Airways" on the side of it.



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User currently offlineMANmatt From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 969 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 4191 times:



Quoting Jmc1975 (Reply 1):
A321 - 9/34 - 26.5%

Damn I was certainly lucky to get on one of those in new colours then for my recent CLT-LAX flight!

Matt


User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 902 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3487 times:



Quoting TheGMan (Reply 2):
US also has far fewer aircraft...

US - 353 aircraft
UA - 397 aircraft

So theres not that much of a difference!

Thats from Wiki so please dont quote me!  Smile

Jordan



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User currently offlineTheGMan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 655 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2702 times:



Quoting Whappeh (Reply 5):
A lot of the 321s you saw in the blue are East aircraft, and were received late enough that they don't require paint yet, so its pointless to pull them out of service when the side of the aircraft still says "US Airways" on the side of it.

Have you seen them? It looks like the clear coat has come completely off most of them.


User currently offlinePlanefxr From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 443 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2555 times:



Quoting TheGMan (Reply 2):
US also has far fewer aircraft...

Also very few widebodies which take longer to strip and paint.


User currently offlineTheGMan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 655 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2454 times:



Quoting Planefxr (Reply 9):

Also very few widebodies which take longer to strip and paint.

And all the wide bodies have the new livery.


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