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Air Berlin To Promote Ruhr Area  
User currently offlineTobias2702 From Germany, joined Sep 2008, 737 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2996 times:

Hi guys,

the Ruhr metropolitan area in Western Germany has been named European Capital of Culture 2010. As a promotive measure, Air Berlin will put special stickers on 54 of its aircraft, with 53 of those also carrying the name of a city in the Ruhr area.


This was announced in 17 December, how many of these "flying embassadors" are already around? Any pics?

edit: Here comes an image of the first Ruhr 2010 aircraft. Disappointingly small sticker, if you ask me:


By the way, is there any reason why AB did this, and not LH? During the 2006 Football World Cup, LH featured the "soccer nose".


[Edited 2010-01-09 05:47:13]

PA, AF, UK, BA, AB, DL, LH, FR, BD, A3, EZY, DY //// A319/320/346, B733/735/73G/738/744/763, AT4, 146, CR2, DH4
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User currently offlineCharles79 From Puerto Rico, joined Mar 2007, 1341 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2955 times:

I think it's a great idea. I frequently visit the Ruhr area (mostly Essen and Bottrop, though I absolutely love Dusseldorf) and definitely plan to go this year for the 2010 Cultural events.

Quoting Tobias2702 (Thread starter):

By the way, is there any reason why AB did this, and not LH?

I'm guessing that the fact that they bought DUS-based LTU might have something to do with it. Either that or they outbid LH to become the "official" airline of the event.



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