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New Finnair Livery  
User currently offlineclydenairways From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 1234 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29959 times:

If this is really the new Finnair livery i don't think too much of it?

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6845

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User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1366 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29999 times:

OH MY DISGUSTING FAIL of fails of faily failing FAILS. That is horrendous. Speeechless

User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25395 posts, RR: 49
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29978 times:

Announced a few months back
Finnair To Get New Logo (by hotplane Sep 20 2010 in Civil Aviation)



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1366 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29929 times:

Having a look at it again I can honestly say its probably the most uncreative awful new schemes of this era, Its an all white plane with HORRIBLE huge messy font down its side and thats it.. there is nothing else to it.. What a tragic attempt. Air Finland won battle of the colourschemes.

F F F F .. Four f's on either side of the plane.. Tail, Engine, Engine, wingtip.

[Edited 2010-11-24 09:16:18]

[Edited 2010-11-24 09:17:09]

User currently offlineBHXDTW From Eritrea, joined Feb 2005, 1090 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29900 times:

... I thought of the ADRIA scheme when I saw this.

I kinda like the tail though and the navy color. Not too bad. A bit boring but it could be worse.


User currently offlineSAAB900 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2007, 489 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29898 times:

Terrible! I hope they have a rethink! I can't believe anybody would think that this is an improvment on the old livery!      

Dave(SAAB900).


User currently offlinesmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1533 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29798 times:

I actually like the font, the tail is boring as bat shit though... Yawn!!! The font reminds me of sabena for some reason...

User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4503 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29743 times:

*thud*

Alright. Why don't we just get it over with and have every airline in the world paint every single plane solid white and merely add the airline's name to it. It feels like that's where we're heading anyway.


User currently offlinelhr380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29701 times:

Why AY!!

The current Livery is really nice. Smart, colourful!!


User currently offlinebmibaby737 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1810 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29576 times:

This new "livery" (can you call it that?) is one of the worst currently out there! I really hope this is not used, and the rest of the fleet do not get this horrendous make over.

User currently offlineBasilFawlty From Netherlands, joined Jun 2009, 1327 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29531 times:

That's horrible!    Keep the current livery, there's nothing wrong with it.


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User currently offlineskyone From Mexico, joined Feb 2001, 426 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29497 times:

Please, keep the old one!!!!!!!!! Please, Please ... I love the old one, don´t let it go!!!

User currently offlineokay From Finland, joined Dec 2006, 663 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 29421 times:

OMG! HORRIBLE! NOOOOOOOO! WHY AY, AY?! I'm almost in tears....

User currently offline330lover From Belgium, joined Jul 2008, 589 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29354 times:

Quoting smi0006 (Reply 6):
I actually like the font

Agree, the fond is quite ok. Engines and tail could be much better though.

Quoting BHXDTW (Reply 4):
A bit boring but it could be worse

It always can, whatever we think. Someone will always come up with something worse.


BUT: me too would prefer to keep the current livery (maybe combined with the new fond but smaller)



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User currently offlineHOONS90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3015 posts, RR: 52
Reply 14, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29277 times:
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Looks comical, in a bad way.

I'll miss the current one. Finnair is an airline that I admire, and it's disappointing that this is the best that they could come up with.



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User currently offlinesolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 852 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29262 times:

.
Please tell me this is a cruel joke AY...please!!

I HATE IT

//Mike                 



Airbus SAS - Love them both
User currently offlineOEH68 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2008, 84 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29226 times:

Which one of Finnair's A340's is this?
I can't find this in the photo database.



OEH68
User currently offline330lover From Belgium, joined Jul 2008, 589 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29185 times:

Quoting OEH68 (Reply 16):
Which one of Finnair's A340's is this?
I can't find this in the photo database.

Let's hope it's just an interim solution.
Like painting it cheaply although clearly Finnair, awaiting for the new (better) livery...



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User currently offlineokay From Finland, joined Dec 2006, 663 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 29137 times:

Quoting 330lover (Reply 17):

Yes, let us hope so. It lookd exactly that, an interim livery given to the plane before entering service. This was done also when A32S was introduced. A few of them were delivered wearing a strange livery with the old Finnair font and the nose logo transferred to the tail. Is this frame one of the new/old A340s joining AY from AF? Maybe they don't wanna paint it in the old nor the new one just yet, to save some money and came up with something like this for the mean time.. Oh, please let me be right...please....

okAY


User currently offlineshamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6338 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 28980 times:

Horrible.

The current livery isn't exactly exciting but it's smart and tidy and at least has some sort of identity to it. This attempt looks like an interim scheme awaiting the proper livery, surely an airline with Finnair's history could come up with something better than this?!

Shamrock350


User currently offlinespeedbird9 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2008, 231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 28979 times:

i hate it i prefer the current one


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User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1787 posts, RR: 3
Reply 21, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 28918 times:

Hopefully this isn't the finished product but as a start for a new livery I think it looks very promising indeed.


Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineokay From Finland, joined Dec 2006, 663 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 28848 times:

People are saying on Flightforum.fi, a Finnish equivalent for A.net that this livery would indeed be an interim livery so that this ex-AF bird can be taken into use. http://www.flightforum.fi/forum/index.php/topic,96891.20.html

The new livery is supposed to be revealed on the new A330 in the beginning of december. A lot more will be changed then than just the ac livery. meaning uniforms and cabin interiors.


Let's just hope it is so, that this is just a livery for this bird so it can be operated in AY's fleet for the time being!

okAY


User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 2985 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 28631 times:

   What the hell!?    I saw this and I thought Adria... very similar. One thing is having a bland or a boring livery; but having a bland ugly livery is really, really bad. Someone should be shot over this one.   


The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineairbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8379 posts, RR: 10
Reply 24, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 28564 times:

I like the idea of the billboard title. But it fails to stand out due to the complete lack of color.

25 Burkhard : UGLY. Whoever supoorted this should be set to prison for sabotage and a 500 Mio $ damage. They have a new livery, which is near perfect.
26 USAir330 : 5 actually don't forget the fuselage LoL... Ugly scheme hopefully this is temporary.
27 Post contains images EricAY05 : Thank God the MD-11's are gone, so they won't have to wear this new livery Unless they use it for the cargo planes also.
28 Burkhard : They would turn on the back in shame... The font used for the giant characters is very aggressive, and the tail is stupid. Current tails are fine, an
29 Post contains links and images ramprat74 : I really like the contrast between the current blue tail and the white snow. View Large View MediumPhoto © Anthony Guerra - AirTeamImages
30 cityairline : My eyes hurt. //Alex
31 7673mech : Nerds! All of you! (That constantly complain about new liveries.) Will the ever be a livery that you guys will like? The key to liveries these days is
32 Post contains images LAX888 : I actually kinda like it. (you guys will probably all hunt me down for writing this ) However it will only look good if the plane is always clean. I h
33 Post contains images 330lover : Sound agressive... Yes, plenty! LX, TG, QR, SA, CX, NZ, ... Just to name a few of them! And not to forget: the actual AY!!![Edited 2010-11-24 11:35:5
34 beeweel15 : Excuse me but if you change your livery do it right. That new Finnair livery looks cheap and it sucks. They could have done a much better job than th
35 aloges : I'll keep my fingers crossed! As for the livery in the photo, it doesn't warrant a comment.
36 DunaA320 : Is it possible to un-see things? Eurgh! A perfect example of how not to rebrand.
37 hotplane : OH-LQF - ex Air France, hence not on the site yet.
38 Giancavia : Oh shock horror people having an opinion on an AIRLINE livery on an Airline photography website. Why would people say something looks good when it is
39 Post contains links and images JetBlue777 : OMG. OMG. Before I clicked the link I saw people's reply and thought they might be over exaggerating! The current AY livery is one of my favorites, wh
40 foxbravo03 : People will only complain about new liveries when new liveries don't look well. Let's hope this is only some kind of interim move, because this is a
41 Giancavia : lol bit harsh.. seen alot of charter airlines with nicer colours then alot of the so called big boys. I agree finnairs scheme was ok .. if they added
42 hotplane : Apart from the titles I think it could well be the final scheme but in reverse. So, the tail, engines and winglets will be blue with a white logo.
43 Post contains images mattdell : I kind of like it!
44 B747forever : Seriously how can they do this? Who ever came up with this livery has a terrible taste. There is nothing wrong with their current livery so I dont rea
45 CrossChecked : Thank god the airlines think about what airline enthusiasts feel about their liveries before making them standard! Thank goodness the airlines conside
46 airproxx : So do I !! I won't be part of the general newelties bashing, because I trully like this new livery... The actual one has never been part of my favori
47 Giancavia : As mentioned previously ITS AN AVIATION ENTHUSIAST website.. People are going to share their opinions, Maybe you should get over that?
48 Post contains images airproxx :
49 FCKC : This is Ex F-GNIF , next one will be F-GNIG. Hope this is an interim livery or the beginning of a new one , waiting for colors to be revealed next mon
50 CrossChecked : You're right, and I have no problem with people sharing their views. But when people say such silly things (perhaps not specifically on THIS thread)
51 flyingAY : People, people, calm down. You can be sure that when AY will be launching their new livery they are going to make a big fanfare about it - at least h
52 Post contains images DALALWAYS : I like the fuselage with the big and bold font, but for a contrast I (personally) would prefer the tail to be the dark blue and the stylized F to be w
53 HELyes : Yes, this is NOT the final livery. Finnair said today the final look is still "under work" and probably not seen until January(?), due the possible s
54 Post contains images UTAH744 : I can think of one positive thing to say about that livery. On the ground, or in the air within a mile, a pilot told to follow Finnair will have no pr
55 DALALWAYS : LOL Amen to that!
56 kurbitur : As a graphic designer and a logo designer I say no no no no no no !! Terrible mistake.... the existing livery it´s just great as it is Why do airline
57 MWHCVT : I think that all that needs to happen is to send a link to this thread to the board and then they will soon change their direction lol, this is not a
58 Super80 : OMG AY..... It hurt my eyes more than the "new" United livery before UA changed to the current font...
59 FlyNWA727 : The irony is, that super-sized, blatant, in-your-face billboard titling is going to make everyone ask, "Why the hell should I fly this tacky airline??
60 KFlyer : Looks like a pirate ship !
61 Post contains images JetBlue777 : More like paint in windows... Anyways, as HELyes stated, it is not the final livery. I remember National Airlines (cargo) had that plain white 747 wi
62 aflyingkiwi : This new livery is horrible. Way too much white especially on the tail where you can notice and what's up with the in your face writing. I've also nev
63 laca773 : I hope they send a link to this thread for the AY board of directors to see! This is worse than a bad joke.
64 asteriskceo : Oh. My. God. A word to the wise: Don't try tilting your head to find any resemblance of taste, your head will be spinning like the exorcist before you
65 UNCRDU : I like it...reminds be of Sabena a little bit...
66 heathrow : I don't know, I don't really "hate" it, but I would have liked to see more blue. I know eurowhite is economical but I'm getting sick of it.
67 Post contains links and images BOACCunard : I'm probably going to get shot for suggesting this, but is it really so different from this? View Large View MediumPhoto © J.Laporte
68 Giancavia : Minus the badass logo .. grey belly .. and decent font .. nope. Not to mention the clipper :O
69 zkojh : total rubbish, what a waste..
70 HELyes : Once again.. thats NOT the final livery.
71 Garpd : This isn't a livery. Livery suggests design. Design suggests a thought process. This clearly hasn't been thought out. This looks like a temporary "we'
72 AIR MALTA : SO why not use the actual livery till the new one comes...
73 shamrock350 : Might be too expensive and I believe Finnair will also be revealing a new cabin product and staff uniform so waiting for their latest A330 delivery m
74 Post contains images KU747 : What an ugly livery!!
75 MH017 : Absolutely DISGUSTING !!! Where is the blue (of which Finland is so proud of) ? Do hope, they'll add some more (blue) colour to the tail - I do like t
76 Post contains images solnabo : Even AF livery looks better than this one...
77 jensobreuer : I hope it's an interim livery ... The billboard titles would be OK if there's a little bit more colour on the tail ... maybe like Thai's livery
78 Garpd : I have no idea. I suppose it's better to have some sort of corporate identity on an aircraft than none, but this currently "livery" looks like an "ac
79 HansHubers : How can they call this an improvement... it really disappoints me! Awful!
80 Post contains images pawsleykat : I agree. It's something new and I think there's something really nice about it. That said though, if I was to choose between the old one and this one
81 trent1000 : I nearly died of boredom. OK, so still a 'work in progress'. AF: KEEP WORKING!!!
82 SQ773 : OMG...! Ist that a bad taste joke or something ???
83 aloges : Let me repeat a gentle reminder that seems to be going unnoticed:
84 Post contains images wouwout : looks nice and fresh, the latter is what a new livery should be. The way most people react in this thread shows it's an acquired taste And now for som
85 Viper911 : I don't know why everyone hates it so much, i find it very beautiful, yes its eurowhite and yes it screams "Adria" but somehow i find it appealing, an
86 Jana : Hey! Okay, if this is not the final livery but an interim WHY oh WHY did they paint it like this...this is brand suicide... or will this plane go back
87 Post contains images Owleye : It was a great pleasure designing for Air Finland recently. Now my team and I look forward to what the competition has created for Finnair. We're wond
88 Garpd : See, that's a livery. Thought, design, class and presence.
89 Post contains images okay : As said, I am quite sure this is indeed an interim paint job, just to get the plane in ops. But my question is, why go through all that trouble of com
90 Garpd : My bet is, the billboard style titles are part of the new livery, as is the predictable F. Wouldn't be surprised to see the full livery featuring a cl
91 us330 : It looks like someone took a sharpie and just wrote over the fuselage
92 ogre727 : I actually like it........
93 aireuropeuk733 : I'm not sure you can even call it a livery...................... Looks to me its just the airline name written down the side............... Highly uni
94 Giancavia : Haha best summary ive read.
95 Post contains links and images morvious : This topic reminds me of a B747-400F not so long ago! The livery was well spoken on this forum how ugly it was. Then, few weeks / months later the fin
96 AirPacific747 : When I first opened the link, I thought it was an extremely ugly livery, but I am slowly getting used to it.. Nothing like the current livery though
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