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Oneworld Airlines Livery Synchronizing?  
User currently offlineDL752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 174 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 9421 times:

Hello all,

I noticed that a few airlines of the Oneworld Alliance have changed their liveries to nearly all white with minimal color and lettering. Is this a trend to synchronize the Oneworld Alliance look or just a way to help cut costs?

I have noticed this with:

Finnair, JAL, and Malaysia. (Malaysia entering Oneworld in late 2012).

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User currently offlinerdh3e From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 1828 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 9397 times:

I believe it when AA goes that direction.

User currently offlinelisbonbearuk From Portugal, joined Jan 2010, 440 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 9208 times:

Aren't Iberia going that way too with their new livery?

User currently offlineyyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16370 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 9143 times:

I'm sure this is just coincidental. Let's hope so anyway. The all-white colour scheme has been a decades-long worldwide trend across all alliance and non-alliance carriers.

I don't see AA, BA, LAN or Royal Jordanian suggesting a livery change.



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineEK413 From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5015 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 9011 times:

Quoting lisbonbearuk (Reply 2):

IB euro white scheme is their low cost arm Iberia Express...

EK413



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User currently offlinejumpjets From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2012, 892 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 8919 times:

The MAS A380 illustrated in the initial post is only half the story - the finished colour scheme has a bold blue 'swoosh' at the rear of the aircraft - see http://www.flightstory.net/20120308/...very-malaysia-airlines-a380-video.

So I think you can cross MAS off the oneworld all white list.


User currently offlinetullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1643 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 8919 times:

On that basis I assume Virgin Australia are planning to join Oneworld   


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User currently offlinetimf From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 971 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 8919 times:
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Quoting yyz717 (Reply 3):
The all-white colour scheme has been a decades-long worldwide trend across all alliance and non-alliance carriers.

The current trend is taking all-white to a new extreme, where the scheme is little more than single color titles and tail logos with the rest of the plane in white. At least in their previous iteration, the tails were full colors and you often had some contrasting color on the belly or engines.


User currently offlineDL752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 174 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 8703 times:

Quoting jumpjets (Reply 5):

The MAS A380 illustrated in the initial post is only half the story - the finished colour scheme has a bold blue 'swoosh' at the rear of the aircraft - see http://www.flightstory.net/20120308/...very-malaysia-airlines-a380-video.

So I think you can cross MAS off the oneworld all white list.

That's beautiful! I didn't see that.


User currently offlineDL752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 174 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 8682 times:

Quoting timf (Reply 7):
The current trend is taking all-white to a new extreme, where the scheme is little more than single color titles and tail logos with the rest of the plane in white. At least in their previous iteration, the tails were full colors and you often had some contrasting color on the belly or engines.

Thanks for pointing that out. That's what made me ask the question. Now the white seems to be just about everywhere except for the name of the airline and the registration. I do like the JAL 787 in the all white though! It looks great during sunset.   


User currently offlineCyanide72 From Canada, joined Feb 2011, 23 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 7936 times:

Quoting jumpjets (Reply 5):
The MAS A380 illustrated in the initial post is only half the story - the finished colour scheme has a bold blue 'swoosh' at the rear of the aircraft - see http://www.flightstory.net/20120308/...very-malaysia-airlines-a380-video.

So I think you can cross MAS off the oneworld all white list.

What a beautiful looking livery! I was thinking they'd leave the livery as it is in the above pictures, what a relief though.


User currently offlinePRAirbus From Puerto Rico, joined Apr 2005, 1144 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (2 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 4212 times:

Rumor is AA is suppossed to rebrand as well but I doubt it will be anything "white", AA surely will stick to silver.

User currently offlinerikkus67 From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 1684 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1585 times:

In an age of continuing Euro-White, I am glad that Air Canada went with "toothpaste green/blue (metallic)". Although hard to detect when at a Canadian airport, when seeing an Air Canada craft against the sea of white, it truly does stand out. Subtle, but uniquely different... sorta like us Canadians! LOL! (yeah, I know...not One World, but still....)


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