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Air Do: New Name, New Livery  
User currently offlineATLFlyer323 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 614 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 9 months 14 hours ago) and read 8281 times:

Hey A.Netters,

I was looking through the photo database and noticed that Air Do has not only changed their livery, but also acquired a new plane through ANA. I tried to do some research and discovered they have dropped the Hokkaido International Airlines from their name, and deepened their links with ANA. I was wondering if anyone know what all these new changes mean for the airline? Will the be retiring their 737-5's for the -7's, or are the -7's for growth? My guess is with all the new LCC competition arriving in Japan, the smaller airlines like Air Do are gonna have to change to keep from losing traffic.


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User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 8221 times:

Livery didnt imrpove did it, Probably one of the worst I have ever seen. Same as their name lol.

User currently offlineATLFlyer323 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 614 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 8177 times:

Quoting Giancavia (Reply 1):
Livery didnt imrpove did it, Probably one of the worst I have ever seen. Same as their name lol.

I don't hate it, but it is very bland. I personally like their liveries that have their bear mascots on them. I wish they could have found a way to incorporate that more.

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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7204 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 8123 times:

Quoting Giancavia (Reply 1):
Livery didnt imrpove did it, Probably one of the worst I have ever seen. Same as their name lol.

It is a bland name, but it's short for Hokkaido. Do, or 道, means circuit, which is what Hokkaido is labeled as part of the 47 prefectures. (The other differences from Prefecture are "To," metropolis, in Tokyo-to, and Fu, in Osaka-fu and Kyoto-fu)

IIRC it's a majority-owned LCC operating under NH's systems.



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User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 8057 times:

Quoting ATLFlyer323 (Reply 2):
I don't hate it, but it is very bland. I personally like their liveries that have their bear mascots on them. I wish they could have found a way to incorporate that more.

Yeah its just everything from the really light shade of blue to using that lowsy tilted black font is horrible.

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 3):
It is a bland name, but it's short for Hokkaido. Do, or 道, means circuit, which is what Hokkaido is labeled as part of the 47 prefectures. (The other differences from Prefecture are "To," metropolis, in Tokyo-to, and Fu, in Osaka-fu and Kyoto-fu)

Indeed, Just a personal thing.. I guess atleast it represents something eh?


User currently offlineYVRLTN From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 2444 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 8017 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 3):
It is a bland name, but it's short for Hokkaido. Do, or 道, means circuit, which is what Hokkaido is labeled as part of the 47 prefectures. (The other differences from Prefecture are "To," metropolis, in Tokyo-to, and Fu, in Osaka-fu and Kyoto-fu

Perhaps they should move to KIX then and become Air Fu 



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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7204 posts, RR: 17
Reply 6, posted (1 year 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 7912 times:

Quoting YVRLTN (Reply 5):
Perhaps they should move to KIX then and become Air Fu

You know what, I've heard of a guy wanting to start something like that, have something at KIX or ITM and at Kyoto, and have that name, Air Fu, as a LCC. Heck it's a better business model than Peach Air   

Quoting Giancavia (Reply 4):
Indeed, Just a personal thing.. I guess atleast it represents something eh?

Well Tokyo is quite the metropolis- it's governed similar to how DC is governed here except it means a hell of a lot more and gets a lot of representation in government than DC.

Osaka and Kyoto are very large and important cities so their FU designation gives them a lot of priority too.



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User currently offlineVC10er From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 2864 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (1 year 9 months 2 hours ago) and read 5589 times:
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If I had to fly on that 737 pictured with that identity and livery...I would have sweaty palms the whole way  

It is truly disgusting.

The should go to Landor to get something as great as S7! (In my biased opinion)



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