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User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 47
Posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1561 times:

Everyone bitched and moaned about the loss of BA's "World Images" program.


However, they were not the first airline to adopt a "different tail" program. I would have to say that Mexicana should have been deserving of that honor. Why hasn't anyone talked about the loss of each of these tails when MX adopted the bland green tail?

(BTW, I am aware of Frontier, but the MX program came and went before Frontier II was born).


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User currently offlineBBADXB From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1376 times:


I think that it is a pity that these 'different tails'' schemes went / are going - I kind of liked them.

Rgds.,
BBADXB  Wink/being sarcastic


User currently offlineLindy field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3118 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1320 times:
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Too expensive to maintain. You should also check these tails on Mexicana's DC-10s and 727s.

User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1298 times:

Mexicana has different colors, and maybe a slightly different patttern, but what BA did was by far the most in your face tail changes!
Iain


User currently offlineKirstey From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 110 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1282 times:

Should never have had different tails though - one airline should have 1 tail design - It's hard enough to identify all the airlines without eachone have loads of tails!

User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1220 times:

Ian might the point I was going to make.

User currently offlineSvenvdM From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1206 times:

Although I also liked them they're probably counter-productive to establishing a 'corporate identity'.

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13190 posts, RR: 77
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1193 times:

Those Mexicana tails still have a firm indentity, unlike some of the crap they put on our tails.

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3982 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1167 times:

When Mexicana decided to paint the tails all green, they should of kept the design like this


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I think it looks alot better than the current look


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