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New Colours For Ansett?  
User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1489 times:

http://www.smh.com.au/news/0201/06/national/national16.html
What now?

PS. Anyone hearing that Virgin Blue is ferrying it's entire fleet to Brisbane tonight?

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User currently offlineAviatsiya From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1443 times:

Howdy AJ

I have some trouble believing a news report which has some basic information incorrect.

The new owners have also given travellers a hint of the new Ansett culture by hiring the former head of a British-based no-frills carrier to run the airline.

Mr Fox and Mr Lew have hired the former chief operating officer from no-frills British carrier bmi british midland to run the airline.

Since when has bmi been a no-frills airline? It has always been a full-service airline, and from what I understand, they were/are one of the best in Europe for their service.

Never heard about the DJ rumour....but do tell  Smile

Scotty


User currently offlinePositive rate From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 2143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1429 times:

I think AN could do with a new livery/colour scheme- this will not only look more stunning but it will clear the general public's perception of the airline after recent events e.g 767 debacle etc. Anyone know any good colours they could use???

User currently offlineWirraway From Australia, joined Mar 2001, 1321 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1424 times:

The DJ rumour will be like the rest of
unadulterated bull@$#%! that is being
spread about for the past few days, just
that Bull****.

Wirraway


User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1395 times:

Wirraway, I had heard it as more of a PR move than doom and gloom, but I must admit PPrune is nought but boring with it all.
Mx5, yeah, odd no frills airline that runs with Business Class, maybe they mean a financial sound airline, now that would be novel!


User currently offlineAviatsiya From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

AJ

How dare you call me Mx5!?!?!??!?!?!?!?  Laugh out loud

Seems you have forgotten me already huh?

Shall I refresh your memory?

I was going to break out into song, but I will just say the best team in the AFL in 2001 (If you say Essendon, I will have to kill you)  Laugh out loud


User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1297 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1384 times:
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As long as it hasn't got red in it..  Wink/being sarcastic

I wouldn't imagine they'd keep the current livery at any rate, I just hope the new one is just as nice though. Smile



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User currently offlineBraniff Place From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 1125 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1363 times:

Oh i pray Ansett keeps its landor-introduced 'all white plane concept (white stabilisers wings etc)
BRANIFF PLACE




User currently offlinePositive rate From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 2143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1342 times:

I liked the Ansett livery of the 1980's and early 1990's. It looked really cool don't know why they changed it(in 1995). What about the AN livery of the 1970's i've seen some photos certainly looked interesting.

User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1297 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1338 times:
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Here's one from the 'archives'!! -- taken at Essendon airport

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Photo © George Canciani


& another.. taken at Brisbane

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Photo © Peter J Gates


this is the Ansett livery I remember as a child..

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Photo © George Canciani



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Photo © Glenn Alderton


Then there's this one.. I don't think it lasted long..

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shooting stars..

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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4575 posts, RR: 41
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1318 times:

The DJ rumour will be like the rest of
unadulterated bull@$#%! that is being
spread about for the past few days, just
that Bull****


I remember reading about the demise of Air Europe in Great Britain, the first airline to fall victim to BA's 'Dirty Tricks'. If I remember rightly, they were not in serious difficulties, but rumours kept spreading about paying for fuel in cash, and keeping aircraft away from angry airport authorities, and all that bull@$#%!. These rumours led back to British Airways. After a while, it was enough to scare the banks into recalling their loans, putting the airline into recievership. Lets just hope that the same sort of rumour based smear campaign isn't happening to Virgin, the last thing Australian skies need is this anticompetitive crap

V/F



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User currently offlinePositive rate From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 2143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1305 times:

I like the shooting stars livery. That looked so neat especially on the 727 and it even made the 737 look cool.

User currently offlineLostxistance From Australia, joined Oct 2001, 79 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1300 times:

I rekon that if they should change the current awesome logo, they should revamp the old shooting star logo....and bring it back...

User currently offlineSixStarAnsett From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1288 times:

If I had anything to do with it, the shooting stars would be back in an instant...and maybe a slight bit of silver somewhere on the fuselage. The shooting six stars of the southern cross are easily recognizeable showing AN to be the "six star service" airline.

SixStarAnsett


User currently offlineTullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1623 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1239 times:

If they are after a new name, logo etc, I know the Melbourne company that did all the work for the relaunch of AN/NZ including new name and logo. Following AN's collapse this came to nothing and the design company are currently chasing NZ for payment so if Tesna want a headstart on a rebranding they may want to give this company a call. Until NZ pay up all this stuff is the property of the design company.


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User currently offlineMx5_boy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

Guys,

Please leave the starmark. It has to be one of the most distinguished and elegant livery's I've seen.

Perhaps that can 'freshen' it up a little more?

Cheers,

mb

A new star is born...


User currently offlineTravel From Australia, joined May 2001, 355 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1194 times:

I absoloutly love the current livery on Ansett, but unfortunatley I do think that Ansett needs a livery change due to their tarnished reputation RE; last year's events.

User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Reply 17, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1175 times:

SORRY SCOTTY!!!!

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