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Most Creative Airline Names  
User currently offlineDC10Tony From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 709 times:

I think United and Continental have creative names, because their name says it all about the airline.

Others which I think are creative:

-Airtours
-Monarch
-Pan Am (the old one)
-TWA

What airlines do you think have creative names?



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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 623 times:
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What about "Virgin Atlantic" or Delta airlines, Delta airlines started from the mississipi delta i think.


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User currently offlineDC10Tony From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 613 times:

Yeah, Virgin is a good one, never thought of it.

I Was trying to think why Delta is called Delta for. If your reason is correct, then I see why, which makes it creative.


User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6229 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 608 times:

I would say Virgin Atlantic Airways.
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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 594 times:
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Yeah, i read in a magazine about delta's history and remember reading that delta started flying cropdusters in the mississipi delta many years ago.

Other creative names i think are British midland. BMI are based at East Midlands airport (EMA) which is in the middle of the UK.

Or Cathay Pacific-They are based right next to the pacific ocean.

Arsenal@LHR



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User currently offlineCritter From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 267 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 573 times:

I always thought ValuJet said it all!

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User currently offline777-200 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 1021 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 559 times:

Virgin Atlantic, People Express and Jetblue are all very creative airline names.

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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6332 posts, RR: 33
Reply 7, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 553 times:

I've always been partial to Goa Way of India and Air Wingless of Australia. Both short lived carriers though.


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User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5198 posts, RR: 21
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 553 times:

Geographical names are okay I guess, but I prefer funkier names like:
Gandalf
VistaJet (defunct)
Volare
Azteca
Vanguard
Aloha
Horizon
PeoplExpress
Atlas
Aeropostal
etc...
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User currently offlineJetBlueRules From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 537 times:

Piedmont Airlines
Ozark Airlines
Horizon Air
Vanguard Airlines
AirTran Airways
ValuJet
Virgin Atlantic Airways
WestJet
jetBlue
Ansett Australia
PeoplExpress
Sabena

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User currently offlineAamd11 From UK - Wales, joined Nov 2001, 1061 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 522 times:

I would agree with most of the names pickef up there. All but oine that is.
Virgin Atlantic. Doesnt seem to be too creative to me, they only called it that to make it clear who it belonged to, in a way its creative, with the Atlantic part et all, but the Virgin part was ismply to identify the brand as belonging to a very rich man and his empire.


User currently offlineTrickijedi From United States of America, joined May 2001, 3266 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 498 times:

JetBlue. I don't particularly like the name but it's pretty damn creative. First time I heard it I just couldn't put it together with an airline name.


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User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 499 times:

Some creative names I can think of:

WestJet - Damn, someone here beat me to it - I'm a Western Canadian!

Qantas - That's Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Service, for those who want to know what the hell "QANTAS" means. And no, Qantas is NEVER spelled with a "u".

Compass - a now defunct Australian discount carrier which used MD-80s and A300's.

Lan Chile - The "Lan" actually stands for Linea Aera Nacional.

Nationair - I know it was a bad airline, but the name sounds creative.

Braathens SAFE - The "SAFE" must be a Norwegian acronym, but it's not a bad way to project an image in English!



User currently offlineJgore From Argentina, joined Feb 2002, 550 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 487 times:

i should say United Airlines, just like United States

User currently offlineHerbman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 481 times:

AEROFLOT, Luftfahrt Gesellschaft Walter Big grin, CROSS AIR,
SQ, Tahoe Air/ Reno Air..


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