racko
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Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 7:54 am

Hmm, am i the only one with the opinion that the air france livery is maybe the ugliest white livery in the world?  Smile


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BA and LH look very nice although they have white as their main color, but AF is ... bah - ugly!  Smile


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airplanetire
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 7:59 am

Air France is one of my favorite liveries. I happen to like the white schemes of a lot of European carriers, but that just goes to show how everyone has their own opinion. What is your favorite white scheme?
 
Lan_Fanatic
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:16 am

Air France's livery is much more beautiful and elegant than Lufthansa's

So maybe you are the only one...

Lan_Fanatic
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atwingo
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:19 am

The first airline ever to come up w/ the white livery. It is more than 20 years old- already a classic and very sophisticated!!
 
ILS
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:21 am

I like the AF livery. It beats this.


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RJ_Delta
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:42 am

Hi:

Tje Air France livery is not bad. I consider that the AF colour scheme is elegant and very nice, perfect for a flag carrier. But that the livery is old.

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RJ_Delta.
 
aviasian
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 11:11 am

Taste is a very personal thing . . . generally I would rather see something with a little more colours than white.

BUT if it has to be white, I would rather it look as beautiful as Air France (provided the aircraft is clean).

Clean and on a bright sunny day, Air France's livery is very smart . . . even after all these years (how long has it been since this livery was introduced?)!

KC Sim
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chepos
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 11:19 am

I consider the Air France livery to be very sophisticated and elegant but yet very simple.
Chepos
Fly the Flag!!!!
 
ContinentalEWR
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 12:43 pm

I actually like the Air France livery, but feel it is a bit dated and definitely not as crisp as Lufthansa's but way more original than BA's. (I actually think BA's livery is unimaginative and boring).

Air France's scheme could use a slight update, perhaps a la Virgin silver dream machine style with an updated font.

One thing I noticed on my last visit to CDG in May was how dirty so many of AF's jets are on the outside.

ContinentalEWR
 
racko
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 5:20 pm

ok, i'm the only one  Smile

Don't know why, but i hate the AF livery  Big grin

I really like the virgin atlantic livery, it looks great  Smile From the 3 airlines mentioned above, i like the lufthansa livery best, because i think the tail is very elegant and because i like blue  Big grin But they could update their livery a bit, i think  Smile

From the none-white liveries, i like United and British Midland
 
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They Should Look To LAN Chile

Wed Dec 19, 2001 5:27 pm

The AF tail design and the word "Air France" is quite okay but I am bored too when I see their complete white livery; I think it is outdated. France has not a reputation in matter of cleanity. They should wash their plans more often. Sorry French!
 
elal106
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RE: ILS

Wed Dec 19, 2001 5:33 pm

ILS, my uncle used to fly the very same aircraft many times!!!!! (former LY 747-200 captain, now 777)

About the liveries......Air France colors suck! I totally agree Air Orange.....BA are nice, but Virgin and BMI have great ones!!!!!!! Right on!

cheers
elal106
 
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mighluss
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RE: Air France Livery

Wed Dec 19, 2001 5:43 pm

I think that Iberias' livery is far worse but both liveries are just inspired in the flag of their coutry. (as they are flag carriers. no?)
Miquel.

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