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White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Fri Aug 02, 2002 8:26 pm

Today a majority of airlines outside the US is flying liveries using white and blue as their main colours.
white fuselage, blue tail. I think thats very generic, boring and the opposite of what I would want my airline to be if I would be a CEO: Stand out of the crowd.

Thank god for Northwest, United, US Air, Iberia, Asiana and Virgin Atlantic!
 
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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Fri Aug 02, 2002 8:51 pm

Sorry, that should have been "had an amazing livery"
 
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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Fri Aug 02, 2002 9:05 pm

Na:
I agree!  Big thumbs up

Let's not forget the beautiful Southwest, Aeroflot & Olympic airways colors.
All of your above are cool too!  Smokin cool

I am sick of te white fuselage and colored tail crap.


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Fri Aug 02, 2002 11:28 pm

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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Fri Aug 02, 2002 11:50 pm

I still think you can't go wrong with this one... robin's-egg-blue is astounding on their 747s...

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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Fri Aug 02, 2002 11:55 pm

You might not like the blue-and-white "corporate" look but it conveys an image of reassurance and reliability. You use the word "boring"...that's not a bad thing when you're trying to attract passengers. Boring = uneventful, which is just what flyers are looking for.
 
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What about Virgin Blue... we used to have QF and AN... all white body etc etc.
Now we know what's flying, even if it is at 8miles.
We only get them confused with Yananyi Dreaming.


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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Sat Aug 03, 2002 11:39 am

i know you said not the normal paint scheme and southwest isnt the norm, but my lanta that is an ugly scheme.




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Sat Aug 03, 2002 2:27 pm

I know you said white and blue tail but you never said all blue so here you go


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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Sat Aug 03, 2002 2:44 pm

Well, at least here in the USA we do have an airline with a uniquely recognizable livery:


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It's certainly way more interesting than the boring wet leaser look of many airlines.
 
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Sat Aug 03, 2002 3:19 pm

white with blue tail?
You forget some:
all white  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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Some weird mix of blue and white:
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RE: White And Blue Boredom: Airlines Favorite Colours?

Sat Aug 03, 2002 4:10 pm


Yes it seems to but that might be so because of BA and AF especially BA new union jack livery. I think AF could put a little curl in the tail colours.

However we have airlines that make their statement with out the use of these colours.

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