Blackhawk144
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Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Tue Sep 13, 2005 9:24 pm

Hello,

One thing that's struck me as odd is that there isn't a special livery for QX. Could we look for one with their upcoming 25th anniversary?

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Airbuff
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:57 pm

I think it would be a great idea to have a special livery for their 25th. I guess time will tell. I do think it almost time for an update for both AS and QX.
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Tue Sep 13, 2005 11:16 pm

Remember that even though Alaska and Horizon are owned by AAG (Alaska Air Group), they are to different companies. A special livery just may not be in the mind of the QX Senior managment. QX does try to run their company very different. Also, remember that AS does not pay for it special livery's. So if someone offered to paint a QX plane, I could see it happen.

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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:02 am

Yes, but the liveries are very similar in script style etc. I hope senior QX management could take some time out and solicit some sponsors. Im sure many of the cities served would like to see a special livery besides the different named aircraft for cities on their routes. Perhaps the tourist boards or local city, state, provincial officials could be asked. I know there are many other pressning matters, but the themed aircraft have been exceptional by AS.
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:13 am

AirBuff...word is the new theme plane (N792AS) coming Oct. 1st is fantastic. We will all be the judge, but thats word from friends who have seen it in corp. office. I was next door to corp. Friday, I should have kicked around and seen if I could find something. Well next time!

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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:18 am

In 2003 I heard mullings that QX was planning a coupple of different themed planes....

What happened to those?
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:33 am

I always thought a Starbucks livery would be appropriate.
 
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:34 am

AS739X, I can't wait to see the new AS themed aircraft. I have been trying to get a model of the Disney themed aircraft, but it always sold out. Its truly amazing for a guy who grew up with his yearly visits to Disneyland growning up.  Smile
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RE: Why Isn't There A QX Special Livery?

Wed Sep 14, 2005 1:11 am

Quoting Suprazachair (Reply 6):
I always thought a Starbucks livery would be appropriate.

What about a Northwest microbrew?
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