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Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Thu Jan 05, 2006 6:12 pm

Yep... a lady I know visiting France was in TLS and mentioned she visited the airport and saw a Manchester United A320. This aircraft will be operated by Air Asia as the official Asian Airline of Manchester United. From what I was told it looks great... even if the team suck  Smile

I do remember hearing about this a while back so this news is not someones dream or something.
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:05 pm

No surprise as I saw a lot of Air Asia adverts at the Old Trafford this year.
Nice to see more planes with football teams colors, as it's for some LTU planes in Germany, even if Man United is not my favourite team...

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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 12:34 am

I bet it would look good, shame its Man Utd though  Wink

I wish Emirates would of painted one of their aircraft into a Chelsea special sceme, hopefuly they will next season with Arsenal  Smile

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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 1:04 am

Oi!!! What's wrong with Man United? Big grin

Quoting B742 (Reply 2):
I wish Emirates would of painted one of their aircraft into a Chelsea special sceme

Not a chance, they don't sponsor them any more. Samsung do.
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 1:15 am

Last season MH were the official airline of Manchester United's Asian Tour. Is the colour scheme better than MH's one for Man Utd?


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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In T

Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:01 am

Quoting DavidT (Reply 3):
Oi!!! What's wrong with Man United?

I'm a chelsea fan Big grin  silly 

Quoting DavidT (Reply 3):
Not a chance, they don't sponsor them any more. Samsung do.

Actualy its Samsung Mobie  Wink I meant I wish we saw an Emirates Plane in chelsea colours in the previous seasons  Smile

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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:18 am

This link confirms the deal between Manchester United and AirAsia, but not yet the special livery:
http://www.manutd.com/sponsors/spons....sps?iType=488&icustompageid=15398
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:24 am

Quoting Breiz (Reply 6):
This link confirms the deal between Manchester United and AirAsia, but not yet the special livery

But this one does:
http://www.nst.com.my/Weekly/Travel/...TravelNews/20051227122757/Article/
It will be the third A320 delivered to AirAsia.
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 5:00 am

Go To www.airasia.com On the right of the main page is a rolling announcements board. On there is a link to a Manchester United competition. Click on it a go to the top of the next pop up box to see an artisit impression of the aircraft. ( The competition is to name the 4 players heads on the fuselage)

Tomorrows task is to go and see the Head of PR at work ( Manchester Airport) to see if we can pursuade Airbus and MUFC to get the plane into MAN before it goes to Malaysia!)

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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 5:08 am

Anyone know what the MSN is? As it might still have to come to Finky too..... Big grin
Says in the article that it will be delivered next month, so probably still has to come up here.
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:19 am

The MSN is 2656!



[Edited 2006-01-05 22:20:58]
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:28 am

I'm sure EK will have an Arsenal livery next year as they are placing their name on the new ground at Ashbourton Grove. The Gunners cannon on a 773 or 346 would like nice!!!! But I'm a Gunners fan so I would love to see it. I'm surprised Abramov hasn't had his private 763 redesigned to have at least a Chelsea logo, painting costs alot.
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:34 am

Thats the one 2656 F-WWIO to be 9M-AFC.
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sat Jan 07, 2006 4:14 am

9M-AFC? 9M-Arsenal Football Club!!!! that should be how it goes!

go the gunners!! would be great to see some EK A/C painted in teh Red and White of Arsenal!
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:01 am

Quoting MAS747 (Reply 13):
9M-AFC? 9M-Arsenal Football Club!!!! that should be how it goes!

go the gunners!! would be great to see some EK A/C painted in teh Red and White of Arsenal!

If its for EK it would be A6-AFC  Wink
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:05 am

Its odd to think that Malaysia has one of the largest Man Utd fan clubs in the world. They even have Official Man United Sports Bars in KL last time I was there - with matches beamed live at ungodly hours (due to the time difference).

It was probably one of the best adverts for AirAsia last year when Man U toured SEAsia and stepped off an MAS 777 wearing AirAsia jerseys. It caused a great stir at MAS who had flown them all the way over only to see fans go wild as AirAsia took the spotlight (rather than MAS).  Smile
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 15, 2006 5:37 am

Here it is 9M-AFC

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I was just about to start a new thread about it, then noticed that one has already been done.

It's very horrible            

Why have they done it any way.

Tom.

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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 15, 2006 6:17 am

I like it (even if I don't like the team), though unless it gets repainted every 6 months I can see it rapidly becoming out of date as players leave.
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 15, 2006 6:37 am

Quoting Mhodgson (Reply 17):
though unless it gets repainted every 6 months I can see it rapidly becoming out of date as players leave.

That's very true. The bit what I'm on about, which looks horrible, is the pictures of the players, it doesn't look right.

The rest of the plane looks alright though.

Tom.
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 15, 2006 7:19 pm

Quoting AirbusA346 (Reply 16):
It's very horrible

Yes, Sky Europe put models on the side of their aircraft while Air Asia put Rooney and Van Nistelrooy. Not a pretty site indeed  Smile
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:43 pm

Bet they wished they'd sponsored Manchester City after this weekend Big grin
 
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RE: Air Asia / Manchester United A320 Spotted In TLS

Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:53 pm

Malaysian spotters will be waiting for that one. Wonder when it will be arriving in KUL.
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