MEA
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Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Mon Nov 27, 2006 10:52 am

Has anyone noticed a slight change to the RJ livery with red added to the tail, wing tips and engines?

http://www.rj.com/home/index.asp
 
MEA
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Mon Nov 27, 2006 10:59 am

Here's a link which provides more information as well as info on the campaign:

http://www.rj.com/about_rj/print_advertising.asp
 
777way
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:08 am

Very nice website, the previous was was good but a bit off the mark, this is inline with global standards.

A310F in new scheme.

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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:44 am

I don't really like it. The white bottom goes well with the white engines. The dark engines now look outta place.. The red horizontal tip of the tail looked more 'serious". IMO this small update makes the livery less elegant.

The only small detail that I find nice is the small red winglet. If it was one of those huge winglets it would look weird.

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One more airline that couldn't resist screwing up their perfect livery.
 
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 5:25 am

Quoting MEA (Thread starter):
Has anyone noticed a slight change to the RJ livery with red added to the tail, wing tips and engines?

The change was quite a while ago...

I can't wait to fly RJ in March. They're upgrading the cabin (and getting rid of the hideous red vinyl seats), so I am looking forward to it. All because of oneworld...  Smile
I do quite enjoy a spot of flying - more so when it's not in Economy!
 
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 5:39 am

I fully agree with MIAMIx707 here, its exactly what I think about this livery "improvement".
 
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 5:46 am

I agree, the white "breast" and engines gave it that gorgeous contrast with the dark upper section.

They've done it to highlight the engines but they don't need it. Looks tacky if you ask me.
 
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:02 am

It's odd that a livery based on horizontal lines (so to speak) then adds the out-of-place though fashionable curves to it's scheme. Amateurish and unnecessary IMHO. I also agree that the grey engines now look out of place.
 
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:07 am

These seem like awfully harsh criticisms for a livery "update" (barely) that is hardly even noticeable. I had to look very closely at the pictures side by side to even notice. I find the changes fine, but unremarkable.
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RE: Royal Jordanian Livery Update

Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:20 am

I think the changes look good, and that it does look more modern now.

But i doubt 99% of people will ever notice the change at all!

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