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Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:18 am

Hi folks,

I haven't seen a photo of this one around here yet... PR-LGE photographed this afternoon in GRU.

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r16/SAOAP/gru_31mar_prlge_800.jpg

Looks pretty good from where I'm standing  Smile

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:41 am

Nice pic, Marcelo! I like the livery as well!

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:51 am

What is Varig Log?

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:57 am

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 2):
What is Varig Log?

Varig Logistics. It's the ex-RG cargo arm.

It's complicated how they still have the "VARIG" written on their fuselage. . . I'll spare you from the full story lol
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:17 am

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 2):

Long story short: Varig Log was the Cargo/Logistics branch from the former Varig Group controlled by parent company "Fundação Ruben Berta" - short FRB-Par (which also owned the Varig passenger service brand as well as other companies such as SATA Ground Handling Service, VEM Varig Engineering and Maintenance, etc.). Due to Varig's financial problems, the parent company sold the Cargo/Logistics branch to Matlin Patterson. As that still didn't solve any problems, a part of Varig passenger services (called "Unidade Varig Produtiva" - UVP", which was nothing else than the operational side only) was sold to Matlin Patterson back in June/July 2006 which also held the right for the brand name Varig (among other things). As Matlin Patterson now controlled the 'almost original' Varig (which has become a completely new airline by now - she's known as the "New Varig" nowadays) there was no need to change Varig Log's name.

Three days ago the "New Varig" was sold to Grupo Áurea (who also owns the LCC Gol in Brazil)... So, it's not unlikely that Varig Log will be rebranded soon (unless she's sold too). Quite possibly to "VELOG", which is how Varig Log is commonly know back here in Brazil.

Ok, hope this helped  Smile

Quoting PPVRA (Reply 1):

Hya! Yep, this livery is really something! Can't wait to see the next one in this livery - if they keep the livery  Smile
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Sun Apr 01, 2007 12:12 pm

Quoting SAOAP (Reply 4):

Ok, hope this helped Smile

It did! A lot! Thank you very much for the clarification!

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:08 am

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 5):
It did! A lot! Thank you very much for the clarification!

Thanks as well. The photo looks good.

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:00 am

How many MD 11s do they have?

Do they operate other aircraft?
 
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:35 am

Very nice picture!!! For me...the most beautiful livery in the world!! VARIG!! Outstanding...

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:59 am

it is one of the most beautiful liveries in the world. i prefer the regular VARIG compass over the arrow. i dont like the wavy bottom blue belly. i preferred the simple blue stripe.

i have to admit though i work for the company that designed it, i am naturally biased.
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:22 am

Quoting Hirnie (Reply 7):
How many MD 11s do they have?

2

Quoting Hirnie (Reply 7):
Do they operate other aircraft?

DC-10s and 727s, the latter to be soon replaced by B752Fs.
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:26 am

Quoting PPVRA (Reply 10):
DC-10s and 727s, the latter to be soon replaced by B752Fs.

In fact they already received 2 Boeing 757F.

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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:54 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 11):
In fact they already received 2 Boeing 757F.


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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 6:02 am

Quoting SAOAP (Reply 4):
Three days ago the "New Varig" was sold to Grupo Áurea (who also owns the LCC Gol in Brazil)... So, it's not unlikely that Varig Log will be rebranded soon (unless she's sold too). Quite possibly to "VELOG", which is how Varig Log is commonly know back here in Brazil.

VARIGLOG is wrongly knwon as VELOG. VELOG is the name of their express produtct.
 
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 6:36 am

Ok, those two pics of their 757's are really nice. I love the 75' in those colors!
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RE: Varig Log New Livery On The MD-11

Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:23 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 13):

Yes, wrongly but commonly.

Quoting Lexy (Reply 14):

More on the way soon enough  Smile
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