airmale
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Worst Of The New Liveries

Fri Aug 11, 2000 9:07 pm

which do you think are the worst new liveries? in my opinion they are:

Aeroflot
Austrian
Finnair
TWA
LANChile
Air Pacific
Kenya airways
Syrian air
Tunis air
Air Algerie
.....up there with the best!
 
avion
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Fri Aug 11, 2000 9:11 pm

Deltaflot
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Fri Aug 11, 2000 11:03 pm

LTU - kinda pointless?
Finnair - everyone wants to look "polished", but theirs is a weird sense of the "polished" look.
 
deltairlines
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Fri Aug 11, 2000 11:28 pm

America West.
 
VirginA340
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Fri Aug 11, 2000 11:37 pm

I think TWA's new paint job is much better than that Ichan era paint scheme thay had during the 1980s. Why don't you like it? In my opinion UAL is way too dark, British Airways is way to plain on the fusalage and a bit on the tail. Delta's new scheme would be better if the had a cheat line go over the windows and put some more blue on the engine cowlings. The tail is just fine to me.
"FUIMUS"
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 2:44 am

I don't like the new Finnair livery. Their old design was much better. They should have stayed with it.
I think the best livery is Air India. They have maintained it for such a long time and I don't think that it requires modernisation.
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Ilyushin96M
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 2:49 am

Has to be Delta. Their new livery looks decidedly unfinished, more paint needed. The tail is great, but that white fuselage with no stripes or decoration whatsoever is really a bore.

Finnair follows a close second. What's with these unimaginative liveries these days???
 
JumboClassic
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 3:02 am

The new Balkan Bulgarian livery is pretty awful. Resembles the new EL AL to remind everyone of the new Israel owners of the airline.

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The old one from the 80's was much much better.

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I also don't like the new SAS livery very much.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 3:16 am

I like the new liveries of both Finnair and Austrian. I don't like the new Braathens livery. The livery that they introduced in 1998 was much better.

Here are the two liveries:
1998 livery:


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1999 livery:


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What do you think?
 
oxygen
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 3:26 am

The Delta's new livery was really ....not very nice INDEED.
but I quite like the Lan Chile one.
 
tupolev154b2
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 3:53 am

Delta (too plain plus their old old one is more renown)
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 4:06 am

The new delta livery isn't that good. I agree with Avion when he said "Deltaflot." Delta's old-new livery was great. Why the heck did they get a new one? They have planes in 3 different liveries.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 5:03 am

Deltafot hahahaha that's a riot. Yeah I vote for Delta too.
 
na
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 6:55 am

Your list is not bad, but TWA and LanChile in it?
These two airlines have excellent paintschemes, far above average.
But the new awful Delta Unfinished-livery is definetely a favourite for the title of "worst paintjob" of the year. Bad designers, blind management.
Also Air Pacific, who used to have a very nice livery. Now they are nothing but boring. This is an airline from tropical paradise? Looks more like a cheap European charter carrier now.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 7:16 am

Delta
 
patroni
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RE: Worst And Favorite

Sat Aug 12, 2000 7:36 am

Hello,

here are my FAVORITE liveries :

*LAN Chile (new)
*Iberia (current)
*Air Transat (new)
*Air Littoral (the colorful version!)
*TWA (old)
*SAS (old)
*Braathens (1998 livery)
*Continental
*Pan Am

The WORST liveries for me are :

*Delta
*SAS (new)
*TWA (new)
*Aeroflot
*EL AL
*Luxair (new)


Best regards,

Thomas

 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 7:43 am

Deltaflot-merger with Aeroflot? plus the plane looks like it went out of the hangar unfinished plus it makes me sick
united-too dark
finnair new-i like the old "f" on the tail aswell as the fuselage a lot better
ELAL-i like it but it needs a lot more color
blink182

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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 11:20 am

Have you noticed a lot of the world's liveries look like a bad case of a white-painted aircraft with appropriately-applied decals on parts of the plane?

Small wonder why people are grumbling about them. At least here in the USA airlines tend to have much more interesting color designs. From the blue and grey of United, the Desert grey and red of Southwest, the "polished chrome" look of American, the red and grey of Northwest, and so on, US-based air carriers definitely know how to do color schemes.
 
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To Everyone And Delta Scheme Haters:

Sat Aug 12, 2000 11:34 am

Even though Delta is my favourite airline, i hate what they have done to their colors. Both BA and BL have messed up their famous symblos, the speedbird and the delta "rivet".

And now, to all those people who dislike the new DL colours, this is just anothe work of LANDOR. Hate LANDOR. They dont know about the airline business. I love Delta's new-old livery, the new new livery looks like a livery of a startup carrier, not one that has a legacy of over 70 years.


-TWA902fly
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 2:57 pm

Landor isn't that bad... screws up as much as other companies. A lot of us seems to like what they did with British Airways (before the 'world' theme).

I personally like the work they did for Canadian ("proud wings"). Yea, I know it was introduced at the worst possible time... but it's quite classy in a way.

Of course, it doesn't beat Air Canada. That livery is as contemporary as the latest ones, despite being almost 10 years old... AC's use of the "horizon" thing (at counters, etc) is way better than Finnair.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 7:10 pm

I just can't stand Southwest's livery. That brown colour reminds me of something you see in a toilet bowl after someone's forgotten to flush......
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 7:22 pm

KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF LAN CHILE YOU BITCH !!!!
>-(
WE ARE COOL AND EASY GOING !! NOT EVIL AND GRUMPY LIKE YOU !!
OUR LIVERY KICKS ASS !! IT'S UNIQUE !!....but, you are entitled to your own opinion....so go ahead and be a cow.
 
airmale
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 9:14 pm

Thanks LanChileA340, now i know which country not to visit.More for the list:

Pakistan International
Balkan
AeroMexico
Aerolineas Argentinas
AeroPeru
Cyprus airways
.....up there with the best!
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sat Aug 12, 2000 9:35 pm


Saudi Arabian - could be ver nice if there wasn't this ugly light yellow
 
Dexter
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Go Delta, Go Mullin!

Sat Aug 12, 2000 9:45 pm

  I just can't understand why you all caritisize the new Delta livery. IT"S AWESOME!!! I honestly don't think it harms the airline's image either. I mean the "rivet" is still there (a bit modified, OK). It has a fresh, modern look. If we are to thank the new CEO for the c/s:
THANK YOU MR. MULLIN!

Some of you have named SU. They got one of the coolest liveries too:

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Ain't it cool?!

The worst livery is that of Alitalia:

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I-I They were supposed to change it years ago
 
VirginA340
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sun Aug 13, 2000 12:04 am

THE SAME GOES FOR THOSE LOOSERS PICKING ON THE NEW TWA COLORS AND NOT GIVING ON A REASON WHY EVEN THOUGH IT'S BETTER THAN THAT STUPID CARL ICHAN CRAP PAINT SCHEME!!!!! HANDS OFF!!!!!!! But who am I to question you opinions !?! (As we say in Brooklyn, New York) Go ahead; by all means; be an ass.
"FUIMUS"
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sun Aug 13, 2000 7:18 am

TWA's new livery.....bad???....quit smokin' that crack rock. TWA new colors are awesome in my opinion.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sun Aug 13, 2000 7:49 am

OK, Virgin and LanChile, you both need to chill out. What difference is it to you, that people don't like the colours of your (I italicise your to show you not everyone likes that airline) favourite airline. Ooops, I'm sorry, did I offend you, are you really that lame, that your life revolves around the opinions of others, about organisations that you have apparently no connection with. Thats right Virgin, who are you to question opinions. Get a life!

Anyways onto what's important:
-Canadian (new pre-AC takeover colours): the goose doesn't do it for me

-AeroCalifornia: Ugh! Terrible especially cos the planes are usually black due to lack of cleaning

-Air Nuigini: Interesting, but to odd

LH423
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sun Aug 13, 2000 10:57 am

I personally like both twa's and deltas new liverys. but bye far it is Alitalia and American. American needs somthing new.
 
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RE: Worst Of The New Liveries

Sun Aug 13, 2000 11:15 am

Good liveries:
Air France
Iberia
SAS(old)
Virgin Atlantic
TWA
Air New Zealand
Bad liveries:
Aeroflot
Delta
Balkan
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