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Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:10 am

I remember when the original PA named all their 747's. For example there was the "Maiden of the Seas." I found the concept rather clever. Has any other carrier done this? I yeah, I just realized that FI does this! When I flew to KEF and back on the "Svandis."
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:47 am

Virgin Atlantic does it, you can see the names on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgin_Atlantic_Airways_Fleet
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:25 am

Some of the other airlines that do it:

KLM
Lufthansa
SAS
Austrian
Austrian Arrows
Alitalia
Aer Lingus
TAP
Olympic
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:39 am

Many carriers name their aircraft on a regular basis. Examples (in addition to the ones already mentioned):

AeBal
Aegean Als
Aeroflot
Air Algerie
Air Arabia
Air Austral
Air Dolomiti
Air Greenland
Air India
Air Italy
Air Jamaica
Air Macau
Air Malta
Air Mauritius
Air Nostrum
Air Tahiti Nui
Al Rais Cargo
Alitalie Express
Aloha Airlines
Arik Air
Bangkok Air
Bellview Als
Best Air
Blue1
Blue Dart Aviation
bmi baby
Buraq Air
Capital Cargo
Cargolux
Cayman Airways
Croatia Airlines
CSA Czech
Cyrus Airways
Darwin Airline
Dubrovnik Airlines
Edelweiss Air
EL AL
Eritrean Als
Eurocypria
FedEx
Gemini Air Cargo
Georgian Aws
Hawaiian
Iberia
Inter Airlines
Izair
KD Avia
Jetairfly
Jet2
jetBlue
KTHY
Kuwait Airways
Kuzu Cargo
Livingston
Lufthansa CityLine
Luxair
MIAT
Neos
Niki
Nok Air
North American
Pacific Blue
Qantas
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
Saga Airlines
SilverJet
SATA
Sevenair
Sky Airlines
SpiceJet
Sunstate Airlines
Surinam Airways
Syrian Arab
Swiss
TACV
TAME
Tarom
Thai Airways
Thomas Cook (Belgium)
TT Airlines
Tunisair
Turkish Airlines
UM Air
USA 3000
Virgin America
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Blue
VLM
Vueling
Yemenia
Zoom Als



Other carriers used to name their aircraft, but stopped doing so. Examples:

Aerolitoral
Air France
Air Namibia
Biman Bangladesh
British Airways
Egypt Air
Estonian Air
Gulf Air
Horizon Als
Icelandair
JAL
LOT
Malaysia Als
Mexicana
South African
Spanair
SriLankan Als
Uzbekistan Airways



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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:48 am

My old airline had one that constantly went wrong and whose registration finished with PS. It was known as Piece of Shit across the company. Does that count?
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:54 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 4):
My old airline had one that constantly went wrong and whose registration finished with PS. It was known as Piece of Shit across the company. Does that count?

Very good one  bigthumbsup 
 
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Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:01 am

Aer Lingus has a full list of of their fleet and the saints that the aircraft are named after on their website.

Here's St Patrick,


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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:31 am

There's also Frontier, who names the animals on the tails. I think those are also the names of the planes themselves, but no names appear on the fuselage. Frontier's seem to be the least serious; some are downright corny. Examples: Mustang "Sally" or Rabbit "Stu".

I like that FedEx gives theirs common first names (after employee's children), they have two planes with my name in service (A300, 727), but this can kind of backfire when the employees don't use taste when naming their children, like "Zebradedra" or "Xenophon". Also, does anyone know why N492FE is named "Two Bears"?
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:16 pm

Quoting ZuluLima (Reply 7):
Also, does anyone know why N492FE is named "Two Bears"?

Native American maybe?

From what I have read, at B6 they have naming contests for each new aircraft amongst their employees. Winners get to go to TLS (or SBGP I guess) and paricipate in the delivery.

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Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:34 am

I think B6 has some of the best naming of a/c.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:29 am

NW used to name their 757 fleet (55xx series 752s) after U.S. cities, a la "City of Detroit", "City of Los Angeles", etc. This was back before they rolled out the bowling shoe livery in the late 80's.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:42 am

Quoting Surfpunk (Reply 10):
NW used to name their 757 fleet

Don't they still have one named "The Bernie Epple"?
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 9:40 am

Air NZ have named their 744 fleet after NZ cities and towns
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 10:15 am

We had nicknames for some of our aircraft, but we weren't allowed to paint names on them.

We had a white J41 with US Airways Express that was really supposed to be a spare, but US Airways Express was in black lettering anyway. I think we called it the "White Ghost". We had N555HK J41 also with USExpress, we called "Tripple Nickle". My favorite was N829HK we got from CrossAir, started out as US Airways Express. With US Airways Colors, it would triple up as that, United Express, and American Connection. The nicest thing I could think of with that would be "Identity Crisis", but right before I left the airline, they'd already painted it with our own colors and just used it as a spare.

When I was in the Air Force there was a 141B flying around with no paint. Someone painted a Coors Lite logo next to the main door and it was called the "Silver Bullett". One last one I can remember though, was a 130H, I think from Dyess on a three month rotation at Mildnehall back in the Bravo Squadron days. The last three of the tail number was 666 and we called it "Damien". That was '91 or '92, if not both and politically correctness was already run rampant, as well as "Total Quality Management" in the US Military (and ya'll civilians thought we were gung ho Clinton haters, but old man Bush did start it). We weren't allowed to paint some evil nose art on it.

I don't know if those examples count for anything. We definately need to see more names and nose art on aircraft.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:23 am

This is a link to a website including plane names and pics of some of them http://www.visitingphx.com/planenames.html
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:02 pm

Quoting Banco (Reply 4):
My old airline had one that constantly went wrong and whose registration finished with PS. It was known as Piece of Shit across the company. Does that count?

SAA had an A-300 regustered ZS-SDD that seemed to have more problems than the other 300s in the fleet, which earned it the name "Double Disaster". My wife operated a flight on it once and when approaching JNB there were no green lights indictaing locked landing gear. A few circuits and a fly by the tower gave the crew the assurance the gear was down and they landed without incident. SDD is now in the ocean as an artificial reef.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:21 pm

Quoting Klwright69 (Thread starter):
I remember when the original PA named all their 747's. For example there was the "Maiden of the Seas." I found the concept rather clever. Has any other carrier done this?

The consistent factor in the names of PA aircraft was the word "Clipper". Often during their lifetime they were renamed. So N747PA (19639/2) was named "Clipper America" when it was delivered to PA in October 1970. Then ten years later in 1980 it was renamed "Clipper Sea Lark". Within a year in June 1981 it received its third and final name "Clipper Juan T Trippe".

Others carried more than three names during their service with PA. So, for example, N733PA (19640/6) was named "Clipper Young America" (December 1969), "Clipper Constitution" (1974), "Clipper Washington" (1976) and "Clipper Pride of the Sea" (1980).

To my knowledge the only other airline to adopt a similar approach is SK. Indeed it could be said they were even more consistent naming all their aircraft "Something Viking" where "Something" was usually a Nordic name. However their first 742, SE-DDL (20120/114) was named "Huge Viking" from delivery in 1971 until November 1981 when it was renamed in line with the rest of their fleet "Bjarne Viking". Their second 742, OY-KHA (20121/167) adopted their standard convention from the start being named "Ivar Viking", a name it retained from delivery in November 1971, when it was re-registered LN-AEO in February 1981 and, apart from during a period in 1982-83 when it was leased by Nigeria Airways, up until it left the SK fleet in March 1986.

Today the name "Bjarne Viking" is carried by an SK MD-81, SE-DMB (53314/1946) which is in store art Riga while "Ivar Viking" is the name currently assigned to SK's MD83 LN-RMN (53295/1922) that is currently leased out to Aligiant.

LH has had a consistent policy of naming its aircraft after German places. So its early 741s D-ABYA (17746/12), D-ABYB (19747/29) and D-ABYC (19748/44) were named after the German States of "Nordrhein-Westfalen", "Hessen", and "Bayern" respectively. Today these names are carried by aircraft in LH's 744 fleet. So D-ABVY (29869/1261) is named "Nordrhein-Westfalen", D-ABVM (20101/1143) "Hessen" and D-ABVU (29492/1191) "Bayern", although LH also uses the names of German towns and cities on some of their 744 fleet and on all their smaller aircraft.

This raises the issue as to whether the above 744s will be renamed when LH's 748i and 380 fleet are delivered. Until 1997 BA had a consistent naming policy for its aircraft. Its 741 and 742 fleet carried the names of major British cities. So, for example 741 G-AWNG (20269/150) was named "City of London". But it was renamed "Rutland Water" in March 1989 and when BA's first 744 G-BNLA (23908/727) was delivered three months later it carried the "City of London" name originally assigned to its older half sister.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:35 pm

Andz

I thought that ZS-SDD was scrapped in 2002.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:42 pm

BW also used to do so; the DC-9's were named after Trinidadian celebrities (Hasely Crawford, who won 100m gold in the 1976 Olympics and Janelle Penny Commissiong, who won Miss Universe in 1997) as well as after national birds (Scarlet Ibis, Cocrico and Humming Bird). The TriStars were also named after various Caribbean Islands - hence Sunjet Antigua, Sunjet Barbados and the like. The naming ended when BW brought in the green livery in 2000 - this would be its final livery.

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Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:13 pm

Virgina America has "Air Colbert / N621VA" and "California Dreaming / N622VA"


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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 1:09 am

AI had the naming convention since the Connies in the 1950's.... here is how they named their fleets...

B707's - Himalayan peaks
B742/743 - Indian Kings and Emperors
B744 - Historical places in India
B777 - Indian ragas (classical music themes)
A310 - Rivers in India

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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 4:35 am

Quoting Bennett123 (Reply 17):
Andz

I thought that ZS-SDD was scrapped in 2002.



Quoting Andz (Reply 15):
SDD is now in the ocean as an artificial reef.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:43 am

Quoting ZuluLima (Reply 11):
Don't they still have one named "The Bernie Epple"?

I have no idea. I'm over 10 years separated from my days at MSP, and NW didn't have any 753s when I left (they had only just started receiving the 56xx-series 752s. It was still named that as of July 2006, according the picture here:
http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1160429/M/

I don't know if N582NW has been given the new livery yet, and if so, if she still bears the Bernie Epple name.

Regardless, it is still a nice tribute to their longest serving FA.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:34 am

Garuda Indonesia used to name their aircraft.
747-200s - names of Indonesia's main/largest cities
DC-10 - names of Indonesia's main/largest islands
DC-9 - names of mountains (IIRC)
F-28 - names of rivers
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:41 am

WN COULD be considered in this thread, but not quite. Not all of WNs ships are named, just a good majority (Or, have some kind of noselogo..).
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:50 am

Quoting Jetmatt777 (Reply 19):
Virgina America has "Air Colbert / N621VA" and "California Dreaming / N622VA"


Why is it that Virgin America has only named 2 out of all their other aircraft?
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:56 am

Quoting LASOctoberB6 (Reply 25):
Quoting Jetmatt777 (Reply 19):
Virgina America has "Air Colbert / N621VA" and "California Dreaming / N622VA"


Why is it that Virgin America has only named 2 out of all their other aircraft?

They had another one IIRC.. Jefferson Airplane?
And I was, too!
N625VA - Jefferson Airplane
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:23 am

Quoting ZTagged (Reply 24):
Not all of WNs ships are named, just a good majority

I don't think that's anywhere close to being true. WN has around 500 planes and maybe 20-25 are special.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:50 am

Air New Zealand used to name all their aircraft - the 747s were named after Maori Canoes, such as Mataatua and Takitimu, the 767s were generally Ara - Path; e.g. Aranui - Great Path, Arawhata - Path to Heaven, or another Maori name beginning with A like Aotearoa (Long White Cloud i.e. New Zealand), or Atarau (Moonlight).
The 737s were named after native birds beginning with P - such as Piere, a native Robin, or Piwakawaka - the Fantail.
Back in the F27 days, they were named after native birds beginning with K, as NAC had done before them,such as Kea (a native parrot), and Kahu (hawk).

I wish they would bring back the names for all aircraft but it seems to have gone out of fashion a bit with NZ.


As far as I know Qantas still name their aircraft after Australian cities. I'm sure I saw City of Port MacQuarie in at Auckland recently.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 12:15 pm

Quoting Andz (Reply 15):
SDD is now in the ocean as an artificial reef.

Really, where ? Very cool.

Quoting VV701 (Reply 16):
LH has had a consistent policy of naming its aircraft after German places.

The A340-600's still don't have names yet - what's the hold-up ?

Quoting NZ8800 (Reply 28):
Aotearoa

Best airplane name ever.
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 12:43 pm

I love it when airlines names their A/C to represent where they are from.

Olympic Airways /Airlines always named their A/C after Cities and Gods.


Airbus A300-600: Locations of Greece (Athina, Makedonia, Creta)
Airbus A300-B4: Heroes of the Trojan War (Nestor, Telemachus, Odysseus, Achilleus, Neoptolemus, Peleus, Diomedes, Ajax, Idomeneus)
Airbus A340: Historic Locations of Ancient Greece (Delphi, Olympia, Marathon, Epidaurus)
ATR 42: Philosophers of Greece: (Plato, Socrates, Aristotles, Pythagoras)
ATR 72: Scientists of Ancient Greece: (Thales, Hippocrates, Demokritus, Homer, Herodotus, Archimedes)
Boeing 707: City-States of Ancient Greece (City of: Athens, Lindos, Thebes, Pella, Mycenae, Corinth, Knossos, Sparta)
Boeing 720: Rivers of Greece (Axios River, Strimon River, Acheloos River, Pinios River, Evros River, Aliakmon River, Nestos River)
Boeing 717: Constellations (Iridanos, Kassiopi, Andromeda)
Boeing 727: Mountains of Greece (Mount Olympus, Mount Parnassus, Mount Menalon, Mount Vermion, Mount Dirfis, Mount Pindos, Mount Helicon, Mount Athos, Mount Taygetus)
Boeing 737-200: Ancient Gods and Heroes: (Hercules, Apollo, Hermes, Hephaestus, Dionysos, Poseidon, Phoebus, Triton, Proteus, Nereus, Atlas)
Boeing 737-400: Cities of Macedonia (Vergina, Olynthos, Philippi, Stagira, Dion, Amphipoli, Pella)
Boeing 747: "Olympic Aircraft" (Olympic Zeus, Olympic Eagle, Olympic Spirit, Olympic Flame, Olympic Peace)
DeHavilland Comet 4B: Members of the Greek Royal Family (Princess Sophia, Queen Sophia, Queen Frederica, Queen Olga)
Dornier 228: Islands of Greece (Island of:Leros, Skyros, Kasos, Astypalea, Amorgos, Kythira, Karpathos)
Douglas DC-6: Islands of Greece (Island of: Rhodes, Kerkyra, Crete, Lesvos, Chios, Limnos, Samos, Kos)
NAMC YS-11: Islands of Greece (Island of:Kephalonia, Ithaca, Samothraki, Zakynthos, Delos, Andros, Kalymnos, Milos)
Shorts 330: Islands of Greece (Isle of: Patmos, Kastelorizo, Paros, Naxos, Milos, Tinos)
Shorts Skyvan: Islands of Greece (Island of: Mykonos, Skiathos)



Also the naming of Zones on the 747's




I was lucky to fly on 2 of the 747's and All of the Airbus A300-B4's as a kid. I always was excited when I got a new one not on my log. I have also been on Marathon and Macedonia in recent times.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 1:33 pm

Quoting ZuluLima (Reply 7):
There's also Frontier, who names the animals on the tails. I think those are also the names of the planes themselves, but no names appear on the fuselage. Frontier's seem to be the least serious; some are downright corny. Examples: Mustang "Sally" or Rabbit "Stu".

I wished F9 would put the animal name near the L1 door or under the cockpit windows.

Quoting ZTagged (Reply 24):
WN COULD be considered in this thread, but not quite. Not all of WNs ships are named, just a good majority (Or, have some kind of noselogo..).

Some of their airplanes have the last two letters on the tail numbers are huge giveaways. IE: CB = Colleen Barrett; HK = Herb Keheller, etc etc...
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 1:45 pm

Continental has named two of their 777's. Robert Six - the founder of the company, and Gordon Bethune- the saviour of the company.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:18 pm

CPAir predecessor of Canadian used to name their aircraft "Empress of (then a city name or country)." Kind of a classy but dated way of naming. Previously Canadian Pacific used to name all their steamers and coastal ferries after royals so would be called Princess Patricia etc. The later also used city names. Princess of Vancouver for example. They just continued it on for the aircraft company.
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:38 pm

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 29):
Quoting Andz (Reply 15):
SDD is now in the ocean as an artificial reef.

Really, where ? Very cool.

I believe off Florida, I will try and find out.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:40 pm

Yes CP did, and they often renamed them... the Empress of Winnipeg became the Empress of Buenos Aires and the Empress of Santiago (or was it the other way round?) anyway, they changed them quite often sometimes.

My favourite was the DC-6 "Empress Of Auckland" - but I'm biased!  Wink
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 4:17 pm

Quoting Andz (Reply 15):
SAA had an A-300 regustered ZS-SDD that seemed to have more problems than the other 300s in the fleet, which earned it the name "Double Disaster". My wife operated a flight on it once and when approaching JNB there were no green lights indictaing locked landing gear. A few circuits and a fly by the tower gave the crew the assurance the gear was down and they landed without incident. SDD is now in the ocean as an artificial reef

Thank god, I didn't know that on my JNB-CPT flt in 1999...  Wink
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:09 pm

In Canada many former airlies did

Canadian Pacific ( CP Air)
Pacific Western
Transair
Wardair
 
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:17 pm

Quoting ZuluLima (Reply 27):
WN has around 500 planes and maybe 20-25 are special.

True, but you have t consider the a/c with nose stickers. Also, closer 300 than 500. I love how WN does that too. I think it is great when an airline names its a/c.
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:35 pm

Quoting Lrdc9 (Reply 38):
you have t consider the a/c with nose stickers. Also, closer 300 than 500.

No, this isn't 1990. According to airfleets.net, it's 512 in WN's fleet...and I was considering nose stickers. Here's the list I have, there may be some not listed, but it can't be many.

Spirit of Kittyhawk
Shamu - Seaworld Adventure Parks (3)
Lone Star One
Arizona One
California One
New Mexico One
Nevada One
Maryland One
Silver One
Triple Crown One
Slam Dunk One
Heroes of the Heart
The Jack Vidal
The Herbert D. Kelleher
The Colleen Barrett
Nolan Ryan Express
Ron Chapman dedication
The Spirit of Hope
2000th 737NG
1st 737NG

Total 22, not all of which I would expect to have names (1st & 2000th NG)
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RE: Naming Individual Airliners?

Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:16 pm

Quoting Transair737 (Reply 37):
In Canada many former airlies did

Canadian Pacific ( CP Air)
Pacific Western
Transair
Wardair

I can't recall Pacific Western naming all their aircraft. Perhaps they named a few but I don't recall seeing a name on any of the PW aircraft I flew on.

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