AntonioMartin
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Airline companies with similar liveries

Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:20 am

Hi! I see no one has opened a post about this before so i should as well...

Not counting subsidiaries, I wanted to talk about airlines around the world with similar liveries to others.

Off the bat the obvious one that comes to mind is Copa and United...

Air Canada and Delta..

in the old times, Eastern and Air America

Prinair's was somewhat similar to that of Iberia's back then...

What else?
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:25 am

Back years ago....CAAC and Aeroflot.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:34 am

Pan Am and Avensa
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:37 am

Jet2Holidays livery looks similar to Allegiant Air
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:48 am

Cathay Dragon and Turkish Airlines at night look somewhat similar.
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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:51 am

Joon and Lufthansa
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:00 am

Delta and JetBlue, but pretty much only when you see the bottom of the plane from a distance, I guess you could sort of add BA to that list too, although I've found BA blue to be slightly more distinguishable from JetBlue and Delta blue



Can't find the perfect photo to showcase my point, but you get the idea

Additionally, to the untrained eye, Transaero and Air France, but mostly just the tail
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:16 am

Back in the day, it was Avianca and Iraqi Airways Image Image
 
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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:16 am

COPA and UNITED.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:17 am

Lucky Air and British Airways

 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:17 am

Allegiant and Jet2Holidays have to win the award for similar liveries, hands down

Beijing Capital, Hong Kong Airlines and Hainan Airlines are all very similar

Tarom and LOT

COPA and United
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:26 am

Has anyone mentioned Copa and United yet?
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:32 am

The new Lufthansa [cargo] and FedEx?

Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:38 am

N766UA wrote:
The new Lufthansa [cargo] and FedEx?

Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.

There is a good reason why Allegiant and Jet2Holidays is similar as well (hint if you are curious: look up source of first Jet2Holiday jet that was under short term lease).
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:52 am

Polot wrote:
N766UA wrote:
The new Lufthansa [cargo] and FedEx?

Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.

There is a good reason why Allegiant and Jet2Holidays is similar as well (hint if you are curious: look up source of first Jet2Holiday jet that was under short term lease).


Or you could just tell us.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:07 am

alan3 wrote:
Polot wrote:
N766UA wrote:
The new Lufthansa [cargo] and FedEx?

Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.

There is a good reason why Allegiant and Jet2Holidays is similar as well (hint if you are curious: look up source of first Jet2Holiday jet that was under short term lease).


Or you could just tell us.


Jet2 leased a 757 from Allegiant, flew it in a hybrid scheme, decided they liked it, and reached an agreement with Allegiant to permanently use their color scheme. As it is, LS and G3 have subtlety different tail designs.
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:13 am

SAS and Thai retro.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:57 am

Qantas and the new Lufthansa livery, just in different colours.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:17 am

Air Italy (old livery) and Air France!
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:43 am

Many moons ago JAS and Airbus.
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:17 am

Oh yeah Nepal Airlines and Eastern!

Aspen Airways also had a similar scheme to Iberia.

Oh yeah, the yellow birds, Hughes Air West, DHL and Spirit!
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:28 am

Old but gold... both beautiful in their own right...



 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:01 am

N766UA wrote:
The new Lufthansa [cargo] and FedEx?

Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.

Sure does! AFAIK Copa was never United's subsidiary, right?
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:26 pm

Two airlines no longer with us:
7late7, A3latey, Sukhoi Superlate... what's going on?
 
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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:27 pm

AntonioMartin wrote:
Off the bat the obvious one that comes to mind is Copa and United...


Dominion301 wrote:
COPA and UNITED.


alan3 wrote:
COPA and United


hOMSaR wrote:
Has anyone mentioned Copa and United yet?


N766UA wrote:
Copa and United aren’t similar, they’re virtually identical. There’s a good reason for that, though, so I’m not sure it counts.


AntonioMartin wrote:
AFAIK Copa was never United's subsidiary, right?


Continental formed a strategic partnership with Copa in 1998 that included a 49% ownership stake that CO later increased to 51%. Both carriers conducted joint marketing activities and as part of this CM participated in the OnePass frequent-flyer programme and adopted a variant of the CO livery.

CO drew-down their stake over time (to 27% after the CM IPO in Dec 2005 and further to 10% after a follow-on offer in 2006) but the livery remains.


 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:15 pm

Here's a very similar topic with some more examples:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1364687
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:33 pm

Iberia and Avianca
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:34 pm

I know I'll just be reposting my own contribution in this other thread linked above, but for me there is an uncanny similarity between these two:

Iberia (especially IB Express)



Avianca



The fact that both of them got their new liverly not too long ago, one might get some suspicions about the degree of creativity at the conctracted design studios ;)


EDIT: bogota beat me to it
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:04 pm

Gulf Air and Regional Paraguaya



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Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:55 pm

Cobalt Air and Jetblue
 
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:44 pm

CrimsonNL wrote:
Gulf Air and Regional Paraguaya



Martijn

That looks like a violation of law
 
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Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:05 am

CrimsonNL wrote:
Gulf Air and Regional Paraguaya



Martijn

Holy cow!!
 
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Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:01 am

Virgin America and Air Canada Rouge
 
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Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:40 am

alan3 wrote:
Beijing Capital, Hong Kong Airlines and Hainan Airlines are all very similar

I do believe this is because they are owned by the same company (HNA Aviation)
 
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Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:24 am

Himalaya Airlines and ANA!
 
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Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:25 pm

I always have to do a doubletake when I get a quick glance at Austrian and Turkish from a bit of a distance.
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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:44 pm

How about these four....



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Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:47 am

CrimsonNL wrote:
Gulf Air and Regional Paraguaya



Martijn


Had forgotten of that blatant rip-off :eek:
 
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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:07 am

diesel1 wrote:
How about these four....


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Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:59 am

diesel1 wrote:
How about these four....




And those look like Austral (Argentina, not Air Austral of Reunion) too!
 
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Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:47 am

I actually like the Copa livery better than United. The Copa one looks more modern. I just wish United would get rid of that awful globe and go back to the tulip.
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Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:41 am

Somehow the new Lufthansa livery looks a bit similar to Iran Air's livery with its all white and dark blue (almost black) color combination.
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Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:46 am

These two:
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Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:30 pm

While it's not an airline I think there has to be an honorable mention for Southwest Airlines and South West Trains.
 
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Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:56 pm

alggag wrote:
While it's not an airline I think there has to be an honorable mention for Southwest Airlines and South West Trains.


Haha brilliant, I’d never thought of that one before.
 
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Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:36 am

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CrimsonNL wrote:
Gulf Air and Regional Paraguaya



Martijn


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Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:42 pm

I found another set of carriers that look suspiciously similar:



vs



vs




General paint scheme between the first two is pretty close especially considering that violet isn't exactly the most common color for airline liveries.

While Wingo's fuselage isn't painted as much as the others - what's up with that little dash on the W? The designers must have had the exact same idea for both Wingo and WestAir...
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