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If You Started An Airline

Sun Sep 11, 2005 5:00 am

What would you name your aircraft, i.e. city of ....
 
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:46 am

Probably Hanworth (where I live).
Also I would dedicate the a/c to a famous person or event that should be remebered (e.g. Diana, Concorde..)
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sun Sep 11, 2005 11:14 am

I think he means naming schemes, like KLM's city of etc, or PanAm's Clipper of....

I would think it depends on what kind of airline I'm starting, but if I get to pick, I might name it after famous authors. It's neutral enough and there are plenty of them to go around!
 
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:05 pm

Def after persons who contributed to Aviation.
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:46 pm

Hmmm...'Maiden Crawley'... not really much of a ring to that Big grin

I'd name them after the area they were based... 'Lady Solent...'
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Tue Sep 13, 2005 4:21 am

I'd name them after colours...."Tomato Red", "Cobalt Blue", etc.
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Thu Sep 22, 2005 4:37 pm

I like the idea of giving planes women's names so I would name them after women I've slept with - being the arrogant jerk that I am. Unfortunately I have dealt with 3 Jennifers, 2 Ashleys and 2 Nadias. So that really cuts down the potential size of my fleet to 18 planes. I suppose I could follow the EK model and go for size over frequency and get a nice fleet of 380s going. Alternatively I could always use this as an excuse to sleep around a little more  Wink

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:39 am

I´d just name planes after women: ship 001: Cindy Ship 002: Jessica.... etc

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:40 am

Probably "Carnaval Airways" , with HQ in Rio  Smile
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:19 am

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Fri Sep 23, 2005 12:47 pm

It would be a beauty 737-900 with a white,silver and gold livery,I'll name it:

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sat Sep 24, 2005 8:33 am

I'd name them after my destination cities & if I flew anywhere international, do the city's name in that country's language (like "Ciudad de Mexico" for MEX)

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Tue Oct 04, 2005 12:45 pm

City of Chicago, Springfield, Rochester, Duluth, Fargo, New York, Washington, Denver...maybe a Spirit of something...

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:34 am

I would have a nice 767-200ER, and call it "the Grapefruit."
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:17 pm

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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sat Oct 08, 2005 4:30 am

Well for years I have always toyed around on paper if I owned an airline. I had hubs listed, where I would fly annd what aircraft I would have and it would be based in RNO. I would have call centers in small cities instead of larger cities. I wanted to name it Blue Yonder, but then Jetblue appeared in the industry I would have to name it something else.
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RE: If You Started An Airline

Sat Oct 08, 2005 6:08 am

I like the idea of naming them after women. Back in the early 70's the old National Airlines named their planes after flight attendants (supposedly) and their TV commercials would show a nice looking flight attendant who would say, "I'm 'Jennifer' (or Barbara, or Cindy, etc.); fly me to Miami."

Ah, those were the days!
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