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Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:55 pm

i was wondering on your thoughts to which airline has the most boring/ dull livery ?
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:00 pm

WX has a brand new livery on one of its Avro's. Its incredibly boring. It will only feature on that single plane though.



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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:00 pm

I always think Cirrus Airlines have a very boring livery...


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:34 pm

World Airways' white scheme is pretty boring:


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:31 pm

Anything with the predominately white body that seems so predominant these days. BUT - and I always get flamed for this, IMO, AA seriously needs a facelift. Come on folks, that livery is almost 40 years old. Brand recognition or not, lets see a little creativity and something fresh and new. Non-metallic would be nice too, but that also gets me flamed. Oh well. I'm ready, let me have it.  duck 
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:07 pm

I agree that AA needs to update their livery. It is quite boring if you ask me.

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Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:39 pm

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:17 pm

Quoting Slovacek747 (Reply 5):
I agree that AA needs to update their livery. It is quite boring if you ask me.

The only thing saving AA is the chrome finish. MQ provides us with a convincing demonstration of just how atrocious that livery looks once you throw Eurowhite into the equation. Funny what some buffing can do for a bird!
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:27 pm

Hey the most boring liveries have to be Alitalia, lufthansa and Iberia i think
its time they got the designers in!

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:44 pm

AA, No way, their livery is a classic and should stay as it is.
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:38 pm

Quoting EI321 (Reply 1):
It will only feature on that single plane though

Mind you, the newest C/S isn't much more inspiring!


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:53 am

Well, when I was in SXM in February of '06 I saw Dutch Antilles Express's ATR-42 several times in this livery, but without the green 'dae' on the tail, so it was an all white plane with a phone number on it. Very boring.


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:19 am

Quoting AllegiantAir (Reply 11):

Reminds me of a great little aircraft in their fleet...

This is what the C/S used to be when the aircraft was with DBA:


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:56 am

Quoting Tango29 (Reply 8):
Hey the most boring liveries have to be Alitalia, lufthansa and Iberia i think
its time they got the designers in!

Iberia is not boring - more like tacky.

Alitalia - Its OK, in my opinion. Although I do not like this scheme on their 777's.

Lufthansa - I love it. This is my favorite color scheme on a European Carrier. It always has this "new" look that I like a lot.

Boring ones - Air France and American - yet I wouldn't change them because although boring, both are
classic and recognized world wide. The exception to this would be Iberia - I'd change their scheme in a heart beat  Big grin
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:41 pm

Quoting Anetter123 (Reply 13):
Alitalia

Should start with a fresh piece of paper, not just for the livery though.........
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:59 pm

Quoting Anetter123 (Reply 13):
Boring ones - Air France and American

I have to agree with you 100% on that one but i think some big carriers should be a bit
more creative with their liveries.
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:41 pm

well honestly I'm not too keen on DL's new look especially the 3d red widget original widget was so much better.


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:21 pm

Quoting Tango29 (Reply 8):
Alitalia

Alitalia's livery is great in my opinion, pleasure to fly on their European A32x series aircraft
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:40 pm

Quoting SkyyMaster (Reply 4):
AA seriously needs a facelift. Come on folks, that livery is almost 40 years old

I disagree...AAs livery is classic; it's simple, clean and easily recognizable. If it ain't broke.....
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:50 pm

A more accurate way of asking is 'what era in aviation has the most boring livery'?
Most airlines today have boring liveries. I can't stand the white fuselage and painted tail look. The only airline that can get away with this look is Air France because they''ve been doing it for ever.

The worst I wouls pick these airlines.

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These airlines used to have some of the most beautiful in the industry and have gone to cheap generic looking aircraft.

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AAs livery is classic; it's simple, clean and easily recognizable. If it ain't broke.....

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:53 am

Kinda shocked no one said NW...Kinda boring if you ask me, maybe its because I work with the plane everyday.
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:09 am

Quoting Kuna (Reply 20):
Kinda shocked no one said NW...Kinda boring if you ask me, maybe its because I work with the plane everyday.

NWA is actually my favorite US carrier livery  Big grin
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:10 am

How has no-one mentioned Air France yet?
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:25 pm

Quoting A340313X (Reply 22):
How has no-one mentioned Air France yet?



Quoting Anetter123 (Reply 13):
Boring ones - Air France

But I'll mention it again - Air France... How BORING!  Wink
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:19 am

Well, I think Delta was good to go with a red widget, but I think them rotating it 45 degrees on the tail is just wrong... but it's a bad livery not a boring one...

Boring... Continental, World Airways ain't all that good either. And it's such a shame since they used to have BEAUTIFUL liveries.

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:59 am

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:56 pm

I would say Lufthansa. They should use their classical Livery again..
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:13 am

Quoting RootsAir (Reply 25):

Conflict here! I love the LX livery, simple but attractive

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:48 am

My nomination goes to WestJet ...


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... very bland in my opinion, the colours are nice, but could have been used better and perhaps a nicer font.
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:28 am

I've never quite figured out what LTE was after with their new c/s. Quite a chop-shop job if you ask me.


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:24 pm

JAL. What's that thing on the tail?
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:24 am

I think AA- although classic, idk its lost it.

Quoting Superfly (Reply 19):
The worst I wouls pick these airlines.

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I love COA! Maybe because I see them all the time (live right by EWR [hub]) but I think its a decent look, not the sharpest, but decent.
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:57 pm

I know some might flame me for this but...


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I just think the livery looks cheap and a real downgrade from the grey (which wasn't very good looking but at least looked somewhat powerful and majestic).
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:30 pm

Quoting SDLSimme (Reply 32):
just think the livery looks cheap and a real downgrade from the grey (which wasn't very good looking but at least looked somewhat powerful and majestic).

Thats so true. I think the old United fleet was much better looking!
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:08 am

Quoting BrettFromCLT (Reply 3):
World Airways' white scheme is pretty boring

Agreed. It's pretty hard to make an MD-11 look ugly, but they may have succeeded.

Quoting Mdodd (Reply 33):
Thats so true. I think the old United fleet was much better looking!

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Quoting SkyyMaster (Reply 4):
AA seriously needs a facelift. Come on folks, that livery is almost 40 years old.

I think the age of the livery makes peope too quick to think it needs replacement. Of the legacies, it is surely my favourite and I hope they stick with it for many years to come. Nothing beats the sharp reflections in the metal of a freshly cleaned AA bird.

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[Alitalia] Should start with a fresh piece of paper, not just for the livery though.........

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:55 pm

the old UA colors (gray) made me sleepy just looking at them
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:25 pm

Here are a couple more that I think need a little something:


JetBlue

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:15 am

with a very heavy heart i have to say

the newest livery of AI.
 
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:34 am

AA is really boring. Wow! silver, and red, wow, is that some blue?

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:44 am

after some thinking -- Alaska Airlines.
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Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:39 am


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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:57 am

Quoting Osprey88 (Reply 40):
Never liked AA's livery.

No fair! You've got to at least get one in good light...

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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:23 pm

United Old Colors, Hurry up and start Painting, what the hell is taking so long? The New Colors are much easier on the eyes.
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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Sun Jul 15, 2007 1:28 pm

Quoting Mdodd (Reply 31):

I love COA

 checkmark  Love the livery. Big grin

Quoting SDLSimme (Reply 32):
I know some might flame me for this but...

 box  ill be the first two....LOVE UA's new colors Big grin

Quoting Acey (Reply 34):
Agreed. It's pretty hard to make an MD-11 look ugly

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Quoting Fllcontinental (Reply 35):
the old UA colors (gray) made me sleepy just looking at them

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Quoting RedTailDTW (Reply 36):
Great Lakes

I thought the same until i saw them in person...not good, but far from bad in my opinion. better then the old UA express hybrid liveries they had!  vomit 



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RE: Which Airline Has The Most Boring Livery?

Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:36 am

Old livery, I know but if this livery exists today, this would be the most boring livery:


Republic Airlines


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Why did Republic get rid of this livery?


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