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Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:10 am

Would Pan Eastern be a good name for an new start up?
 
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:17 am

Combining the worst, or the best, of the namesake predecessors? There were rumors of an Eastern Airlines revival a year or so ago. Pan Am has been revived too many times. I don't know if it sounds odd to me because I'm used to hearing Eastern or Pan Am, but the conjoined names do not make make a smooth, memorable brand name.

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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:22 am

What is the idea behind the name; the reason for using it?
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:24 am

Yes, for a disaster movie, like Trans-Global and such...
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:25 am

Don't like it at all, but that's just me.  
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:50 am

Sounds not special, like a movie airline name with no reference to nothing...

And its already taken by a trading company. If you are related to it, then it could make sense. If not, it could mean trouble ahead...
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:23 pm

Quoting chieft (Reply 5):
And its already taken by a trading company.

... located in India  
 
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:41 pm

Why would you want to name an airline Pan Eastern?
 
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:45 pm

For the name to have any sense, the airline would have to be located in the East of something (Eastern) and to trade in all that region (Pan).
 
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:58 pm

Not unless the purpose of the name were to drive away potential passengers.

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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:59 pm

Quoting chieft (Reply 5):
And its already taken by a trading company. If you are related to it, then it could make sense. If not, it could mean trouble ahead...

It's only trouble if they operate in that region and there is "brand confusion". Unless the Indian company is in the aviation game, or has a similar logo, then I would not expect any legal issues.
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:19 pm

Wait. Let me propose a merger!
"PAN PEOPLE EASTERN EXPRESS"
Based in PHF (the East)
Flies only to North, Central and South America (Pan)
All seats $19 for all the People
All flights nonstop (Express) until they are forced to re-fuel.
Fleet will consist of vintage Stratocruiser's, 737-200's, L1011's and Jetstream 32's painted in shades of blue, purple, black, white, red, orange and tan.
Will be known affectionally as "PEEPEE"
No 21st Century technology permitted....on the ground or in the air. PEEPEE is equipped with teletype machines and landline phones only, but Western Union Telegrams permitted.
'Welcome Aboard the Airline of the Past.....trying to fly you Today."
  
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:19 pm

Pan People Pacific Eastern Express Orient - PPPEEO - The Asian subsidiary of PPEE.

Utilizing the Constellation, 747SP, and A300B, along with leased Concordes, for SIN-SYD routes.
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RE: Is Pan Eastern A Good Name For An Airline?

Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:40 pm

Quoting UAL747 (Reply 12):

Phil:
I am pleased to announce you have been selected to head up the new Asian/Oceania Division. Your salary will be determined by "PEEP"...the"Pan Eastern Express People's" Union which you will be required to become a member of.
Please begin an immediate search for fold-down berths to equip the Constellations, as we will want to offer a premium "Now its Time to Lay Me Down" sleeper service to SYD.
By-the-Way...or is it BTW? You can live anywhere you want, but we're not flying FOR DAYS to attend one of YOUR staff meetings. The fuelstops are bad enough.......
watch what you want. you may get it.

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