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Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its 707?

Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:22 pm

Is there any airline whose current livery is still the same as when it used to fly the 707? I can't think of any, but that doesn't mean a lot  
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:33 pm

Here's a couple of them:

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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:36 pm

Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 1):

But can you really use AA's picture nowadays? With the new paint scheme finally having been unveiled and used, isn't that livery now the new "current" livery?
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:40 pm

Quoting c5load (Reply 2):
But can you really use AA's picture nowadays? With the new paint scheme finally having been unveiled and used, isn't that livery now the new "current" livery?

Like 99% of American's fleet still has that livery, so yes, I'd say that still is American's livery.
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:46 pm

And another one:


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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:53 pm

Soren, Lufthansa never operated a B707 in the current livery. The aircraft you linked to was repainted after its retirement.

When active, their B707 aircraft were painted in one of these two liveries (or a hybrid of the two):


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So Lufthansa does not count, I'm afraid.
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Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:00 pm


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OK, that is cheating a bit...
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:49 pm

Not sure you can include Air France. Did'nt they change their livery just slightly a few years ago ? Broader stripes or something like that ?
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:59 pm

Quoting Mortyman (Reply 7):
Not sure you can include Air France. Did'nt they change their livery just slightly a few years ago ?

Yes, as has Singapore. but both are still largely the same.

royal air maroc also comes close.
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:01 pm

Quoting Mortyman (Reply 7):
Not sure you can include Air France. Did'nt they change their livery just slightly a few years ago ? Broader stripes or something like that ?

SQ has tweaked its livery, too.
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:21 pm

These boys are in with a shout:


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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:08 pm

Air China and Tarom is still exactly the same I think.

Kuwait Airways is quite close to.
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:28 pm

MEA is close.


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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:06 am

Quoting rlwynn (Reply 12):
MEA is close.

No it isn't.


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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:10 am

One of the last was ET. They hadn't changed their livery for decades until they introduced their current livery around 2003.


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Now this (assuming the 787 resumes flying at some point):


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Even going back to their early propeller days in the '50s and '60s, about the only significant change over the next 50+ years until 2003 was deleting the "EAL" from the tail.


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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:16 pm

Does this count?  

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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:00 pm

Good question.

Korean Air
Air Zimbabwe
Biman Bangladesh ...loosely


It got me thinking about DC8s then......but excluding Freighters (as they tend to linger)

KLM
Iberia
Alitalia ....sort of
 
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RE: Which Airline Still Has Same Livery As On Its

Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:28 pm

Royal Air Maroc's current livery is pretty similar to what appeared on its 707s:


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