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More: Alitalia
More: Boeing 747-243B
More: Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL)
More: Brazil, 1991
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More: Daniel R.Carneiro
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A visitor from Belgium posted Fri July 30, 2010:
I fully agree..This picture is the reflection of the time when the REAL Alitalia-LAI was competing with all the other Majors..Today we are just trying to survive and, in command of our ship, we just have people who really don't care about the Airline business and prestige!

A visitor from Italy posted Sat January 9, 2010:
What a beauty!
Like my fellow italians, i look back with sadness to those days when Alitalia had such beautiful big airplanes. Sadness because today Alitalia is administrated by incompetent people.

A visitor from - posted Sat January 9, 2010:
UNIQUE!Great job!

A visitor from - posted Sat December 12, 2009:
Does it bother you because it's not Lufthansa???=)..just looking at the colors it reveals the magic of that aviation age..good old days..

A visitor from Germany posted Mon October 26, 2009:
Answer to my fellow German: Maybe it´s the visit of John Paul II.? But you must concern it is a very elegant design.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue September 22, 2009:
Good old times...

A visitor from Germany posted Mon September 21, 2009:
Don't realy know what's so spectacular on/in this picture that it's chosen again and again.

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue June 16, 2009:
Good times of Alitalia in Galeão..!

A visitor from Canada posted Mon March 23, 2009:
The only time I was on a 747 was this one and I can't believe I see it again. I'm an air traffic controller now but the 47 always gets me excited

A visitor from Argentina posted Mon March 23, 2009:
This photo has just the taste of the gloriuos 70'

A visitor from Mexico posted Tue March 17, 2009:
Great picture, from the time when Galeao was a very modern and chic airport!

A visitor from Australia posted Wed January 7, 2009:
The background helps highlight what a great looking plane this is. also the vehicles & people gathered around along with the fabulous colour makes this a great shot. definitely top class.

A visitor from Italy posted Wed December 31, 2008:
A fantastic photo from the time Alitalia was still a great airline.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri December 19, 2008:
I've always loved Alitalia. Nice!

A visitor from Italy posted Thu November 20, 2008:
A fantastic photo from the time Alitalia was still a great airline.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed November 12, 2008:
Being italian, it makes me truly sad to see such impressive shots at a time when it is certain Alitalia is done. A disgrace to the nation, we have lost our national airline because of the state's terrible administration. Decades of faithful service end in shame. ;'(

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue November 4, 2008:
Great picture, showing the modern and spacious Galeao Airport. In the background, we see the Penha Church, on top of a hill, illuminated, just above the 747 main deck second door. Rio is my hometown.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue November 4, 2008:
What a fantastic shot of a classic airliner in a timeless paint scheme.

A visitor from - posted Thu September 25, 2008:
Always big birds in GIG. By the way, the VW Kombi looks thin in perspective with 47

A visitor from United States posted Thu September 25, 2008:
Why don't airlines today leave the engines as bare metal? It's so classic looking.

A visitor from United States posted Mon July 28, 2008:
What a gorgeous, regal-looking airplane.

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