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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background
Replies: 21
Views: 4240

Re: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background

1836Sam wrote:
That must mean they’re about to merge.

The last other airline they had in a commercial, they acquired said airline.
*removes tin hat*

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Unusual' callsign
Replies: 8
Views: 2773

Re: 'Unusual' callsign

Hahaha. I love seeing stuff like this.

OT but I know Boutique pilots used to make their own flight numbers for ferry flights but after a few 420s and 6969s, they stopped that lol.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pushback by men, pushback manually
Replies: 30
Views: 5573

Re: Pushback by men, pushback manually

I saw on a one-off show where humans went against animals in various challenges.

One segment was a group of 40 little people pulling a DC10 versus 1 elephant also pulling a DC10 and who could do it faster. The elephant won.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air & IAH
Replies: 94
Views: 4769

Re: Gulf Air & IAH

How viable will the Houston energy sector will be down the road as the world moves away from the use of fossil fuels? With as great of progress we're doing to move from fossil fuels, it will still be decades or even a century before we are totally done with them. Oil notwithstanding Houston has a d...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest customers unhappy about growing cancellations
Replies: 78
Views: 13122

Re: Southwest customers unhappy about growing cancellations

As a soon to be former CSA at WN, the MAX grounding is killing us (non mechanics) the most. The bad timing with Spring Break made it even harder with all flights at my station being full. My Cohearts fought valiantly and with Spring Break all but over the light at the end of the tunnel can be seen. ...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't WN ever operate the 737-400?
Replies: 39
Views: 6182

Re: Why did WN never operate any 737-400?

They've operated the 200, 300, 500, 700, 800, MAX 8, and soon MAX 7. As well as the small 727 fleet leased from Braniff.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Starts HNL-BOS Today. Longest Scheduled Domestic Flight in US HIstory
Replies: 92
Views: 15599

Re: HA Starts HNL-BOS Today. Longest Scheduled Domestic Flight in US HIstory

United needs to launch GUM-STT to not be outdone! :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Maybe something more like this would be good? Keeps the grey under the belly so it's not just fully eurowhite ;-) :D :D :D https://i.imgur.com/czAL0wg.jpg It could also be good to cut the globe as I did here - I find it was quite an awkward shape when some was visible behind the tail How did it loo...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How many aircraft are out of service at one time in a major airline ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: How many aircraft are out of service at one time in a major airline ?

Right now Southwest has at least 34 and United has at least 14.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible Name of "new entrant" LCC in Houston?
Replies: 14
Views: 1264

Re: Possible Name of "new entrant" LCC in Houston?

A few of my suggestions: W.B.B.I.A. (We'll Be Bankrupt Immediately Airlines) Stupid Idea Express We Hate Making Money Airways Seriously, why are they even bothering? Recent history in the US aviation market has shown us over and over again that the chances of long term success for small startup air...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

4engines4lnghll wrote:
I can't wait for the unveil so this insane thread will end, but then 50 more pages will be added by users writing paragraphs about how they hate it.

Every day since thread came put Ive been hoping for that. :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Middle school teacher fired over topless photo
Replies: 33
Views: 2641

Re: Middle school teacher fired over topless photo

Why couldn't she be my teacher?

She shouldve used Snapchat!

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14858

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Waiting for someone to go full bore into the one stop, no plane change model that WN utilizes. MEM could fit that stop in the middle well. Example: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=Hou-mem-cvg&MS=wls&DU=mi I like the way you think. There was a time a few hundred years ago in airline-dog-years w...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14858

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

The fact is, despite some on this site's ridiculous protests to the contrary: the market is extremely competitive, with 3 global legacy carriers + 1 regional legacy carrier, a nationwide LCC, a large east coast and transcon LCC, a large Hawaiian carrier, and two large ULCCs. There's not many niches...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14858

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Can a ULCC provide good quality? Absolutely! However, it requires investing some of those profits to keep the product good. From what I see, most of the current ULCC's could care less about a quality product. Spirit however seems to be doing something about it. I am hearing their on time performanc...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14858

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Please tell me this happens! I'd love to have a corporate job for an airline in my home city!!!

(Yes I looked at UA but theyre mostly IT and accounting jobs in Houston)

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

http://i64.tinypic.com/2nbavx3.jpg Here's a little something I put together. Personally, I like the white, modern look. Yes, it's on an A350, but that's the only good template I could find, being I couldn't find a good 787 template. If I'm correct, they have 45 350's on order anyway. Correct me if ...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?
Replies: 19
Views: 4638

Re: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?

I would tell people a lot during my gate announcements that it would go to Hong Kong (or London, Paris, Dubai, Beijing, etc...) when it was really going to Baltimore, or Phoenix, or Albuquerque.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How did you get interested in Aviation?
Replies: 17
Views: 1291

Re: How did you get interested in Aviation?

My dad was a flight sim tech for a major US cargo airline. He'd take me and my brother to fly the simulators when ever we had the chance as kids. Also our house was right under one of the approaches for a major airport and we'd see all kinds of planes fly over including ANG C141s. Our parents would ...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Safety is our Highest Priority"
Replies: 11
Views: 1557

Re: "Safety is our Highest Priority"

Stockholders don't want their airline stocks to lose value when a plane slams in to the ground for whatever reason. So safety will always be in the best interest for all associated parties.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish to Start Newark Service
Replies: 51
Views: 10051

Re: Turkish to Start Newark Service

With EWR being added, Denver is now the only Star Hub with no TK service. Any chance of TK heading that way? Might be a better option than Emirates IMHO. What's the volume of Middle East and Indian O&D to/from Denver? O&D from nearby cities served by DEN that aren't also served by LAX? Libe...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordwind (IATA: N4) ETOPS operations suspended
Replies: 13
Views: 3566

Re: Nordwind (IATA: N4) ETOPS operations suspended

Do they do Russian transcons or just mostly beach hops? If it's the former I dont think they can overfly Siberia without ETOPS.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4413

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

Lol, someone's a bit triggered. I guess a.net isn't your safespace... :rotfl: Not triggered at all. Very amused actually. To see the left reduced to this kind of drivel as a hit piece is quite pleasurable. It’s a long fall from treason to too many mulligans. And it took less than two weeks! Lol Mik...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your First Aid Kit
Replies: 15
Views: 1440

Re: Your First Aid Kit

Airstud wrote:
Vodka

The correct answer is Wild Turkey 101 but you get an 'ata boy for a solid answer nonetheless

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Airlines 2.0
Replies: 32
Views: 5690

Re: Midwest Airlines 2.0

If it happens, PLEASE!!!!!!!, bring back the last Midwest livery! It would look great on a 190.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.
Replies: 26
Views: 1750

Re: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.

readytotaxi wrote:
And Tim Burtons Dumbo is getting a hammering.

Exactly what the world needs, another Tim Burton acid trip. I honestly don't understand why Disney is remaking the animated classics as live action.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly
Replies: 96
Views: 17729

Re: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly

Will the exit door between the wings and the rear door have the option to be plugged?

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The rise (and rise) of the imbecile
Replies: 19
Views: 2453

Re: The rise (and rise) of the imbecile

The word idiot has been changed to mean dumbass. If you're in my generation then the word dumbass has evolved into the word fucktard.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another
Replies: 67
Views: 7882

Re: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another

triple3driver wrote:
IIRC root in Australia means fuck. So, don't root for a team in Australia.

"Rooter" in America is pretty much a plumber lol. There's also a restaurant in DEN called Root Down. :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another
Replies: 67
Views: 7882

Re: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another

In the Grand Tour the guys travelled to a small Austrian town called Fucking.

I'd love to move there when I retire. :smile:

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Cuts US Aid to 3 Mexican Countries
Replies: 20
Views: 2069

Re: Trump Cuts US Aid to 3 Mexican Countries

There's Mexico, New Mexico, and Moon Mexico. Everyone knows that!

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by TWA772LR
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Found this photo and a couple other variations on an SF design website, seems to fit all the rumors, and the "UNITED" fits the "Her Art Here" design guidelines. The link for the website is: https://www.dsdesignoffice.co/united-airlines/ For some reason I can't make the image wor...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK
Replies: 140
Views: 21520

Re: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK

At this point, US airlines flying these tattered 763’s anywhere are a disgrace. No wonder the US-3 are a joke....flying ancient relics with terrible dispatch rates and old grandmamas grumpy F/A’s to Europe! While European and Asian carriers fly new or properly renovated planes, having nice cheerful...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Popularity USA
Replies: 30
Views: 1916

Re: Putin Popularity USA

https://youtu.be/WhPvJOnHotE
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Say what you want about Putin, but he's sure got the moves:
https://youtu.be/WhPvJOnHotE

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by TWA772LR
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 11462

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

[ That's a false statement in regard to anything aviation related Longhaul air service doesn't hapoen because it can. Longhaul air service happens when there is a clear business need, based on contracts an airline can get and the local economy. When the economy of New Orleans and Louisiana in gener...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 11462

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

[ whereas New Orleans is still living in Katrina's shadow. That's a false statement in regard to anything aviation related Longhaul air service doesn't hapoen because it can. Longhaul air service happens when there is a clear business need, based on contracts an airline can get and the local econom...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does WN actually care about the 797?
Replies: 36
Views: 5113

Re: Does WN actually care about the 797?

One wonders if JetBlue enters TATL and is su cessful at it, how long will WN sit by. WN is not an airline known for emulating the sides of others. I don't see them going to Europe in the next decade but if they do, it won't be beacause B6 made it work for them. Rumor has it SWA is looking at going ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 11462

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

New Orleans has mostly back office operations for energy companies at this time. They also have lots of offshore supply companies that really don't need to send employees to Europe very often. New Orleans is also the poorest city in the top 50 US metros, so their O/D traffic for Europe isn't up the...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What to expect on UA's Polaris business first?
Replies: 7
Views: 1534

Re: What to expect on UA's Polaris business first?

I flew it a month ago. The hard product is great. The food left some to be desired, the pasta I had was frozen before which was evident by the taste.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India conducts successful Anti Satellite Missile test
Replies: 21
Views: 1958

Re: India conducts successful Anti Satellite Missile test

ASAT missiles should only be a stepping stone. The better option would be to neutralize the satellite via direct energy weapon without increasing the amount of debris by causing the satellite to break-up. One big chunk is better than a million little chunks. bt Satellites arent that big. Wouldn't t...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where would BA be today if they chose A330/40s?
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

Re: Where would BA be today if they chose A330/40s?

London.

I'll show myself out now.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?
Replies: 71
Views: 7717

Re: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?

It's worked so far...

This, like the 787, is a temporary set back.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF82Nwf9D1w

Anyone have United's April delivery schedule on hand?
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khinstorff wrote:
The creator of this video states that the livery will debut on a new delivery instead of an aircraft that’s currently in the fleet. Would love to know which source he’s citing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF82Nwf9D1w

Anyone have United's April delivery schedule on hand?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Scale Model Collections
Replies: 6
Views: 2278

Re: Your Scale Model Collections

In my apartment in Denver I have: United -747-400 -777-300ER -A320 retro livery Southwest -737 MAX8 -737-700 Tennessee One -737-700 Lone Star One -737-700 Nolan Ryan livery Western Pacific -737-300 Simpsons livery KLM -A350 British Airways -787-8 Ansett Australia -747-300 2000 Olympics livery Northw...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 17295

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Does anyone here follow the Broken Escalators of DEN Instagram account? There are literally hundreds of pictures of broken escalators at DEN. The escalators under the Westin should not be there at all. One of my coworkers was struck by a runaway bag, fell down the escalator over 15 feet, and had a ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Airline Merger Was Better Executed?
Replies: 20
Views: 2161

Re: Which US Airline Merger Was Better Executed?

AA/TW was smooth in the respect that they quickly erased the TWA brand entirely and very quickly. The hybrid TWA scheme which was basically AA colors and TWA on the tail and front part of the plane was swiftly executed as well. Then came lots of TWA furloughs, the constant shrinking of the STL hub,...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 11462

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

New Orleans has a healthy, albeit small oil and gas sector, but Houston is a stones throw away by air and AF sends their smallest widebody in the winter and fills a 77W with VFR in the back during the summer even with a contract for one of the worlds largest oil companies between their 2 HQs on a mo...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356395

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Does anyone have any hard evidence of the new livery itself and when it will be revealed?

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