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First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:33 am

The first Westjet 737MAX8 in now painted in the new livery

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Overall its does look too bad
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:37 am

Very nice and modern improvement imhop. It looks better on the 737MAX than the 787 rendering. The only thing that bugs me is they kept the same inboard facing winglet design which looks out of place with this new and improved livery.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:44 am

In before the haters. I like it.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:01 am

Looks better than I thought it would on the MAX.
 
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:06 am

Wow. Vast improvement and modernization! Love it.

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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:54 am

Thank God it’s not all white, blue stripe, and an angled Westjet logo! Well done!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:00 am

qf789 wrote:
The first Westjet 737MAX8 in now painted in the new livery

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https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2949184512

Overall its does look too bad


I agree, it has beautiful colors and it is very sleek and swift. Especially on the MAX aircraft!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:04 am

I still don’t like the use of teal, but otherwise this is pretty good. It looks better than it did on the 787 in the renderings.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:30 am

That is slick! Agreed with the above poster that a larger Westjet type treatment would have been nice. I think it would push it into perfection.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:08 am

Not bad, but the tail looks a little confused, like the emblem wants to be three different things but fails at all of them.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:12 am

Looks amazing! Absolutely love it, I for one am extremely excited to see this!

Not to hijack the thread, but saw one of their Saab 340s just out of the shop with the new Westjet Link paint job at YLW today ...

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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:28 am

ACDC8 wrote:
Not to hijack the thread, but saw one of their Saab 340s just out of the shop with the new Westjet Link paint job........


So if it's just out of the paint shop.....wonder why it wouldn't have the new livery also?

Now anxiously waiting for that MAX to show up on new Halifax-Paris flight!
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:31 am

Looks very nice! Nice colours, and a lovely shade of teal.
Perhaps the tail design is a tad confusing..? But, yes, still a very good job.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:40 am

Wow, Qantas North looks phenomenal on the 737 MAX!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:10 am

So, given that Saab340, the WJ Encore/Link livery remains the same, or gets updated?
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:31 am

DexSwart wrote:
Wow, Qantas North looks phenomenal on the 737 MAX!


This is literally not even remotely close to QF but whatever. Haters gotta hate I guess.

Honestly it's a lovely transition. Well done Westjet!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:44 am

I absolutely like this new livery. For once, airline livery designers have done a great job!

Well done WS
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:44 am

OA940 wrote:
DexSwart wrote:
Wow, Qantas North looks phenomenal on the 737 MAX!


This is literally not even remotely close to QF but whatever. Haters gotta hate I guess.

Honestly it's a lovely transition. Well done Westjet!

I figured it was a play on the Spirit of Canada/Australia and the continuation of the tail down the fuselage. :shrug:
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:48 pm

OA940 wrote:
DexSwart wrote:
Wow, Qantas North looks phenomenal on the 737 MAX!


This is literally not even remotely close to QF but whatever. Haters gotta hate I guess.

Honestly it's a lovely transition. Well done Westjet!


Sorry, didn’t realise jokes weren’t allowed on this forum. :roll:

As Bricktop said, it was a play on the “Spirit of Canada” line. I believe there were a few in the Westjet rebranding thread.

Not a hater at all.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:30 pm

DexSwart wrote:
OA940 wrote:
DexSwart wrote:
Wow, Qantas North looks phenomenal on the 737 MAX!


This is literally not even remotely close to QF but whatever. Haters gotta hate I guess.

Honestly it's a lovely transition. Well done Westjet!


Sorry, didn’t realise jokes weren’t allowed on this forum. :roll:

As Bricktop said, it was a play on the “Spirit of Canada” line. I believe there were a few in the Westjet rebranding thread.

Not a hater at all.


I guess when you hear the same joke or comments being regurgitated over and over it gets a bit stale....
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:55 pm

It's ok, nice refresh but the tail is a bit of a mess, part old Westjet logo and part previous AC 'digital leaf'.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:06 pm

oldannyboy wrote:
Looks very nice! Nice colours, and a lovely shade of teal.
Perhaps the tail design is a tad confusing..? But, yes, still a very good job.




The tail is a representation of their Maple Leaf Delta logo. My only disappointment is that you will only see the full logo on the inside of the plane.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:58 pm

ACDC8 wrote:
Looks amazing! Absolutely love it, I for one am extremely excited to see this!

Not to hijack the thread, but saw one of their Saab 340s just out of the shop with the new Westjet Link paint job at YLW today ...

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Westjet Link was announced before the official livery change, and painting started on the Pacific Coastal fleet prior to this. It's too bad with the service delay of Westjet Link, that they couldn't have also introduced the new livery. In any event, my old hometown of YQL finally gets a bit of an upgrade in service...
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:12 pm

Much needed upgrade, looks nice.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:09 pm

It looks good, is the whole fleet to get this new look or just new arrivals?
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:15 pm

twaconnie wrote:
It looks good, is the whole fleet to get this new look or just new arrivals?

According to WS's PR release, the current fleet will be repainted during their maintenance cycles.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:18 pm

ghYHZ wrote:
Now anxiously waiting for that MAX to show up on new Halifax-Paris flight!

No kidding. I'll be on WS81 on Friday, just the YHZ-YYC leg though - would have been nice LOL!

ghYHZ wrote:
So if it's just out of the paint shop.....wonder why it wouldn't have the new livery also?


rikkus67 wrote:
Westjet Link was announced before the official livery change, and painting started on the Pacific Coastal fleet prior to this. It's too bad with the service delay of Westjet Link, that they couldn't have also introduced the new livery. In any event, my old hometown of YQL finally gets a bit of an upgrade in service...

I'm just going by what the fellows working on the Saab told me. I didn't ask why or if they're getting the repaint or not.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:59 pm

Looks great, just a good modernization of the current brand. Suits the 737 well.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:28 pm

A brand refresh done right. Looks a lot better than the renderings we saw of the 787.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:29 pm

ACDC8 wrote:
Looks amazing! Absolutely love it, I for one am extremely excited to see this!

Not to hijack the thread, but saw one of their Saab 340s just out of the shop with the new Westjet Link paint job at YLW today ...

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I had no idea WestJet was operating SAAB 340s, but it looks great! Glad to see some airline are still operating the SAABs.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:37 pm

Not a fan of the updated livery. I agree with a prior commentator that the tail is a mess. While the current tail is a bit boring it is sharp and nicely balanced. Fail by WestJet.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:12 pm

NYPECO wrote:
I had no idea WestJet was operating SAAB 340s, but it looks great! Glad to see some airline are still operating the SAABs.

Neither did I. A welcome addition to the fleet. I hope to see them some day while visiting Canada.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:49 pm

I love it!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:41 am

Mmm that looks good.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:35 am

NYPECO wrote:
I had no idea WestJet was operating SAAB 340s, but it looks great! Glad to see some airline are still operating the SAABs.


Just nitpicking, but WestJet isn't operating the Saabs. They're being operated by Pacific Coastal, a long time operator of the S340.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:12 am

Looks great!
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:30 am

Awesome tail, didn't like the new titles!!!

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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:02 pm

ghost77 wrote:
Awesome tail, didn't like the new titles!!!

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If you notice that the titles are now only in blue. Visually, the idea is to make it appear as a one name title. This deemphasizes the "West" in Westjet.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:19 pm

For me, its a symbol of their growing pains. It would have been better if they had shown some restraint and not changed the livery until well after all the labour troubles were settled.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:36 pm

Honestly it looks even better here than on the 787. What a sleek look for this bird.
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:58 pm

This is a nice update to the Westjet livery. It looks great on the Max 8.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:45 pm

The existing frames should go for paint fairly quickly, as they are also slated to receive a cabin upgrade to a 3 class J/Y+/Y configuration 12/21/139 on the 800/max8. Not sure the config plan on the 700/600s but they will also be getting the upgrades. Mods begin Q3 this year and should be complete by 2020.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:58 pm

I like it! Clean, classy, good color lockup.
 
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Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:23 am

I like the update. I don't know if it's just the lighting, but the teal looks slightly darker than in the render which looks a lot nicer. Sort of reminds me of all the coniferous trees in the Rockies. It looks more Canadian than AC's new livery lol (I still love it though).

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