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Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 8:57 am

Condor has launched a new brand image, as a final farewell to its Thomas Cook days.

The Condor aircraft will be wearing stripes in five colours in the future. According to the airline, the colours and design are "Inspired by parasols, bath towels and beach loungers".

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According to the airline, 80% of the fleet will be repainted by 2024. The airlines first Airbus A330neo will be sporting the green version and D-AIAD, the first aircraft in the current fleet to be repainted, will appear in the yellow version.

In the coming weeks, five more Boeing 757 and Airbus A32S aircraft will be repainted, so that six aircraft in the new design will be flying on the network this summer.

Source: https://condor-newsroom.condor.com/de/d ... ts-itself/
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:00 am

Wow that is... errr.... eye-catching for sure!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:04 am

It's definitely something different I'd like to call "flying beach towels" :-)
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:28 am

Isn't it a bit late for an April Fools joke?
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:29 am

They do realise that April 1st has passed already ?
 
Mini1000
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:30 am

I love it! Harking back to the Braniff days of distinct, bold color palettes ❤️
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:34 am

Brings me back to my childhood :lol:

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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:40 am

I'm torn between "gross" and "genius". But it's certainly different.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:42 am

Love it. Completely nuts. Best thing they've done since the Rizzi Bird 757.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:42 am

Well for an airline mostly flying to sunny vacation spots the parasol and bath towel reference is nice and original.
Only issue I have is that the logo and Airline name are barely visible...
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:45 am

"Inspired by parasols, bath towels and beach loungers" finally, this is not a new century airline branding mumbo jumbo bs, the livery indeed looks like it's inspiration and it is very easy to tell it once you know this is a holiday airline. I like it, it's got iconic material.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:54 am

It's not a joke. It's on their website.

(Unless it's their own April Fools gag...)

https://www.condor.com/de/index.jsp
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:06 am

I’ve been really looking forward to their new livery. What can I say? It’s absolutely hideous. Extremely disappointed.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:08 am

The brief was to be "unique and recognisable". Well they sure hit that nail on the head! That's going to pop at every single airport they're serving.

I like they didn't go down the boring euro-white route and managed to keep their iconic stylised bird motif.

And this says holidays so much better than the Thomas Cook-inherited brown and grey livery. Well done, Condor!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:12 am

Awful!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:14 am

First A330 Neo just rolled out of the Sabena technics' paint shop in Toulouse, looks like a green caterpillar!

Cheers
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:20 am

Holy cow!
I mean it's not boring but why oh why???
Their current yellow and grey livery with the old logo is beautiful. And why would they start to write Condor as condor now. What overpaid marketing genius is responsible for that nonsense?
2022 is really not a good year...
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:20 am

Oh my, it is NOT a joke. It actually is on their website with an explanation. No one can say it is just plain old Euro White. Horrible !!!!!!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:22 am

WOW - I think until I see this on the actual aircraft I'll decide if I love it or not. ATM seeing that photo of all the aircraft slightly hurts my eyes. LOL
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:32 am

Don't they fly to northern Canada sometimes?
So not a place you'd be going with a beach towel or the likes!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:34 am

It’s not a joke?

Then I guess Condor is now active in the field of flying prisoners and that’s why they had to adapt their livery.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:37 am

Bit surprised they didn’t start the nose at white so that they could use the same nose cones throughout the fleet without mismatches.

I kinda like it though? If they use more pastel colors it would kinda have a mid century vibe to it. It certainly is distinct.
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:40 am

to the designers, what medicines do you need, please, just take less of them!

I haven't seen anything so nasty in a long time
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:53 am

Not a joke at all!

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https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:13 am

BobMUC wrote:
Not a joke at all!

Image
https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!

Wow they would would have been better off running a competition for children to design the new livery.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:24 am

baje427 wrote:
BobMUC wrote:
Not a joke at all!

Image
https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!

Wow they would would have been better off running a competition for children to design the new livery.


Is the ‘C’ in ‘Condor’ lowercase now too? Or are the stripes playing an optical illusion on me?

‘902
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:29 am

I like it. It's funny.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:29 am

hideous
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:32 am

Can’t say it’s boring.

I like it. It takes some getting used to but it’s eye catching and will get people talking. Some will hate it, but I’d rather something interesting than another same, same design.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:36 am

It's eyecatching for sure.

But to purists, it's ugly....
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:37 am

I love this, the only thing they could have done better is some more "pop" colours like pink, red, and orange etc as opposed to the darker beige and green colours, otherwise, thumbs up! Good Stuff Condor!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:39 am

I like it, something different and colorful.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:44 am

Are they also changing their name to Pippy Longstocking?
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:45 am

The Marmite of all airline liveries. Maybe the pink, red and orange versions will come later.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:46 am

Oh Lordy! I have looked at it for 20 minutes and am still laughing!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:55 am

Going to end up with all kinds of mismatched nose cones.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:02 pm

BobMUC wrote:
Not a joke at all!

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https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!


Nice, smart design, BUT the tail logo is way too small and displaced, and the "CONDOR"-titles are very difficult to read amid the dark, green background...
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:08 pm

Sooo, is it white with green stripes or green with white stripes?
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:13 pm

Polot wrote:
Bit surprised they didn’t start the nose at white so that they could use the same nose cones throughout the fleet without mismatches.

I kinda like it though? If they use more pastel colors it would kinda have a mid century vibe to it. It certainly is distinct.

Honestly, a mismatched nose cone will only improve on the livery. Well...any change would, honestly. It makes my eyes bleed. And it makes me wonder why I didn't go into design/marketing. If this is all the "talent" you need, then I definitely would have made it big....
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:16 pm

Polot wrote:
Bit surprised they didn’t start the nose at white so that they could use the same nose cones throughout the fleet without mismatches.



I read the news that each subfleet will get it's own color. So that would then be no problem in regards to the nose cones.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:18 pm

I love it! I wouldn't say it's an elegant livery, but it's incredibly unique and striking.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:19 pm

Look at the bright side, at least no-one is groaning and sighing about another Euro White livery
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:21 pm

fraT wrote:
Polot wrote:
Bit surprised they didn’t start the nose at white so that they could use the same nose cones throughout the fleet without mismatches.



I read the news that each subfleet will get it's own color. So that would then be no problem in regards to the nose cones.

Condor will only have two fleet types (A330 and A32X) though and 5 colors. A321s use the same nose cones as A320s and A330neos the same as A330ceos. There is no need to restrict those interchangeable parts to the sub fleet level.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:22 pm

Love it. Fresh, different and iconic.

Kind regards

HUYfan
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:23 pm

There are many that like to be reassured that the airline they are flying with is professional and well run. I can't imagine this livery gives that impression to those people. But there is also the Instagram/Facebook generation, who are going to love posing with these birds in the background of their holiday pics!
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:25 pm

BobMUC wrote:
Not a joke at all!

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https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!


I mean, its certainly going stick out no matter where it goes. It's fun, it's laughable, it's playful, I think it's perfect for a vacation-minded airline.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:33 pm

Condor: The end of the plain Euro White plane
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:37 pm

OMG speechless!!! Has a bit of a prison vibe too.
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:40 pm

For those who always complain about another all white livery
 
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Re: Condor launch new livery

Mon Apr 04, 2022 12:45 pm

aumaverick wrote:
BobMUC wrote:
Not a joke at all!

Image
https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... jEjpB8UeMA
From @FrenchPainter. Thank you for the great pictures!


I mean, its certainly going stick out no matter where it goes. It's fun, it's laughable, it's playful, I think it's perfect for a vacation-minded airline.

Well, we saw this before but Condor went one step further

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