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Airline Songs

Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:20 pm

In a forum about BWIA being closed, someone refers a youtube video containing the airline's song!

Do any other airlines have their own songs?

EUjet used to have one ("Just hop on an EUjet.com if you want to get away...")
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:57 pm

Here is the really awful (cheesy, totally dumb lyrics) song of Air Berlin:

http://www.airberlin.com/site/images/Air_Berlin.mp3
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RE: Airline Songs

Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:30 pm

ASIANA DOES. IF YOU GO TO THEIR WEBSITE YOU CAN FIND IT.
www.flyasiana.com
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:05 am

Lufthansa has just released it's new corporate song "Symphony of Angels". All employees must listen to it while at work (new directive from the CEO). The song will be repeated continously on all aircraft while inflight.  Wink

http://www.lufthansa.com/cdautils/mediapool/media_391771.mp3
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:29 am

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:45 am

The link post about LH's Symphony of Angels is only a 7 second recording saying "Lufthansa there's no better way to fly, du du du du". That's not a song.  Confused
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:52 am

Quoting 9MMAR (Reply 5):
The link post about LH's Symphony of Angels is only a 7 second recording saying "Lufthansa there's no better way to fly, du du du du". That's not a song.

Sorry about that. Here is a working link: http://www.lufthansa.com/online/port...nav/notaxonomy?l=en&nodeid=1801658
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:58 am

When you have to call Air Berlin operations and your call is put on hold, just hope that someone is available very soon. That's the song you will have to listen to all the time you wait...
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:05 am

After listening to Air Berlin's, Lufthansa's and US' songs (I couldn't find Asiana's song) I like this thread VERY MUCH. Very musical. Makes me  spin 
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:24 am

Who remembers the British Caledonian song back in 1983 set to the tune of The Beach Boys' "California Girls' ?

I've flown with U.S. Airlines
And the girls are really nice!
And those beautiful Far Eastern girls
Do splendid things with rice!
German girls are so correct
And the planes are never late!
But there's only one girl we want to see
When we reach the departure gate .......
I wish they all could be Caledonian
I wish they all could be Caledonian
I wish they all could be Caledonian gir-r-ls!



British Caledonian — we never forget you have a choice!


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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:25 am

My Favorite: UAL's use of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue". Haven't flown in UAL for quite some time now. Does it still use it?
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:33 am

The other day on BBC Radio 2 they played The Flower Duet from Delibes' opera Lackme. It was introduced by the programme compare as 'British Airway's tune'.

It was used in that advert where a large number of people in a desert formed patterns - like a big pair of smiling red lips - and finished when they formed an image of the earth from space. It was all shot from the air.

Now that commercial must have been screened around 15 years ago. So as it is still being described today as 'BA's tune' I guess it must rank - along with the use of Air on a G String for the Hamlet cigar TV adverts - as one of the most memorable advertising tunes to appear on British TV.
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:11 am

Quoting ARGIEPILOT (Reply 10):
My Favorite: UAL's use of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue". Haven't flown in UAL for quite some time now. Does it still use it?

There was a new series of UA commercials released a couple years ago which used "Rhapsody in Blue".

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:13 am

Quoting ARGIEPILOT (Reply 10):
My Favorite: UAL's use of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue". Haven't flown in UAL for quite some time now. Does it still use it?

Yes they do. To me, it's not UA if it's not "Rhapsody". Still hum it every time I walk through ORD and SFO...
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:46 am

Quoting RayPettit (Reply 9):
Who remembers the British Caledonian song back in 1983 set to the tune of The Beach Boys' "California Girls' ?

http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials...cials_a-c/britishcaledonian1983.rm

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:31 am

America West's old theme - Get On Board

http://www.turnnevadablue.com/new/hptheme.mp3
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:39 am

ATA had a Go Easy Go ATA song/theme for awhile. They played it during boarding. That was back in '02-'03.
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:51 am

Air New Zealand uses "The Exponents - Why Does Love Do This To Me" on its ads...they're quite funny ads also.  Smile
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:59 am

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1):
Here is the really awful (cheesy, totally dumb lyrics) song of Air Berlin:

http://www.airberlin.com/site/images/Air_Berlin.mp3

OMG, this one gets the cheesiness price of the year hands on! Anyone for a translation?
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:27 am

Quoting VV701 (Reply 11):
The other day on BBC Radio 2 they played The Flower Duet from Delibes' opera Lackme. It was introduced by the programme compare as 'British Airway's tune'.



Quoting Btriple7 (Reply 14):
Quoting RayPettit (Reply 9):
Who remembers the British Caledonian song back in 1983 set to the tune of The Beach Boys' "California Girls' ?

http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials...83.rm

Thank you Btriple7. The BA ad was called Global Face and was screened in 1989. Here it is:
http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials...-c/britishairwaysglobalface1989.rm
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:39 am

Any one know where you could find the Delta song from the mid 80's. Maybe someone from DL knows?
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:50 am

Quoting Btriple7 (Reply 14):
Quoting RayPettit (Reply 9):
Who remembers the British Caledonian song back in 1983 set to the tune of The Beach Boys' "California Girls' ?

http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials...83.rm

Just listened to the link. Brought back happy memories and put a smile on my face. They don't make them like they used to !!

Excellent

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:51 am

Quoting Amwest2United (Reply 20):
Any one know where you could find the Delta song from the mid 80's. Maybe someone from DL knows?

Plenty of old and new commercials here.
http://www.aviationpast.com/


Try these old Pan-Am Ads

http://www.panamair.org/multimedia/Track%2005.mp3

http://www.panamair.org/multimedia/Track%2015.mp3

http://www.panamair.org/multimedia/Track%2002.mp3
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:04 am

I LOVE the Qantas song "I still call Australia home." Although I would have to disagree... theres always new Zealand Big grin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX5UR2leYHA

Even though I am a kiwi I still love that song!

New Zealand has some great ads!!! way better then american ads in my opinion... since I mostly watch american ads its nice when I get to watching Kiwi ones!
~Cheers-
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:48 am

Quoting Dtw9 (Reply 22):
Plenty of old and new commercials here.
http://www.aviationpast.com/

Hi All

Just checked the link out. Excellent!!

Everyone, check out the Frontier ad's. They had me in stitches.

Cheers

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:13 am

Quoting A340600MAN (Reply 24):
check out the Frontier ad's

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:13 am

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1):
Here is the really awful (cheesy, totally dumb lyrics) song of Air Berlin:

http://www.airberlin.com/site/images...n.mp3

I feel like I'm in Berlin already!  Big grin
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Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:27 am

 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:32 am

Quoting 9MMAR (Reply 5):
The link post about LH's Symphony of Angels is only a 7 second recording saying "Lufthansa there's no better way to fly, du du du du". That's not a song.

This song almost made me fall asleep as it kept on repeating over and over

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1):
Here is the really awful (cheesy, totally dumb lyrics) song of Air Berlin:

http://www.airberlin.com/site/images...n.mp3

oh my god, I hope I don't get this song on their phone system
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:34 am

I don't know if KLM have a song but I remember them playin "I wanna go home" Michael Buble and it made me soo sad that I have decide to go back home to africa for a visit since I haven't been there for 13 years.
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:50 am

United does a fantastic job mixing a good theme song with visually appealling commercials:





They're classy.

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:21 pm

Here you have what used to be AR's song in the 1980s:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ymo0Qm2cPQ

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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:44 pm

Quoting Alaskaqantas (Reply 23):
I LOVE the Qantas song "I still call Australia home." Although I would have to disagree... theres always new Zealand

Yeah thats a good ad
NZ used to have one that was quite similar in many ways.... Po Karekare Ana.
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:35 pm

I have been looking for american airlines new theme song but i can't seem to find it. Does anyone know the name of the song????
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:20 pm

This is from Aerolineas Argentinas, probably 1988/89.



Something like this( not the best translation!):

Higher, much higher,
to the clouds, where only the Condor can reach.

Aerolineas Argentinas
higher, much higher, always higher,
where only the Condor can reach.


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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:26 pm

Here is a video of Cathay Pacific's song, I Can Fly.


 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:01 pm

Quoting KE086 (Reply 2):
ASIANA DOES. IF YOU GO TO THEIR WEBSITE YOU CAN FIND IT.
www.flyasiana.com

For some reasons I can't find the song....  ashamed 

Did anyone locate it? Cheers~
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:15 pm

 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:16 pm

Quoting COERJ145 (Reply 16):
ATA had a Go Easy Go ATA song/theme for awhile. They played it during boarding. That was back in '02-'03

I loved that song. They used to play it as part of the ATA radio commercials back in 2003-2004. Living in the bay area, the commercials used to play in the morning on KOIT. I would go into working singing the song and all my friends used to kid me about the fact that I couldn't stop sining that little jingle.
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:30 pm

Anyone have the old Lufthansa theme?? the one based on Up where we belong??

Also i can't find the asiana one...


and last but not leaast .. who sings the I can fy one in the Cathay ad
?
Thanks

One more to add to your list
Air New Zealand used to have
Crowded House - Hey Now, Hey Now

[Edited 2006-09-05 10:53:26]
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:07 pm

Quoting Yabeweb (Reply 39):
One more to add to your list
Air New Zealand used to have
Crowded House - Hey Now, Hey Now

The song is "Don't Dream its Over"
and it was a Tourism New Zealand ad, not Air NZ... but yeah its a good ad, and is still in use in many countries...it is called "100% Pure NZ".  Smile
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:10 pm

Also

Lakme. Flower Duet - British Airways
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:19 pm

Quoting Yabeweb (Reply 39):
Anyone have the old Lufthansa theme?? the one based on Up where we belong??

It is not only based upon, it is the original song of Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes.
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:33 pm

I really like LH's new Symphony of AngelsBig grin IIRC, I believe they used a piano rendition of Up Where We Belong for quite a bit. That tune definitely does bring back memories...

AFAIK, there were at least 3 songs that PR used. There was Love At 30,000 Feet by Filipino singer Jose Mari Chan, Shining Through which was used in the 80s, and Asia's Sunniest from the 90s. Love At 30,000 Feet and Asia's Sunniest can still be heard during boarding and deplaning and until recently Asia's Sunniest, was used in PR's reservation line (haven't checked in quite a while though but I believe they removed it).

Shining Through went something like (going from one of their 80s ads)...

Warm as the sun in our skies
Real as the smiles that welcome you
At last its true
The beauty of the Philippines is shining through
Philippine Airlines shining through


DL also has the soundtrack oftheir European Sanctuary commercials avaliable for download in Delta-Sanctuary.com (Surely beats when they had the Good Goes Around song in iTunes. )


Quoting KE086 (Reply 2):
ASIANA DOES. IF YOU GO TO THEIR WEBSITE YOU CAN FIND IT.

Can you give us a more direct link, KE086? Unfortunately I'm not that proficient with Hangul. Does anyone know if it's the one used in their Video Profile as well as a few of their ads?

I'm also curious if anyone know's KE's theme? I've heard it in a couple of KE ads as well as the full version during boarding and deplaning. Going from one of their commercials, the English translation to a portion of the song included:

Fill the sky with love
Fill the faces with smile
Between you and the sky, Korean Air




EDIT: just noticed DeltaRules already posted a link to the US song

[Edited 2006-09-05 11:48:59]
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:41 pm

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 42):
It is not only based upon, it is the original song of Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes.

Well not really.. i mean .. i think it was an instrumental jingle based on it.. it wassn0't singed or anythin..

YEah the song was Up Where we belong but it was kinda of a midi .. i can t recall ..

also the first few seconds were custom made and not from the song... i just wish i could remember where i saved it..  Sad i have been looking for it for ages
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:12 pm

Delta also used the Adiemus song ....
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:38 am

well, 1-2-GO is also offering their smash-hit:


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http://www.fly12go.com/en/about_us/song.shtml

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RE: Airline Songs

Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:42 am

Quoting Kl692 (Reply 29):
I don't know if KLM have a song but I remember them playin "I wanna go home" Michael Buble and it made me soo sad that I have decide to go back home to africa for a visit since I haven't been there for 13 years.

They did???  Wow! Oh my gosh, Michael Buble's Home is my official song whenever I fly, especially when I am going to return to KUL. I will listen to it over and over and over again the night before the journey, just to get into the 'obviously' right mood.  spin 
 
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RE: Airline Songs

Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:36 am

I'm glad I saw this thread.... I have a small (rather silly) request.... I need the help about Continental's older song... well, it's not really a song, is more the tune that goes with the safety video demonstration... You see, in the Bethune CEO era, CO would have this tune that went along their safety video demonstration, and I would LOVE it... I don't know why, but everytime I would be in my seat, waiting for the F/As to finish cabin preparation in order to depart, I would feel very happy to hear to finally hear the song.... Since I flew so much with CO during those years (still do), when the new video with Larry Keller appeared, they changed the tune too.... I tell you, I was very disappointed by the change, I actually was like OH NO, them ruined the demonstration video!!!

To this day I still don't know why did they change the tune, when it was just perfect for what it was.... Anyways, does someone know why they change the tune and if there's a way I could find the old tune somewhere?

Thanks for helping me in this silly request...
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RE: Airline Songs

Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:18 am

AC had Celine Dion singing that awful song "You and I were meant to fly.."

(Great. Now I have it in my head. grrrr!!!!)

Quoting VV701 (Reply 11):
The other day on BBC Radio 2 they played The Flower Duet from Delibes' opera Lackme. It was introduced by the programme compare as 'British Airway's tune'.

a.k.a. the song from Diva (great movie)

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