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GBRandSYCguy
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Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:50 pm

Air Seychelles presented it's new logo at the company's Annual General Meeting in mid September. There has been a few changes at HM recently including cancellation of it's B787 dreamliners order, discontinuation of UK MOD airbridge contract to the Falklands, introducing a new CEO, eventual phase out the older B767-200s, last minute cancellation of bringing in a leased B737-800 and there is talk of possibly introducing the B777 to the fleet by 2014. There is hope that the major changes will bring the airline back profitability after 2 consecutive years of running at a loss partly due the strong competition from the Gulf carriers (EK, QR) with EY starting SEZ operations soon and the disruptions in fleet upgrading as a direct result of the delayed Dreamliners.



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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:10 pm

Must say I absolutely love it! Great livery for a great country.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:17 pm

That's dead smart. Much better than their current one.

If only all airlines could follow their example and be a bit creative. The logo on the engine does look a little like overkill but we'll see what the actual aircraft looks like when it's ready.
and with that..cabin crew, seats for landing please.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:24 pm

With the trend of disappointing new liveries being unveiled recently, I was somewhat reluctant to open this thread especially considering how colorful HM's current color scheme is.

But I'm glad I did. That's a nice, refreshing new look; I like it. Best of luck to HM and their restructuring.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:27 pm

Very nice as others have said I was wondering what dreadful livery awaited me but kudos to HM , looks very modern and bright.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:28 pm

Quoting GBRandSYCguy (Thread starter):
including cancellation of it's B787 dreamliners order

any link to the cancellation?
their website still shows a 787 presentation.

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GBRandSYCguy
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:09 pm

Ka, was on a wesite for fleet details of Airlines but not there anymore. Nonetheless, it's no secret within the company nor in the Seychelles just not been made official yet. Watch out when their first aircraft is repainted in the new livery sometimes in October as they should have a major website updating then.

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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:30 pm

Kudos to Air Seychelles! Very smart scheme, and a nice transition from the current one, which was also a nice scheme. The past 5 or 10 years have been dreadful in the new scheme arena. Think FinnAir, United, no wait! Continental. Nope thats United? I know I know, some on here say its not the scheme that makes an airline, and yes thats true in a measure. But we do like something thats pleasing to the eyes. What would you rather look at? A beautiful flower, or a plane white wall?
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:38 pm

It's so rare these days I look at (another) new livery and be floored by it's beauty, colours and creativity, 9 time so out of 10 it's ugly or at least a let down. This one looks stunning!! I just wish I lived closer to those islands.. I'd love to visit.. oh well..
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:42 pm

Love the tropical feel!
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:35 pm

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G

I absolutely love it!
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:45 pm

I've seen this livery in full HD and even had a wee hand in it, albeit only to illustrate it. It is absolutely gorgeous and I'm glad they went for it! I'll be dropping the designer an e-mail to congratulate him! I'll also see about getting clearance to release an illustration

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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:02 am

My favorite re-branding of the 2011 year, thus far.

The re-fresh is just that, a re-fresh.. nothing overly dramatic, just a modernisation with nicer, friendlier colours.. though I have to say I think the livery would look better if the light blue wave was a bit thinner.
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:10 am

Lovely!! It has been improved a lot! Much better than the exist one! It's so bright, clear, clean and light!
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:56 am

Lovely! What lovely colours. I'm glad the font hasn't changed much too, just the colours, which are far nicer than they were before.

Good move.
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:34 am

Great new look. Well done.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:38 am

Wow, a great livery and logo. I love it!

     
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:46 am

Quoting ABQopsHP (Reply 7):
Think FinnAir, United, no wait! Continental. Nope thats United?

Don't forget JAL!  

That's really nice, I love it!
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:51 am

Great Livery!

Cant wait to see it at Heathrow.
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:03 am

FANTASTIC. Such a beautiful livery. As others have said - we've seen some horrific re-brands this year (I'm looking at you FINNAIR & JAL ...but this one is awesome. Well done.

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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:12 am

Love it, but am I the only one that keeps reading "arse" in the titles? I don't really see the "I" in "air" very well!
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:18 am

Garpd... if you have a better picture please post it on here. I have worked for HM and I am partly Seychellois and I know HM is not very good with press releases. The top picture is the only one they have released & it will be until they repaint their 1st AC in time for the winter schedule, it's going to be the Paris dedicated AC that gets the new livery 1st as CDG is their core European market just like it was with their new lie flat Pearl class seats. LHR might not see the new livery until the end of the year / early next year! The livery is supposed to reflect the colourful Seychellois culture & the outstanding flora & fauna of the Seychelles.
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:23 am

Simply brilliant! Air Seychelles need to send their design team to AY, LX, and all the other carriers with failed rebrands. Can't wait to see this at SIN  
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:38 am

Adding my voice to the praise. Not often we have seen so many people happy with a livery change lately...

It's a stunning scheme. Colours are spot on and stand out just enough.

Now stop with the capital letters on Air Seychelles and it wont look like a child has written the name.

I know small letters its fashionable now but I think it looks childish and unprofessional. Cant wait for this trend to disappear.
(bp anyone, it just has to be the most failed corporate branding exercise ever done no doubt the company that did it for them has tons of evidence to show how great they are from more biased market research and focus groups...)

Anyway despite the small letters I love it. HM great work.
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:38 am

Quoting GBRandSYCguy (Reply 21):
Garpd... if you have a better picture please post it on here

I will do if given permission. As far as I am aware, the illustration was used to pitch the design to HM. So I'm waiting for a nod from the designer. He will have the final say on that.
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GBRandSYCguy
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:52 am

Fair enough but as far as I am aware the design originates from HM themselves the UK firm only had the responsibility of putting it together for them. I can see a lot of the Seychelles Tourism Board brand in this livery!
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:20 pm

Very nice colours...

On a side note, last year I visited the Seychelles and was not overly impressed. The landscape is indeed very nice but in general all people we get in contact conveyed an "autopilot" feeling in regards to treating the tourists, i.e. not very nice or proactive in making the human side of the experience nice.

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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:18 pm

Mate... this not a tourism discussion forum, so I don't see how the above post relates to HM's new livery. You might be one person per thousands with a bad experience. I go to Madrid twice a year every year & the 1st time I thought the locals were not very friendly but I still went back a 2nd time & they exceeded my expectations so that's why I keep going back now. We are all human beings with moods, feelings & passions but not everybody gets the best of us!
 
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RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:25 am

This absolutely is a rare case of an already great livery being replaced by an even greater livery!!! Congratulations to Air Seychelles for creating this stunning new livery.

I am certain this livery looks fabulous on just about any aircraft type!

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