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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:07 am

I really hope they are successful!!!
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:13 am

Quoting a318 (Reply 37):

Eastern!!!
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:25 am

always an interesting debate.. one side "I've seen one of every model in the fleet with that scheme so it's obsolete", another "it isn't exactly what it used to be , so it's wrong or ugly" , vs "not bad". Why the Eastern name?.. well somebody owns it and isn't making any money when it's idle.

Personally it's OK, and if they are successful in 3 years there will be an upgrade away from this. But for now name recognition with a close facsimile scheme will probably be a better launch than a whole new design.
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:07 am

Are ALL aircraft going to have the 737 on the tail...or just this one?
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:12 am

Quoting WinterLight (Thread starter):
Not sure about the blue engines!

The engines look worse side on - not as bad when looking at the angled front on pic.

I think white engines with some stripes with the same two blue colours on the plane (kind of like the MH A380 engines) would look great!

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:24 am

Hope this Eastern survives. A logo and livery like that deserves a good airline.

Now just bring me a big orange Braniff 747.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:28 am

I am thrilled beyond words to see this revival of Eastern finally make it to the paint and rollout stage. There was a lot of naysaying early on, but this is really becoming reality, and with Eastern being one of my favorite airlines of yesteryear, seeing it back again, in a form so close to the original colors, it's truly incredible.

The blue engines may perhaps be a way of distinguishing the airline from the original just barely enough to be noticed by the layperson. As for the shade of light and navy blue, it does seem slightly different from the original, the dark blue seems slightly metallic and deeper blue than the original, with the original dark blue having just a hint more green to it. The light blue also was greener in the old days, just by a bit, and slightly darker. 23 years after the original, I imagine matching the original colors would certainly be a bit of a challenge, but I do like the metallic look of the new navy blue. Still not feeling the blue engines, but I'll adjust.  
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:54 am

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 58):
Still not feeling the blue engines, but I'll adjust.

It's a subtle indicator that it has been more than 20 years since the original EAL went out of business, sort of like the slightly modified uniform insignia in Star Trek, which were sometimes used in scenes set in an alternate reality ...  

And let's be honest: the old Eastern was not exactly known for stellar service. The new Eastern is supposed to be better than the original in terms of service, and it's justifiable to give the public some subtle cues that the new incarnation of Eastern will not just be a carbon copy of the original.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:58 am

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 58):
The blue engines may perhaps be a way of distinguishing the airline from the original just barely enough to be noticed by the layperson.
Quoting PHX Flyer (Reply 59):
It's a subtle indicator that it has been more than 20 years since the original EAL went out of business, sort of like the slightly modified uniform insignia in Star Trek, which were sometimes used in scenes set in an alternate reality ...

The layperson probably doesn't even remember Eastern or the particulars of their livery, especially anyone less than 30 years old.
 
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:00 am

One other point: I'm glad that they went with the white base, instead of the buffed metal that the first Eastern used during their last ten years. I always though the colors got lost on the bare metal scheme.
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:03 am

Quoting N62NA (Reply 61):
One other point: I'm glad that they went with the white base, instead of the buffed metal that the first Eastern used during their last ten years. I always though the colors got lost on the bare metal scheme.

You can't go with buff metal anymore. The fuselages have too much composites in them.

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Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:07 am

Question...are not US airlines allowed to place the flag on their fuselage only after they've been designated a flag carrier?
 
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:12 am

Quoting n7371f (Reply 63):

Question...are not US airlines allowed to place the flag on their fuselage only after they've been designated a flag carrier?

No. It is required by international law to display the flag on the fuselage, when you operate the aircraft abroad (which Eastern will certainly do as a charter).
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:19 am

Quoting n7371f (Reply 63):
Question...are not US airlines allowed to place the flag on their fuselage only after they've been designated a flag carrier?

If an airline holds a valid US air certificate it is a flag carrier.
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:32 am

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 8):
but I really don't get what's the thing with reviving yesteryears airlines.

probably it´s all about memories and "the good old days". Many of us had their first flights with airlines that are long gone, such as TWA, Pan Am, Eastern and and and. Service standards where much higher than on most airlines today and air travel was something really special.

Imagine the new Eastern comes up with a real low-cost concept....

I bet nobody will miss Ryanair e.g. for the same reasons than the mentioned airlines above.
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:03 pm

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 8):
Feels like some old people living in the past with a very unhealthy attitude towards the present and the future got their hands on way too much cash.

especially since Eastern has been gone for like over twenty years and was not loved before its demise. Outside of AVGeekland if the succeed or fail will be as others mentioned based on price. perhaps they can go for a retro sixteis cool factor but who knows.

I hope they serve butter (Back in the sixties when I was six or seven my first flights were on Eastern and I was amazed at how their logo was in a pat of butter. I mean really amazed!)
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:22 pm

Quoting N62NA (Reply 61):

One other point: I'm glad that they went with the white base, instead of the buffed metal that the first Eastern used during their last ten years. I always though the colors got lost on the bare metal scheme.

I agree--looks so much better so glad they made that choice! When the old EAL went to bare metal it became obvious it was a sad cost cutting move--never looked polished bright like AA.

Quoting hmmmm... (Reply 62):
You can't go with buff metal anymore. The fuselages have too much composites in them.

Even a 737?

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 8):
Feels like some old people living in the past with a very unhealthy attitude towards the present

Have you flown in the present much?
 
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:35 pm

Quoting Global2 (Reply 68):
Have you flown in the present much?

You can't get the past back. The present and future are much more exciting than dwelling in the 'good old days'. Anyone who can't see that is clearly unfit to lead a company with many millions of capital. If you have no vision for the future, you can't lead.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:23 pm

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 67):

I disagree. Trying to bring back the past is not pathetic at all, it can also help the cause. Bringing back a well known but defunct brand is all about recognition, not just about the past. It is cheaper and easier to use a former brand than to come up with one and try to build up from there. This could be what this new Eastern is doing. Reviving a brand wont necessarily end up in failure, it depends on how you manage the company and treat its employees.
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:35 pm

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 68):
Bringing back a well known but defunct brand is all about recognition

All very well, and maybe I would agree with you if it were a serious try to bring Pan Am back; but Eastern was never a popular brand in the first place. As others have pointed out, it was a very disliked brand overall. Sure there are some people who have very fond memories of Eastern, but brand monitor numbers will likely tell another tale.
 
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:01 pm

With the likelihood being to fail (whether you want it to or not doesn't matter.. just stating odds based on a new US startup)... It is in poor taste to take a carriers name and drag it through the mud yet another time... Pan Am, Eastern, National, etc... just let the former be the former, let their legacy and nostalgia not get confused or tarnished by upstart #1,209,485...

As to my personal opinion, last thing we need is yet another new entrant in the US, another fly by night operator (Skybus esque to only tighten margins) in a time when the majors are finally starting to get a grip with what was a horrible prior decade.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:40 pm

Quoting ThePinnacleKid (Reply 70):

The odds of it failing depend on how the startup is being run financially. Previous startups that have failed because of inefficient funds, bad management or simple choosing wrong markets. Although this new Eastern is a startup does not mean it will fail, as far as I know the people behind this did their homework. They have a lot investors.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:53 pm

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 69):
but Eastern was never a popular brand in the first place.
Quoting ThePinnacleKid (Reply 70):
take a carriers name and drag it through the mud yet another time... Pan Am, Eastern, National, etc...

good points, both. My take..

There is a saying, I think I have it right. "Time heals all wounds" The Eastern brand will/should/could tap into nostalgia. Now, if they perform like Eastern of old, that's one thing. But if they can present a brand sort of like VX but not young and hip but reminiscent and youthful, I think they will have a good brand.

Pan Am is always going to be a difficult brand to revive because that brand is associate with worldwide travel. If you want to bring back Pan Am, you'll need very deep pockets and international routes and big aircraft.

Eastern, OTOH, was and still could be, about north-south traffic on the U.S. east coast. Then connections to leisure in the Caribbean, LatAm. Eastern starting with tour operators and charter is a good way to get an operation going. Transition to a scheduled operator will be the BIG hurdle.

I wish the the best of luck. I can see opportunity for them.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:53 pm

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 71):
The odds of it failing depend on how the startup is being run financially. Previous startups that have failed because of inefficient funds, bad management or simple choosing wrong markets. Although this new Eastern is a startup does not mean it will fail, as far as I know the people behind this did their homework. They have a lot investors.

They've also chosen to go into MIA in a saturated market.. with legacy competition (AA), close lcc competition (NK, WN, B6).. oh.. and lets not forget a plethora of charter carriers... MiamiAir comes to mind. This EA also has jumped into the frying pan and went all in with MRJ order AND 738?! Two aircraft types on the launch?! In the interest of self preservation I won't hold my breath on Eastern making it.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:34 pm

As of today N276EA is now an active registration according to
http://rzjets.net/aircraft/?reg=396440 !!!!

"Painted in Shannon Nov 4th 2014 still with 5Y-KYB as registration"

http://rzjets.net/operators/?show=9254

"Eastern Airlines 2009

In 2009, a professional group of airline managers acquired the intellectual property of Eastern Air Lines to develop a new business plan and financing plan to re-launch the airline, from a base at Miami International Airport. In September 2014 Eastern Air Lines signed purchase agreement with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. to acquire 20 new, plus 20 options, of 70-90 seat MRJ90 regional jet airliners the company is developing. Prototype of MRJ90 has rolled out on October 18th 2014."

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:38 pm

Quoting ThePinnacleKid (Reply 73):

And...A start-up can still be successful in a saturated market like MIA, if they play their cards right and have enough resources to make their operation work. And by the way, they will Launch with 738s, the MRJs come in 2019, still a ways off. Yes there is Miami Air, but Eastern will provide competition and hopefully will compete with AA in the Caribbean. I trust this start up because they are doing it step by step and not straight on like the previous ones have.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:39 pm

This would have been even better and more 'classic' IMO:

http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/photos/big/00007564.jpg

I prefer the earlier Eastern blue-green over dark blue cheat line as opposed to the later medium blue over dark blue cheat line. Also, the the stripes on the winglets really add to it..... and I prefer the engines gray and no "737" on the tail as depicted above.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:51 pm

Quoting tjwgrr (Reply 76):

Well done (as always) and I do like it. But, I still like the light blue engine nacelle scheme. I think the winglet stripes are a wonderful touch.
 
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Wed Nov 05, 2014 6:55 pm

Quoting tjwgrr (Reply 76):
I prefer the earlier Eastern blue-green over dark blue cheat line as opposed to the later medium blue over dark blue cheat line.

The cheat line colors never changed; just the size, and whether or not they wrapped downward at the nose of the aircraft. At first they were thick and went through the windows, and later versions were thin and ran just beneath them. But the colors have always been the same; Caribbean Blue over Ionosphere Blue.

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:39 pm

Quoting hmmmm... (Reply 60):
You can't go with buff metal anymore. The fuselages have too much composites in them.

AA has been doing it on their 738s for years.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:51 pm

Quoting WALmsp (Reply 8):
I'm sure there are a number of passengers who want to fly on it purely for nostalgia sake

Count me as one of those. All my flights as a young child were on Eastern and to me, the thrill of air travel and Eastern Airlines were one and the same.
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Thu Nov 06, 2014 2:39 am

Quoting ThePinnacleKid (Reply 70):
As to my personal opinion, last thing we need is yet another new entrant in the US, another fly by night operator (Skybus esque to only tighten margins) in a time when the majors are finally starting to get a grip with what was a horrible prior decade.

You know what I'm reminded of? Back in the days before Jetblue started, when many were saying very similar things about how ludicrous and foolish this new airline was to start up in New York, despite their methodical and well-funded approach to starting a new airline. And yet, here we are, with B6 one of the nations' most successful carriers. This new EA feels a heck of a lot like JetBlue in how they are approaching their launch, with a slow, but well-funded buildup to operational status. I must strongly disagree that a new entrant into the industry would be a bad thing, especially if the success of this operation could lead to jobs, and just that little bit more excitement for us enthusiasts as well, having seen some big names in the industry disappear en-masse in recent years.

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 67):
Trying to bring back the past is not a vision, it's pathetic.

What a pity to have such a point of view. I'm sure the airlines that have brought us retrojets and homages to their legacy were pathetic for doing so as well. Legacy, history, nostalgia is part of the human experience, where we come from and what made us happy or brought us progress in the past, even if mistakes were made or challenges faced that brought that period to an end, still can be remembered for their positive attributes...and those positive attributes brought back or honored respectfully in our modern era. Whether you think it makes business sense or not, at the very least, this is a respectful homage to the original, one that does not cheapen the brand up to this point, and may even breathe new life into what was once an iconic symbol in aviation, before Eastern's troubles tarnished the brand. Give the airline a chance. It's certainly appearing to have a better organization than PEX.
 
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Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:22 am

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 81):
What a pity to have such a point of view. I'm sure the airlines that have brought us retrojets and homages to their legacy were pathetic for doing so as well.

Stop right there. I didn't say anything about paying homage, I complained about them trying to reconstruct the past 1:1. This Eastern is not a retrojet, it's their business model. All they do revolves around the past. The same name, same hub, even same management. This is bad, very bad. I wouldn't invest a dime with them.

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 81):
Legacy, history, nostalgia is part of the human experience, where we come from and what made us happy or brought us progress in the past

The past is okay, but it doesn't interest me in the sense that I try to stick with it, and I recommend other people do the same.

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 81):
Give the airline a chance.

No. But it will hardly matter if I don't. The odds are 100:1 anyway.
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:42 am

Quoting AviationAware (Reply 82):
No. But it will hardly matter if I don't. The odds are 100:1 anyway.

May I ask under what circumstances you would give the airline a chance?
 
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Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:56 am

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 83):
May I ask under what circumstances you would give the airline a chance?

If it had something unique maybe I would, but unfortunately this is just the 10000000th edition of the same old business plan, only with a retro shell. Nobody needs that.
 
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 2:10 pm

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 81):
You know what I'm reminded of? Back in the days before Jetblue started, when many were saying very similar things about how ludicrous and foolish this new airline was to start up in New York, despite their methodical and well-funded approach to starting a new airline. And yet, here we are, with B6 one of the nations' most successful carriers. This new EA feels a heck of a lot like JetBlue in how they are approaching their launch, with a slow, but well-funded buildup to operational status. I must strongly disagree that a new entrant into the industry would be a bad thing, especially if the success of this operation could lead to jobs, and just that little bit more excitement for us enthusiasts as well, having seen some big names in the industry disappear en-masse in recent years.

You might want to consider that B6 was in a vastly different startup environment. They had the slight advantage that post 9/11 the 6 majors (at the time) were reeling from the WTC attacks. Bookings plummeted and the majors went in pure survival mode. Much different than they had been operating prior to 9/11 in an era that was full of profits. B6 with lots of capital and cheap agreements for lease/mx costs was able to jump into the frying pan with little resistance as the majors fought to stop the hemorrhage of cash.

Unlike what Eastern (v. 2.0) faces... AA is recording profits, DL profits, UA profits, B6 profits, NK profits, etc... the majors are back to a semi-stable platform where they can and should defend their markets and yields the best they can. They've all been paying down their massive debt structures and are becoming more lean yet again. I suspect you'll see them more like AA vs. Legend as oppose to Majors vs. B6 in this new round.
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 2:48 pm

Quoting F9Animal (Reply 9):
I think it makes it easier to brand from what it was. Creating a new brand is difficult, and very expensive. If anything, Eastern is a great name for an airline, and easily recognized for some of us older fogies! LOL!

I'm not sure that creating a new brand is more expensive than counteracting all of the negative baggage that comes with resurrecting a failed brand. I'd contend it's more of a negative than a positive out of the gate, and any new airline already has some proving to do.

I find the 737 tails odd. Hyping a model type as if it were an all new aircraft model=odd.
 
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:24 pm

I know EA will start focusing on charter flights an ACMI if I remember correctly but does anyone know the initial routes EA will start with this 738?

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:27 pm

Looks fantastic!!! Do hope the new Eastern can stand the test of time and competition from other carriers.
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:01 pm

Love that second rendering w/o "737" and blue nacelles. Also, has anyone else seen that they are requiring the FA's to have both English and Spanish!?!?
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:36 pm

I like it but that HUGE 737 call-out on the tail is pretty dumb.
 
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:40 pm

Are there any pictures of the cabin?

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:55 pm

Quoting EaglePower83 (Reply 90):

If you think it's "dumb" than you clearly don't understand or haven't learned anything about the history and tradition of Eastern Air Lines
 
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:41 pm

Quoting allegiantflyer (Reply 92):

If you think it's "dumb" than you clearly don't understand or haven't learned anything about the history and tradition of Eastern Air Lines

Sorry, don't care.
It looks tacky.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:57 pm

Quoting EaglePower83 (Reply 90):
I like it but that HUGE 737 call-out on the tail is pretty dumb.

This is why they have "737" painted on the tail:



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Sat Nov 15, 2014 6:14 pm

Quoting allegiantflyer (Reply 92):
If you think it's "dumb" than you clearly don't understand or haven't learned anything about the history and tradition of Eastern Air Lines

Other than 737 roll-out, the 757 is the only Eastern airliner to have the plane type ID on tail.

True, most aviation enthusiasts will recognize a 737, but it is a nice stand-out design feature for Eastern.
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:10 pm

Quoting N62NA (Reply 94):
This is why they have "737" painted on the tail:

Yes, but that was because they were the launch customer for the 757. There probably was some contractual back-and-forth between EA and Boeing about that logo on the tail, since it benefited EA to market being the launch customer and it benefited Boeing to get the marketing. At that time, EA's brand was well-known as a major carrier.

In this case, it doesn't make any sense. EA isn't the launch customer for the 737 and as a start-up airline, their goal should be to build recognition for their brand, not for the Boeing 737. There are adults (admittedly young ones) walking around who can't remember when EA was an airline and so their brand recognition is pretty faded.

For those of us aviation nerds over the age of ~30, their brand is instantly recognizable. But for a young adult who isn't into aviation, this is something they've never seen before.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Sat Nov 15, 2014 8:14 pm

Coming to think of it, the metallic livery would have been much nicer compared to this white one but probably more expensive.

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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:23 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 96):
n this case, it doesn't make any sense. EA isn't the launch customer for the 737

Depends on how you look at it as to whether it will make sense or not. If you look at it in a way to justify it not making sense, then it won't make sense. If you look at it in a way to justify it making sense, then it will make sense.  
Quoting A388 (Reply 97):
Coming to think of it, the metallic livery would have been much nicer compared to this white one but probably more expensive.

I was never a fan of the metallic EA livery. It just didn't work with the color scheme, while metallic did work with the AA color scheme. But, this is purely subjective.
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RE: New Eastern 737-800 Roll Out

Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:27 pm

Are they strictly a charter carrier? Will they have scheduled services eventually? If so, where will they fly? US, Caribbean? Thanks!

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