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Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:11 pm

Here are some.

Emirates - pioneered the trend in current era
Etihad - on new livery
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Biman - country name only
PIA - country name only
Sri Lankan - so far only on A333 as visit Sri Lanka promo
Turkish - the only one on a grey belly
Air Berlin
Transavia - on new livery
Aer Lingus
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:54 pm

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Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:07 pm

Delta has a few planes with D E L T A on the belly.
 
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:09 pm

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Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:25 pm

Azul have a Brazilian flag on the belly of their A330s
 
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:44 pm

There is also Air Serbia, both on its Airbus and Atr-72 aircraft.
 
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:23 pm

how hard is it for painters to paint a belly logo on?
 
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:43 pm

Quoting 777way (Thread starter):

You've missed the one which started the trend, I believe.



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Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:05 pm

Quoting SpaceshipDC10 (Reply 8):

I was about to say I'm sure JQ kicked off this trend not EK. The EK titles rolled out with the introduction of the A380 fleet in 2008.

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Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:37 pm

Estonian Air has followed the trend as well...


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Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:23 pm

Quoting EK413 (Reply 9):

No EK came out on 777, originally KLM used to have logo on belly back when it started as an airline.
 
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Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:29 pm

Quoting infiniti329 (Reply 7):

Great question. Haven't found anything on YouTube after a search. Do they have guys on their back hand painting it?
 
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Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:41 am

I sent an email to Fern Fernadez . VP of global Marketimg for AA about possibly placing the "Flight Symbol" on the belly of AA planes . He replied that it's somethig that they might consider and a great idea . But we shall see ..
 
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Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:36 am

I think BAs crest would look classy under the wingbox.
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Sun Feb 15, 2015 3:11 am

It would be nice too see the new AA eagle on the belly or even better a AA.com but they have done away with that marketing logo  
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 3:36 am

Painting the logo or airline name on the bottom of the plane is something I've always thought was popular for airlines who are based at an airport which has a significant housing area within a close radius. The height at which the planes fly over my house (2000-3000ft) is too high to make out enough of the writing to make it beneficial.

Unfortunately, the housing in the close proximity to airports (where the planes are only several hundred feet above the ground) are generally very low-income areas where many people would not have the disposable income to travel by air. Generally, people who have the financial ability to do so don't live in areas where the planes are low enough to see any info on the belly. I certainly would get tired of the noise after hearing it day in, day out.

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:49 am

Quoting infiniti329 (Reply 7):

how hard is it for painters to paint a belly logo on?


It takes an extra day since the airplane has to be painted on jacks with the landing gear retracted. It is quite a pain to do. A 3 color standard livery usually takes 4 or 5 days.

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:37 am

Don't know about the extra day part. That would depend if the gear doors were part of the job, but generally there is a pit the painters step into so they have room to paint the logo etc.
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:22 am

Erstwhile Kingfisher used to have their logo (rather name) on their a/c belly

The A345 they never took..

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:33 am

Another one I've seen is Fiji Airways. I don't have a decent photo of it, but I've seen it while it was making landfall on approach to LAX.

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:38 am

Arkia Israel Airlines has it on the belly of their ATR72's (except 4X-AVT which doesn't wear the airline's livery), and the two 757-300. The two passenger Embraers doesn't wear it, but I am not sure if the Embraer Phenom which is employed as a corporate jet wear it as part of its regular corporate livery.
It is worth mentioning that before Arkia retired their DHC-7's, some of them had the current livery which included a belly logo in Hebrew and English.

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Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:06 am

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:43 am

Quoting 777way (Thread starter):
Aer Lingus

This was only for the Dublin Flight Fest in 2013, over 30 aircraft from around the world performed a flyby over Dublin city centre and to mark the occasion Aer Lingus applied a belly logo to the two aircraft involved so they could be easily identified by the crowds below.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2862/9765332955_3df33d3b5c_c.jpgAer Lingus Airbus A330-202 by NP1X, on Flickr

The logo has since been removed.
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:08 am

Quoting SpaceshipDC10 (Reply 8):

Emirates started the trend, I remeber them doing it in the early 2000s
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:03 pm

Quoting RJ321 (Reply 25):
Emirates started the trend, I remeber them doing it in the early 2000s

I could be wrong, but I thought EK only started doing the belly titles in mid-2005 to coincide with the introduction of the 77W?

JQ started doing the belly titles a year earlier with the introduction of the silver-based livery (having initially used the same titles/tail but on a white base).
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:23 pm

Quoting shamrock350 (Reply 24):

Aw pity they removed it. It looked great.

And FR for the same airshow...U NEVER BEAT D IRISH   

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:34 pm

I have written to Swiss many times to ask them to add belly logos. The Swiss flag on the bottom of an otherwise incredibly dull livery would look amazingly nice. Of course, no response....they keep on with the typical Euro White planes....
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:29 pm

VASP used to paint it's aircraft's bellies back in the 1970s.
Here's a video of an add that clearly shows it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JixKSoiB77g

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:38 pm

Quoting 777way (Reply 11):
originally KLM used to have logo on belly back when it started as an airline.
http://www.dutch-aviation.nl/pictures/Fokker/Civil/Fokker%20F18%20tekening%20onderzijde.jpg
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:18 pm

Low priced housing I shall be sure to let Her Majesty know that both Windsor and Buckingham are low priced housing?

I would love to see the average value of houses on the flight path over London and Windsor.

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:37 pm

Is there any empirical evidence that shows belly logos help brand/market the airline?
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:27 pm

The new Eurowings livery also has the company logo on the belly:



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Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:40 pm

Quoting vegas005 (Reply 28):
I have written to Swiss many times to ask them to add belly logos. The Swiss flag on the bottom of an otherwise incredibly dull livery would look amazingly nice. Of course, no response....they keep on with the typical Euro White planes....

I fail to see the point of any aircraft identification on the lower fuselage. Anyone living close enough to an airport to see a name/logo is so used to aircraft they never even look up when one flies over. And any plane spotters already know whose aircraft it is. It's a waste of time in my opinion.
 
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Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:57 pm

Quoting vegas005 (Reply 28):
I have written to Swiss many times to ask them to add belly logos. The Swiss flag on the bottom of an otherwise incredibly dull livery would look amazingly nice. Of course, no response....they keep on with the typical Euro White planes....

Yeah, I thought their livery "update" was a step in the wrong direction.

It seems to me it's just the latest fad, like cheatlines, billboards, eurowhite, etc.
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:25 pm

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 35):

Quoting vegas005 (Reply 28):
I have written to Swiss many times to ask them to add belly logos. The Swiss flag on the bottom of an otherwise incredibly dull livery would look amazingly nice. Of course, no response....they keep on with the typical Euro White planes....

I fail to see the point of any aircraft identification on the lower fuselage. Anyone living close enough to an airport to see a name/logo is so used to aircraft they never even look up when one flies over. And any plane spotters already know whose aircraft it is. It's a waste of time in my opinion.

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:39 pm

Instead of worrying about painting their logos on the belly they should all light up their tails at night.. I mean its easier to advertise that way plus there's a reason why you have your logo on the tail.. I hate airlines that don't light up the tail especially big jets!!
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:55 pm

Quoting mugler (Reply 38):
Instead of worrying about painting their logos on the belly they should all light up their tails at night.. I mean its easier to advertise that way plus there's a reason why you have your logo on the tail.. I hate airlines that don't light up the tail especially big jets!!

I think that may be a US thing. When Boeing were selling their 737 classics, it was mainly the US carriers who opted not to have the logolight installed on the wingtips. I think almost all other non-US carriers had it installed.
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:30 pm

Didn't know there were so many airliners with a belly title/logo.

Two questions:
Why did WX, HV and EW waste precious paint on the belly while they could've slapped it on the sides?
And what do I tell my tin-hat wearing chemtrail friend now... whenever I hand him over my binoculars?
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:43 pm

Norwegian does it on their Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.


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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:58 pm

Quoting 777way (Thread starter):
Emirates - pioneered the trend in current era
Quoting SpaceshipDC10 (Reply 8):
You've missed the one which started the trend, I believe.
Quoting EK413 (Reply 9):
Quoting SpaceshipDC10 (Reply 8):

I was about to say I'm sure JQ kicked off this trend not EK. The EK titles rolled out with the introduction of the A380 fleet in 2008.
Quoting 777way (Reply 11):
Quoting EK413 (Reply 9):

No EK came out on 777, originally KLM used to have logo on belly back when it started as an airline.
Quoting qf002 (Reply 26):
Quoting RJ321 (Reply 25):
Emirates started the trend, I remeber them doing it in the early 2000s

I could be wrong, but I thought EK only started doing the belly titles in mid-2005 to coincide with the introduction of the 77W?

JQ started doing the belly titles a year earlier with the introduction of the silver-based livery (having initially used the same titles/tail but on a white base).

I also believe that JQ started the *current* trend just before EK.

I flew on an EK 777-300 (non-ER) in 2004 and it did not have the belly logo back then (I took a pic of it from the terminal whilst watching the inbound aircraft land).

Time to start going through pics in the database  

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:56 am

I guess WN would be another one. Technically, that is a "Belly Logo"  http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7316751-southwest-airlines-unveils-new-heart-look-logo-livery-airport-experience/gallery//image/a60841e1-05a5-4c89-9226-d14796da3e3b.HR.jpg
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Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:48 pm

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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:11 pm

Kuwait Airways new A320s also feature Kuwait on belly.
 
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RE: Belly Logo; How Many Airlines Doing That?

Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:25 pm

Even smaller operators like 9N have gotten into the act
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