SAS unveils new livery

SAS unveils new livery

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has unveiled a new livery ahead of the arrival of its first Airbus A350-900. The airline has opted for a sleek and modern style based on its signature blue colouring, with the ‘Scandinavian Airlines’ writing across the fuselage being replaced by a larger silver ‘SAS.’ The name ‘Scandinavian’ appears in bold on the underside of the fuselage, with an extended blue design featuring on the fin. The previously red engines are now…

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British Airways announces BEA as next heritage livery

British Airways announces BEA as next heritage livery

British Airways revealed on Friday the second design in its series of heritage liveries to mark its 100th anniversary. The airline will be painting an Airbus A319 (reg G-EUPJ) in the colours of its short-haul predecessor, British European Airways (BEA). The aircraft entered the IAC paint bay at Shannon Airport this weekend. The announcement comes after huge crowds turned out to see the first heritage livery – a 747 in British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC)…

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Aer Lingus unveils new livery

Aer Lingus unveils new livery

Irish carrier Aer Lingus unveiled its new livery in Dublin Airport this week, more than two decades since the airline’s last design refresh. The airline has replaced its former half-green fuselage with a cleaner white design in a move to give the brand a more modern and fresh image as the airline continues to expand into the North American market. Aer Lingus’ prominent shamrock still features on the tail, though with an updated, stylised design….

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Lufthansa rolls out first B747-400 in revised livery

Lufthansa rolls out first B747-400 in revised livery

Lufthansa has rolled out the first Boeing 747-400 painted in its new livery, with the aircraft scheduled to fly between Frankfurt and Toronto today. The German carrier unveiled its updated livery in February, but was quickly forced to make adjustments over concerns that the main blue could appear too dark. The new “Lufthansa Blue” replaces the traditional yellow colouring, though the airline has opted to keep the iconic crane image. Lufthansa posted a photo of…

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