Posts Tagged: Livery

OMG, OWG launches brand image and we’re a bit … WOW

Nolinor the well known charter outfit from Canada has created a scheduled offshoot low cost carrier called ‘Off We Go’ or OWG as the livery would have us know. Apparently launching end of August it’s determined to brush off the

OMG, OWG launches brand image and we’re a bit … WOW

Nolinor the well known charter outfit from Canada has created a scheduled offshoot low cost carrier called ‘Off We Go’ or OWG as the livery would have us know. Apparently launching end of August it’s determined to brush off the

Aegean deliver considered, concise brand image on the inside and out

Aegean, the national Greek airline has just unveiled a new brand identity, livery and aircraft interiors designed by Priestmangoode. The London-based studio worked closely with the airline to develop a vision for the new brand, building on an airline that

Aegean deliver considered, concise brand image on the inside and out

Aegean, the national Greek airline has just unveiled a new brand identity, livery and aircraft interiors designed by Priestmangoode. The London-based studio worked closely with the airline to develop a vision for the new brand, building on an airline that

Eastern Airlines hits a home run with fantastic Braniff-esque brand image

[Updated] Last week we mentioned in a story that we hoped that in 2020 airlines would start to break the mould and start thinking differently about liveries and brand image and it seems that resurrected Eastern Airlines has done exactly

Eastern Airlines hits a home run with fantastic Braniff-esque brand image

[Updated] Last week we mentioned in a story that we hoped that in 2020 airlines would start to break the mould and start thinking differently about liveries and brand image and it seems that resurrected Eastern Airlines has done exactly

Lothansa? The challenge of having similar tail fins

It seems the week before Christmas brought a challenge from LOT Polish Airlines to Lufthansa regarding the German flag carrier’s somewhat contentious new livery. The Polish carrier draws issue with the fact Lufthansa’s reimagined tail fin has an uncanny resemblance

Lothansa? The challenge of having similar tail fins

It seems the week before Christmas brought a challenge from LOT Polish Airlines to Lufthansa regarding the German flag carrier’s somewhat contentious new livery. The Polish carrier draws issue with the fact Lufthansa’s reimagined tail fin has an uncanny resemblance

Announcing the winners of TheDesignAir awards 2019

TheDesignAir is thrilled to announce the 2019 award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. Year after year, we see more improvements and enhancements across the passenger experience, from narrow to wide bodies to lounges and airports around the globe. We showcase the 2019 winners here.

Announcing the winners of TheDesignAir awards 2019

TheDesignAir is thrilled to announce the 2019 award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. Year after year, we see more improvements and enhancements across the passenger experience, from narrow to wide bodies to lounges and airports around the globe. We showcase the 2019 winners here.

Condor brings back its older logo to its tail fins, and we have to admit, we love it

Condor has started to bring back its own logo to the tails of its fleet. At the end of last week, the new design was unveiled to the employees, and the weekend saw the first Boeing 767 with the registration

Condor brings back its older logo to its tail fins, and we have to admit, we love it

Condor has started to bring back its own logo to the tails of its fleet. At the end of last week, the new design was unveiled to the employees, and the weekend saw the first Boeing 767 with the registration

Star Bores. How not to do a themed safety video. (Sorry United)

Great news! United Airlines has just released a themed Star Wars safety video. Jumping on the Star Wars bandwagon (which already includes Virgin Atlantic, ANA and Latam, to name just a few) the carrier is celebrating the launch of the

Star Bores. How not to do a themed safety video. (Sorry United)

Great news! United Airlines has just released a themed Star Wars safety video. Jumping on the Star Wars bandwagon (which already includes Virgin Atlantic, ANA and Latam, to name just a few) the carrier is celebrating the launch of the

Virgin Atlantic gets the Star Wars bug, alongside LATAM, with special livery aircraft

It’s a real battle of do you prefer the Dark Side or the rebel Alliance this week as Virgin Atlantic and LATAM both reveal special limited edition liveries to support the opening of Star Wars ‘Galaxy’s Edge’ experience at Walt

Virgin Atlantic gets the Star Wars bug, alongside LATAM, with special livery aircraft

It’s a real battle of do you prefer the Dark Side or the rebel Alliance this week as Virgin Atlantic and LATAM both reveal special limited edition liveries to support the opening of Star Wars ‘Galaxy’s Edge’ experience at Walt

Brussels Airlines Launches Bruegel, Its Sixth Belgian Icon

The chances are by now if you travel around Europe, you’ve probably seen one of Brussels Airlines ‘Icon’ aircraft at some point over the past few years. After honouring Tintin in 2015, followed by Magritte, the Red Devils, Tomorrowland and

Brussels Airlines Launches Bruegel, Its Sixth Belgian Icon

The chances are by now if you travel around Europe, you’ve probably seen one of Brussels Airlines ‘Icon’ aircraft at some point over the past few years. After honouring Tintin in 2015, followed by Magritte, the Red Devils, Tomorrowland and

United Launches Refreshed Livery, Strengthening The Brand, But Not Exactly Setting The Skies Alight

Meet the new U.N.I.T.E.D… oh no wait, that’s just the unfortunate window/logotype placement. United have revealed their latest livery, not on one of the grounded 737 Max aircraft, but one of the 737-800’s with scimitar winglets. “The design is a

United Launches Refreshed Livery, Strengthening The Brand, But Not Exactly Setting The Skies Alight

Meet the new U.N.I.T.E.D… oh no wait, that’s just the unfortunate window/logotype placement. United have revealed their latest livery, not on one of the grounded 737 Max aircraft, but one of the 737-800’s with scimitar winglets. “The design is a

British Airways Special Liveries Continue With Our Personal Favourite

British Airways today welcomed the arrival of the third in its series of four heritage liveries – a Boeing 747 painted in the iconic Landor design, which will be recognisable for many including myself as it flew on British Airways

British Airways Special Liveries Continue With Our Personal Favourite

British Airways today welcomed the arrival of the third in its series of four heritage liveries – a Boeing 747 painted in the iconic Landor design, which will be recognisable for many including myself as it flew on British Airways

Austrian Rolls Out A Retrojet (Yes, Another Retrojet) And This Won’t Be The Last…

Yes, retrojets, they are the seemingly appearing with increasing frequency. In fact the chances they are popping up on your social feed more often than the never-ending stream of cat memes. So the latest from Austrian might not necessarily be

Austrian Rolls Out A Retrojet (Yes, Another Retrojet) And This Won’t Be The Last…

Yes, retrojets, they are the seemingly appearing with increasing frequency. In fact the chances they are popping up on your social feed more often than the never-ending stream of cat memes. So the latest from Austrian might not necessarily be

Battle Of The Emerging ‘Boutique Airlines’

It’s a phrase that some airlines build their business model and service proposition on, but the ‘Boutique’ airline is a seemingly new airline type that will no doubt turn our heads a little more often than legacy carriers, but why

Battle Of The Emerging ‘Boutique Airlines’

It’s a phrase that some airlines build their business model and service proposition on, but the ‘Boutique’ airline is a seemingly new airline type that will no doubt turn our heads a little more often than legacy carriers, but why

Honu, The World’s Largest Flying Turtle, Leaves The Paintshop

Yes, that’s right, ANA’s first ‘Flying Honu’ is almost headed to the skies, with the airline’s first A380 rolling out of the printshop last week. Japan’s largest airline put on a big show in Hamburg as the behemoth revealed itself from

Honu, The World’s Largest Flying Turtle, Leaves The Paintshop

Yes, that’s right, ANA’s first ‘Flying Honu’ is almost headed to the skies, with the airline’s first A380 rolling out of the printshop last week. Japan’s largest airline put on a big show in Hamburg as the behemoth revealed itself from

Could This Be The Most Beautiful Livery Launched This Year?

Meet Fakarava, recently rolled out of the paint shop. It’s Air Tahiti Nui’s first ‘Tahitian Dreamliner’ which will start flying for the carrier in November between New Zealand and Tahiti. It features a new livery concept by Futurebrand which stems

Could This Be The Most Beautiful Livery Launched This Year?

Meet Fakarava, recently rolled out of the paint shop. It’s Air Tahiti Nui’s first ‘Tahitian Dreamliner’ which will start flying for the carrier in November between New Zealand and Tahiti. It features a new livery concept by Futurebrand which stems

Can Gulf Air Live Up To Tangerine’s and Saffron’s Brilliant New Vision?

We recently showcased Gulf Air’s striking new brand image. Brought to life by design studio Tangerine and brand consultants Saffron, the new image for the carrier is certainly contemporary, encapsulating the very best of aviation design trends. Mixing heritage, sense

Can Gulf Air Live Up To Tangerine’s and Saffron’s Brilliant New Vision?

We recently showcased Gulf Air’s striking new brand image. Brought to life by design studio Tangerine and brand consultants Saffron, the new image for the carrier is certainly contemporary, encapsulating the very best of aviation design trends. Mixing heritage, sense

Air Tahiti Nui Calls On FutureBrand And Tahitian Studio Alexander Lee To Rebrand

  Air Tahiti Nui has always been a solid favourite of TheDesignAir, with a boutique airline approach and bold, striking livery that was one of the first Pacific carriers to showcase what a livery and brand can be before the

Air Tahiti Nui Calls On FutureBrand And Tahitian Studio Alexander Lee To Rebrand

  Air Tahiti Nui has always been a solid favourite of TheDesignAir, with a boutique airline approach and bold, striking livery that was one of the first Pacific carriers to showcase what a livery and brand can be before the

My My. Austrian Re-brands

The latest airline of the Lufthansa Group to get a fresh new look is Austrian. The airline went through a rebrand only a few years ago, adopting a more friendly, softer approach with the addition of ‘My’ to its brand

My My. Austrian Re-brands

The latest airline of the Lufthansa Group to get a fresh new look is Austrian. The airline went through a rebrand only a few years ago, adopting a more friendly, softer approach with the addition of ‘My’ to its brand

The Smurfs Take To The Skies Thanks To Brussels Airlines

The process might have taken 7 months but after 1,415 submitted ideas were whittled down to one, a single A320 took 14 days out of its schedule  to be painted up as the winning livery of the ‘Belgian Icon’ contest.

The Smurfs Take To The Skies Thanks To Brussels Airlines

The process might have taken 7 months but after 1,415 submitted ideas were whittled down to one, a single A320 took 14 days out of its schedule  to be painted up as the winning livery of the ‘Belgian Icon’ contest.

Hawaiian To Introduce 787-9s To Fleet

Hawaiian Airlines announced it will purchase 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft with purchase rights for an additional 10 aircraft. The first fuel-efficient, lightweight, passenger-friendly “Dreamliner” is scheduled to arrive in the first quarter of 2021. Hawaiian has selected the General Electric GEnx

Hawaiian To Introduce 787-9s To Fleet

Hawaiian Airlines announced it will purchase 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft with purchase rights for an additional 10 aircraft. The first fuel-efficient, lightweight, passenger-friendly “Dreamliner” is scheduled to arrive in the first quarter of 2021. Hawaiian has selected the General Electric GEnx

Air Italy Emerges As New Brand For Meridiana With New Strategic Brand Image

Air Italy will become the new brand for Meridiana, Italy’s legacy carrier that currently competes with Alitalia. 49% owned by Qatar Airways, the airline has announced an extensive growth plan and inject of new aircraft including 5 A330 aircraft from

Air Italy Emerges As New Brand For Meridiana With New Strategic Brand Image

Air Italy will become the new brand for Meridiana, Italy’s legacy carrier that currently competes with Alitalia. 49% owned by Qatar Airways, the airline has announced an extensive growth plan and inject of new aircraft including 5 A330 aircraft from

Emirates Unveils First Of Three New Expo 2020 Liveries

Emirates has unveiled the first of three new aircraft liveries in its fleet dedicated to Expo 2020 Dubai, of which Emirates is the Official Airline Partner. The decal was installed on A6-EPK, an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, at the Emirates

Emirates Unveils First Of Three New Expo 2020 Liveries

Emirates has unveiled the first of three new aircraft liveries in its fleet dedicated to Expo 2020 Dubai, of which Emirates is the Official Airline Partner. The decal was installed on A6-EPK, an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, at the Emirates

Hawaiian Receives First A321neo In New Livery

Hawaiian Airlines has now received it’s first A321neo in the carrier’s brand new livery including new silver lei around the fuselage. A team of Hawaiian Airlines employees took the long trip from the tropical island state all the way to the

Hawaiian Receives First A321neo In New Livery

Hawaiian Airlines has now received it’s first A321neo in the carrier’s brand new livery including new silver lei around the fuselage. A team of Hawaiian Airlines employees took the long trip from the tropical island state all the way to the

Brussels Airlines Announces Fifth Special Livery Aircraft Addition To Fleet

Belgium seems to be the spawning ground of creativity, that is if Brussels Airlines has anything to do with it. The airline has announced the selection of their fifth special livery aircraft, this time from members of the public who

Brussels Airlines Announces Fifth Special Livery Aircraft Addition To Fleet

Belgium seems to be the spawning ground of creativity, that is if Brussels Airlines has anything to do with it. The airline has announced the selection of their fifth special livery aircraft, this time from members of the public who

TAP Portugal Makes Small But Important Change to TAP Air Portugal

September 14th saw TAP Portugal return to its original brand ‘TAP Air Portugal’ in a bid to increase awareness of the brand as an airline outside of its core Portuguese market. The full name actually stands for “Transportes Aéreos Portugueses

TAP Portugal Makes Small But Important Change to TAP Air Portugal

September 14th saw TAP Portugal return to its original brand ‘TAP Air Portugal’ in a bid to increase awareness of the brand as an airline outside of its core Portuguese market. The full name actually stands for “Transportes Aéreos Portugueses

Finnair’s Latest Marimekko A350 Livery Bolsters Carrier’s Design-Led Ethos

Finnair have continued their long-standing relationship with Finnish design and textile company Marimekko with the introduction of their 11th A350, joining the fleet in late September. Titled ‘Kivet’, the aircraft isn’t the first aircraft to sport a special Marimekko design,

Finnair’s Latest Marimekko A350 Livery Bolsters Carrier’s Design-Led Ethos

Finnair have continued their long-standing relationship with Finnish design and textile company Marimekko with the introduction of their 11th A350, joining the fleet in late September. Titled ‘Kivet’, the aircraft isn’t the first aircraft to sport a special Marimekko design,

Air France ‘Boost’ Becomes Joon

Air France’s latest venture, originally called Boost, and now officially titled Joon, is the carrier’s attempt to reduce operating costs and compete with the growth of younger, less expensive airlines now flying medium and long-haul routes around the world. The

Air France ‘Boost’ Becomes Joon

Air France’s latest venture, originally called Boost, and now officially titled Joon, is the carrier’s attempt to reduce operating costs and compete with the growth of younger, less expensive airlines now flying medium and long-haul routes around the world. The

ANA Reveals Design For Largest Flying Animal Livery, Ever

Meet the world’s first Flying Honu. As part of ANA’s competition to design a special one off livery for their new A380, the winner has been selected to celebrate the Tokyo-Honolulu route that the aircraft will fly. The design will

ANA Reveals Design For Largest Flying Animal Livery, Ever

Meet the world’s first Flying Honu. As part of ANA’s competition to design a special one off livery for their new A380, the winner has been selected to celebrate the Tokyo-Honolulu route that the aircraft will fly. The design will

End Of The Plain Plane? Has The ‘Eurowhite’ Livery Hit Critical Mass?

As Air Canada’s revealed its new livery reveal, we raise the question, has the continuing trend of ‘Eurowhite’ liveries started to draw to a close? It was actually back in 1965 that Braniff International launched their ‘End of the plain plane’ advertising campaign

End Of The Plain Plane? Has The ‘Eurowhite’ Livery Hit Critical Mass?

As Air Canada’s revealed its new livery reveal, we raise the question, has the continuing trend of ‘Eurowhite’ liveries started to draw to a close? It was actually back in 1965 that Braniff International launched their ‘End of the plain plane’ advertising campaign

Hawaiian Airlines Launch Disney Moana Themed Aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines and Disney yesterday unveiled the first of three custom Airbus A330 aircraft being adorned with imagery from the  animated comedy adventure “Moana” coming to the screens in November. The first of the three decal designs features four Disney characters from the movie

Hawaiian Airlines Launch Disney Moana Themed Aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines and Disney yesterday unveiled the first of three custom Airbus A330 aircraft being adorned with imagery from the  animated comedy adventure “Moana” coming to the screens in November. The first of the three decal designs features four Disney characters from the movie