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Eva Air – more Hello Kitty lunacy

A press release from Taiwan’s favourite carrier Eva Air stumbled this way the other day, announcing it was going to paint another two of its Airbus A330s in Hello Kitty livery and increase the number of destinations served by the jets. While I quite like Eva for the sheer eye-melting cuteness of it all, I’m […]

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AirAsia’s 100th Airbus A320

Replete with dragon motif – to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dragon – this Airbus A320, the carrier’s 100th (registration – we think – 9M-AQM, although that’s listed in our database as a 1972-vintage Boeing 737-200 that was parked in 2008) arrived in AirAsia’s fleet earlier this week. According to the press bumf, it took […]

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None more black: ANZ’s latest 777

To borrow from Spinal Tap: How much more black could it be? None more black. It’s Air New Zealand’s latest Boeing 777-300ER (ZK-OKQ) resplendent in the All Black colour scheme sat next to a Beech 1900D turboprop belonging to Eagle Airways at Auckland. Could it be any more awesome? None more awesome. Credit: Peter Clark

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Happy Christmas from (for?) Air Berlin

Having recently secured a multi-million cash boost from Etihad Airways – and probably made its immediate future safe – we’re sure that Air Berlin, the carrier behind this festive Boeing 737-800, is celebrating the holiday period with an extra spring in its lederhosen. The aircraft ws snapped at Berlin Tegel earlier this month. Credit: AirTeamImages

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Hello Kitty!

I’ve been looking for pictures of this Hello Kitty-themed Airbus A330-300 for a few weeks now and I can see it repelling as many as it draws in. Anyway, thank you to Taiwan’s EVA Air for doing this, it’s made the world a more day-glo place. No cats were harmed during its production. Probably. Credit: AirTeamImages

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Special livery for ANA’s first two 787s #PAS11

ANA announced at the Paris air show today its first two Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be painted in a special scheme to celebrate the type’s introduction.The livery features a large “787″ at the front of the aircraft and then blue lines at the rear of the fuselage “designed to highlight how the three core elements […]

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KLM unveils 777 sporting faces on delft-style tiles

Photo: KLM KLM has unveiled the Boeing 777-200 adorned with mini delft-style tiles created from people submitting their picture to the airline’s project on Facebook. (Click on the image above for a larger and detailed look.)In April KLM invited its Facebook fans to submit a profile picture to be featured on the fuselage of its […]

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QantasLink unveils Q400 adorned with giraffes and hippos

Qantas subsidiary QantasLink unveiled in Sydney today a Bombardier Q400 in a wildlife theme in support of the Taronga Western Plains Zoo and the carrier’s commitment to promoting regional tourism. Taronga Zoo is located near Dubbo in New South Wales, approximately 400 km from Sydney.The Q400, VH-QOW, features images of giraffes, rhinos, and grassland. (Photos: […]

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Azul promotes breast cancer awareness with pink E190

Brazillan carrier Azul took delivery from Embraer last Thursday its latest E190 (its 23rd aircraft to its fleet) which was painted in pink to promote breast cancer awareness. Embraer says women will exclusively crew the aircraft (see picture below). It adds the campaign launch coincides with the worldwide Pink October campaign against breast cancer. Embraer […]

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Coming Soon: JAL Hawaii-themed 777-200

The outlook at JAL may be bleak, but the carrier on 31 October will unveil this above 777-200 sporting a Hawaii-themed livery. Dubbed the “Aloha jet”, the aircraft is a partnership with Hawaii State Tourism Bureau to promote JAL’s routes to Hawaii, Pak’s JAL Blog says. The aircraft will primarily operate on domestic Japanese flights […]

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