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Goin’ Scootin’ with Barry

Singapore Airlines (SIA) long-haul low-cost carrier, Scoot, has named two of its Boeing 777-200 aircraft after a Facebook campaign conducted by the airline. The first aircraft, registered 9V-OTA, was christened “Barry” and its second aircraft, registered 9V-OTC, was named “Goin’ Scootin’”.  You can also see pictures of Scoot’s aircraft painted in its full livery. “Barry” – […]

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Scoot unveils aircraft painted in full livery

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) long-haul, low-cost subsidiary, Scoot, has unveiled its aircraft painted in full livery. The airline, which will operate ex-SIA Boeing 777-200s, is in final stages to prepare for its inaugural flight on 4 June to Sydney, followed by Gold Coast on 12 June. Scoot will also operate services to Tianjin and Bangkok in […]

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Japan Airlines gets in the Olympic spirit with a specially painted aircraft

Japan Airlines (JAL) will deploy a specially painted aircraft on selected domestic routes to show its support for the country’s sportsmen and sportswomen, who will be participating in this year’s summer Olympics. A Boeing 777-200, registered JA772J, will feature the official slogan of the Japanese Olympic Committee – “Gambare! Nippon!” (“Go for it! Japan!”). The […]

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Pictures: Air New Zealand’s Beech 1900D painted all black

A Beech 1900D operated by its subsidiary Eagle Air is the latest aircraft in Air New Zealand’s fleet to be painted all-black. The aircraft entered service on 10 January after it was checked in Eagle Air’s engineering hanger in Hamilton, New Zealand. Despite the aircraft small size, it took two weeks and approximately 125 litres […]

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Pictures: Air New Zealand’s All Blacks Boeing 777-300ER

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Scoot – Not your usual airline name

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) new long-haul low-cost carrier Scoot will launch services by the first half of 2012. The carrier will start operations with four Boeing 777-200s and grow to a fleet of 14 aircraft by 2016, said CEO Campbell Wilson. © Scoot Scoot will differentiate itself from its competitors with its “short, sharp, catchy” name […]

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FAT resumes flights with new livery

Taiwanese carrier Far Eastern Air Transport, known as FAT, has resumed flights after a nearly three year hiatus. The carrier now sports a new livery that features wing-like swooshes on the rear of the fuselage. Here are before and after photos taken by AirSpace user commercial aviation.Old: New:

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First pics of ANA’s ‘Forward Together’ commemorative livery

Our ubiquitous Asian airport spotter Negrerie Manuel (“commercial aviation” on our photo sharing site AirSpace) has snapped these photos of an All Nippon Airways Boeing 767 carrying the airline’s “Forward together as one Japan” phrase as part of a special livery announced earlier this month to mark respect of the lives lost and damage occurred […]

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ANA launches post-earthquake & tsunami special livery

Japan’s All Nippon Airways has launched a modest special livery commemorating the island nation’s efforts to recover from last month’s earthquake and resulting tsunami.The livery carries the phrase “Forward together as one Japan”. In front of Japan is a red dot representing the sun; Japan is referred to as the land of the rising sun. […]

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Coming soon: Air Do’s bear-themed 737

Japanese carriers are known for their playful if eccentric special liveries (Pokemon, anyone?) and special livery newcomer Air Do does not disappoint with its plans to paint a Boeing 737 in this cuddly livery. The aircraft, nicknamed Bear-Do, is due to enter service 27 March, Airline Route says.(Image: Air Do)

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