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Old 16th Jan 2019, 19:22
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Lol, same old politics lads, flying under the BA banner and saying EI isn't weak dosent really make sense.
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Old 16th Jan 2019, 23:29
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Originally Posted by Refuellerman
Lol, same old politics lads, flying under the BA banner and saying EI isn't weak dosent really make sense.
I think IAG have been true to their word, Aer Lingus feels the same as before they were absorbed by IAG. A very decent airline, Irish through and through.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 02:44
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Stop embarrassing yourself and grow up Refuellerman.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 05:49
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Stop embarrassing yourself and grow up Refuellerman.
nothing embarrassing about it, Air Lingus isnt a big powerful beast like the one who took it over, fact lads, if IAG didnt buy it they would be bankrupt.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 06:10
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There is merit in saying that Aer Lingus with a fleet of only 50 is a small airline, because it is a small airline.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 09:54
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Originally Posted by Refuellerman
nothing embarrassing about it, Air Lingus isnt a big powerful beast like the one who took it over, fact lads, if IAG didnt buy it they would be bankrupt.
IAG is not an airline.....bet if they were still at BFS you wouldn’t be making such comment.

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Old 17th Jan 2019, 10:53
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Neither like not dislike the new livery so far (Only seen photos). Initial impression is relief that it wasn't as bad as I feared really.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 11:03
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Originally Posted by owenc
There is merit in saying that Aer Lingus with a fleet of only 50 is a small airline, because it is a small airline.
There is a difference between small and weak.

Nobody is disputing that Aer Lingus is a small airline but referring to it as weak is inaccurate. Even before the IAG take over Aer Lingus was financially and strategically strong, this is what made them attractive to IAG in the first place and was simply reinforced following the take over.

Some are acting as if IAG was some kind of saviour for Aer Lingus, the reality is that Aer Lingus turned itself around following the economic crash and set itself on a course for growth. A large portion of the transatlantic expansion we’ve seen in recent years came long before IAG were on the scene.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 11:13
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Originally Posted by EI-EIDW


IAG is not an airline.....bet if they were still at BFS you wouldn’t be making such comment.

sorry Ba/ Iberia airlines, bfs is nothing im concerned with btw.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 11:35
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https://www.independent.ie/life/trav...-37721325.html

Live feed to Aer Lingus Re-brand event in Dublin due to start around 12.30pm
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 12:00
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Originally Posted by VentureGo
https://www.independent.ie/life/trav...-37721325.html

Live feed to Aer Lingus Re-brand event in Dublin due to start around 12.30pm
Come on..... Hurry up
I don't need to know how to draw a shamrock...
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 12:20
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Originally Posted by Startledgrapefruit
Come on..... Hurry up
I don't need to know how to draw a shamrock...

Wow! That new livery has to be one of the most underwhelming efforts I've ever seen.
They've changed from a strong stylish albeit dated scheme to what looks like a coat of white undercoat primer and a splash of blue/green on the tail with a crooked shamrock to boot. Dear oh dear.

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Old 17th Jan 2019, 12:48
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The new look, developed with US design and brand strategy company Lippincott
These guys worked with Hawaiian and Delta, but given the Shamrock design they've come up with, I suggest they went popular American breakfast cereal for their inspiration.



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Old 17th Jan 2019, 13:28
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Originally Posted by tipp55
Wow! That new livery has to be one of the most underwhelming efforts I've ever seen.
They've changed from a strong stylish albeit dated scheme to what looks like a coat of white undercoat primer and a splash of blue/green on the tail with a crooked shamrock to boot. Dear oh dear.
Quick paint of the tail and lettering and its somewhere else. Corporate branding as part of IAG.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 13:33
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Quick paint of the tail and lettering and its somewhere else. Corporate branding as part of IAG.
thinkjng exactly that, Iberia, Level and Aer Lingus all now have the same basic style. Will BA be next for a rebrand.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 15:22
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Absolutely awful!
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 15:49
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The above link from The Independent may no longer work. Here it is from Aer Lingus web page - Launch Video:


Editorial from Aer Lingus home page link containing above video
Article: https://www.aerlingus.com/travel-inf...brand-refresh/
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 16:01
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At least it will stop BA returning any more leased EI aircraft with a "Fly green side up" note taped to the control column.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 16:09
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the worlds worst kept secret...
Slightly underwhelming.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 17:17
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I found the results of the market research highly surprising. Namely, full colour = budget, and large text = budget. For the latter, I think of Finnair, and think that their large text livery looks expensive, and classy. Though I thought the discovery that it is an airline to get you to ireland is also interesting, but that´s nothing to do with livery, its purely about providing capacity, and eventually that belief will disappear. Finally obsession with modernity is frustrating also, nothing ages quicker than yesterdays version of tomorrow. My personal preference would have been to go retro, perhaps grey, and a dark green text readying Aer Lingus. I couldn´t care less about the shamrock.
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