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Condor - new livery design

Well, it's certainly different and eye-catching...

https://aeronewsglobal.com/video-con...rand-identity/

https://www.planespotters.net/photo/...irbus-a330-941
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Old 4th Apr 2022, 12:38
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Got to be an April fools!
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Got to be an April fools!
I thought so too, but according to the details and photo in the links above, it actually looks genuine...
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Their first aircraft is already painted.
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Two already painted, A330neo and A321

Couldn't stop laughing this morning, but I like it, it's certainly unique!
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It reminds me of Court Line back in the very early 1970s. They had a small fleet of BAC 1-11s, with a consistent pattern to the livery, but with each aircraft in a different colour. I remember, green, yellow and even pink!
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i intially looked at it in horror, but its quickly grown on me and i love it!
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Presumably the new livery will help Condor to run rings around the competition ...
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Not keen tbh
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I don't know what to say!!

German carriers, and German businesses in general aren't know for their flamboyance where corporate image are concerned. I can't think of a German airline previously having pushed the boat out with such a bold livery. I just wonder if the (fairly conservative) German population will warm to something so off the wall. It screams tacky, rather than quality, as did Court Line's multi coloured 1-11s and TriStars back in the 1970s.

Never mind, it could have been worse, they could have done a total rebranding and called themselves "Cndr" - Aberdeen Standard Life thought that removing all bar one of the vowels from their corporate identity was a good idea!!
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Glad to see they are still spending the money stolen from Thomas Cook UK wisely. Pity they could have paid the UK staff the wages owed for Sept 2019, instead they want to paint their aircraft in stupid colours.
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Condor - new livery design

I was at Hamburg Airport last Thursday with my 85yo father. Being both plane enthusiastics we spent a couple of hours watching the aircraft movements. My father actually pointed out how nice the Condor livery was. I can't wait to show him the ridiculous "new" livery and hear his comments.
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Old 4th Apr 2022, 15:28
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Glad to see they are still spending the money stolen from Thomas Cook UK wisely. Pity they could have paid the UK staff the wages owed for Sept 2019, instead they want to paint their aircraft in stupid colours.
In what way did Condor "steal" money from TCUK? The house of cards collapsed, and so far as I can recall Condor survived because the German government was anxious that it did and gave it the kind of support that TCUK could only dreamt of receiving.
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Not flattering to the aircraft but at least only half eurowhite....the umbrella theme reference seems a bit far-fetched, these days umbrellas are probably more likely to carry some kind of advertising.
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Originally Posted by ATNotts View Post
I don't know what to say!!

German carriers, and German businesses in general aren't know for their flamboyance where corporate image are concerned. I can't think of a German airline previously having pushed the boat out with such a bold livery. I just wonder if the (fairly conservative) German population will warm to something so off the wall. It screams tacky, rather than quality, as did Court Line's multi coloured 1-11s and TriStars back in the 1970s.

Never mind, it could have been worse, they could have done a total rebranding and called themselves "Cndr" - Aberdeen Standard Life thought that removing all bar one of the vowels from their corporate identity was a good idea!!
LTU were fairly distinctive back in the day
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Presumably the new livery will help Condor to run rings around the competition ...
All right, where is the report button!
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Like many other people I thought it was a April fool. The new livery is laughable. Childish. I always liked Condor, my first flight
was 60 years ago, on a Viscount 814, then the most modern aircraft on the market. My last trip was on a B 757 two years ago,
still a true Condor service. People in this country have always liked Condor for their decency, nothing fancy, the visual nearness
to the national carrier. I am very disappointed.
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cock-a-hoop! i dislike it. Cluttered and childish. No obvious link with their theme of sand sea and sun..
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Oh my...

Well, this should keep the "worst livery" discussions going for a few more years. It's certainly a candidate for the top (or bottom, depending on how you judge such things) spot.
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Originally Posted by BEA 71 View Post
Like many other people I thought it was a April fool. The new livery is laughable. Childish. I always liked Condor, my first flight
was 60 years ago, on a Viscount 814, then the most modern aircraft on the market. My last trip was on a B 757 two years ago,
still a true Condor service. People in this country have always liked Condor for their decency, nothing fancy, the visual nearness
to the national carrier. I am very disappointed.
Yours is pretty well the reaction that I would expect from many German people. Also how I feel about it, but I feel sure some marketing agency thinks it is brilliant. I wonder if they are based in London?
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