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by DTWorld
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220
Replies: 14
Views: 4639

Re: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220

Excellent news. Now please don't change the livery.

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by DTWorld
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media tour of finished WJ 787
Replies: 17
Views: 5490

Re: Media tour of finished WJ 787

^Agreed.

Premium select and coach are more identical to the DL A350s than they do the AC 787s.

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by DTWorld
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help needed regarding Japan Rail Pass
Replies: 14
Views: 1026

Re: Help needed regarding Japan Rail Pass

The JR Rail pass is more economical if you plan to venture outside of Tokyo and visit other regions in the country, otherwise, you're wasting lots of money. You'd be better off getting a SUICA and PASMO card. They are both rechargeable and make things far easier than having to figure out the fares b...

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by DTWorld
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Medicine for a Cold
Replies: 28
Views: 1555

Re: Best Medicine for a Cold

Agreed on the previous posts. I was coming close to one after getting some little bug from my dad who still has it (mostly a dry cough). I got some Zicam chewables at CVS and those worked perfectly. I wasn't over it completely, but it was to the point where I hardly noticed I had a cold. My understa...

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by DTWorld
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 72
Views: 8772

Re: Future Delta A350 Routes

I could have sworn I heard something about ATL-NRT becoming an A350 soon.

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by DTWorld
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair to launch New Chitose
Replies: 9
Views: 3446

Re: Finnair to launch New Chitose

Congrats to AY and my second home of CTS. I wish them the best of success on this route, even if it's highly seasonal.

Now if only there were a 3x weekly SEA-CTS on a DL 763 then I'd be super happy. :cloudnine:

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by DTWorld
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines
Replies: 14
Views: 2270

Re: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines

I dropped my mom off last night at DTW, and was shocked to see how barren the lines were. We both left early in the expectation that things would be a little backed up, but it looked like a total ghost town by the ticket counters compared to what I'm used to.

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by DTWorld
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Any word on when CBP will be adding Mobile Passport app to DTW? Passed through DTW on my way back from London yesterday, and it would have been nice to use the app instead of having to use the computers. There's always Global Entry and Nexus. Nexus is super-cheap at only $50. Yes, you'll have to go...

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by DTWorld
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 114
Views: 19090

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Finally, a Japanese A380! I may consider just going to Japan to ride it to/from Hawaii instead of some crappy 767.

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by DTWorld
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Summer 19 Schedule?
Replies: 21
Views: 4747

Re: Delta Summer 19 Schedule?

binayak wrote:
Is there any information on the upcoming Mumbai flight in the summer schedule?


I have been wondering the same thing. You would think we would hear something by now, but it feels like all the talk was simply smoke and mirrors.

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by DTWorld
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 33412

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When is the ANA bird supposed to be out of paint? Can't be far off? I was wondering the same thing. Then I came across this. (I tried embedding it but failed miserably. If anyone can explain how that would be greatly appreciated.) https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1068080612362326016 I'd be a littl...

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by DTWorld
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 99
Views: 24969

Re: Air France terminates Joon

It makes me wonder what will happen with their 343s. Will they revert back to AF, or will they be parked altogether?

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ANA Safety Video
Replies: 0
Views: 657

New ANA Safety Video

No YouTube video of it (yet anyway), but their Facebook page mentions a new safety video will be launched for domestic routes starting December 1 and international routes beginning January 1. The theme of it centers around Japanese Kabuki and given NH's reputation for quality, I'm sure it will not d...

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Slightly off topic, but I've been hearing from coworkers on the bus to our parking lot that they've been reconfiguring a few things in the customs hall where we're (finally!) getting mobile passport by the end of the year.

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by DTWorld
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 19240

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du
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Can't wait to see more pictures of the interior. I'm not on the inaugural, but I'm very tempted to book a trip out of my neck of the woods.

For those wanting to track the delivery flight to ATL...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du

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by DTWorld
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 170103

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700
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I think it's safe to say this is the delivery flight for DL's first A220.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700

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by DTWorld
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Michigan has a very significant amount of tourism but we aren't in the top 10, and may barely even make the top 20 states in regards of tourism revenue. The vast majority of tourism is in-state and regionally-driven from states within a day's drive of most destinations. The amount of out-of-state t...

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by DTWorld
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 155698

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.

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by DTWorld
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 9275

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

On the shitty days at work, I jokingly say that all it takes is for some air traffic controller in LGA to sneeze and all hell breaks loose. Sure the terminal investments are nice for LGA, but what is really needed is another runway that will NOT intersect with the approach paths for JFK.

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by DTWorld
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 9184

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

That scarf is nearly as large as the people wearing them!

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by DTWorld
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

and the irony of it is that DL does the ground handling for KLM and AF in most, if not all the hubs. I know that's the case with the AF flight here. I'm friends with plenty of the agents who work that flight at the gate/counter on a daily basis. Oh, and the idea of MEM-AMS returning by virtue of bei...

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by DTWorld
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A380 to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 4316

AF A380 to ATL

https://thepointsguy.com/news/air-franc ... ium=social
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This should make up for the lack of a KE 380 in ATL.

Looks to be effective for the Summer 2019 schedule on AF 689/688

https://thepointsguy.com/news/air-franc ... ium=social

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by DTWorld
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 5057

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

Looks so sophisticated. I'm liking that the sea of navy blue uniforms is going away. It does have some similarities to the AZ uniforms stated above, but again a little more refined, most noticeably in the shades of colors. Perhaps it's the lighting, but the AZ uniforms look like very washed out shad...

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by DTWorld
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

If any of these doom and gloom predictions really came to fruition, I'd be seeing plagues of locusts flying over my place every hour by now!

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by DTWorld
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17786

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

At last, a non-Photoshopped image of this plane! It looks gorgeous and I certainly wouldn't mind having these on my CLT runs in the future. The A220 (I am having awful trouble not writing CSeries!) You and me both. This name change doesn't do my brain any favors in the morning before I have my coffee.

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by DTWorld
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 34449

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Beautiful beyond words.

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by DTWorld
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Airways to Denver
Replies: 37
Views: 4168

Re: Cayman Airways to Denver

This is one of those rare moments when I casually browse a.net, see something like this, and end up either sitting down or pacing back and forth in front of my laptop trying to process the rationale behind this. In other words....

W.T.F. :shock:

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by DTWorld
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?
Replies: 59
Views: 6127

Re: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?

Many of my coworkers came from the NW and even RC days. They say it is like night and day primarily with the training that goes on. According to them, the training was far more thorough and comprehensive than it currently is with DL. While I've been with DL for four years and counting, I can tell th...

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by DTWorld
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 83
Views: 12806

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

I called it. The DTW folks kept saying KE would go into DTW rather than DL adding MSP and KE adding BOS. Yet here we are. It's rather good to see some connecting traffic taken away from DTW. Solid add for KE and I'm positive it'll go daily in short order. It was usually some of the local crazies. O...

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by DTWorld
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet
Replies: 40
Views: 6145

Re: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet

Just when I thought nothing could top the cringeworthiness of DL's safety video that referenced all those viral internet videos, along comes this. I'd rather put my ears through a cheese grater than repeatedly hear that voice.

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by DTWorld
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announcing Boston
Replies: 54
Views: 7010

Re: KLM announcing Boston

ScottB wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
KL0617 AMS 17.00 - BOS 18.30
Clever choice for the flight number.


I see it as more than the area code around BOS. :duck:

Congrats, BOS. Now just get that KE flight to ICN already!

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by DTWorld
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 151614

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

The "rotunda" area in the Center A and Concourse C Skyclubs are currently undergoing a renovation that states "new food serving areas coming soon" Anyone know what they are doing to the Skyclubs? They aren't doing a full club reno, are they? Are they keeping self-serve or puttin...

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by DTWorld
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE's new branding campaign - 'Go Korean'
Replies: 13
Views: 2846

Re: KE's new branding campaign - 'Go Korean'

That flute music doesn't make me think of Korea at all.

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by DTWorld
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 155698

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Random question I am flying DL MSP-AMS on October 6 on an A330 any shot this could be swapped by that point to an A350 or 777 with the new D1 suite? My wife and I are connecting in MSP from BNA I am considering swapping to the connection in DTW to get the A350 with D1 in J, however, the timing of t...

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Orders that didn’t happen
Replies: 81
Views: 4977

Re: Orders that didn’t happen

ANA A340's

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?
Replies: 55
Views: 6958

Re: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?

Wouldn't a potential TPA-AMS route would cannibalize the current flight out of MCO? It takes a little over an hour to drive between the two from what I remember.

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?
Replies: 55
Views: 6958

Re: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?

Probably something out of BNA? Its proximity to ATL seems like a bit of a stretch, but I wouldn't mind being proven wrong. Otherwise, I'd say AUS-AMS and PDX-CDG.

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by DTWorld
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces MSP - ICN
Replies: 168
Views: 21141

Re: RUMOR: DL to Announce MSP - ICN

Now if only KE could announce ICN-BOS already.

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by DTWorld
Thu May 31, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Safety Demo with tribute to previous uniforms
Replies: 43
Views: 3999

Re: New Delta Safety Demo with tribute to previous uniforms

After seeing that mustard brown, I don't think I'll ever complain about the passport plum. :vomit:

Also, I'm glad to see that we're well past the point of those cringe-worthy safety videos filled with comedic skits and/or viral internet references.

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10301

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29

Are the uniforms for the check in/ gate agents, Sky Club agents and FA’s differentiated in any way or do they all get to wear the same pieces? For men, not so much. The blazer for IFS originally was supposed to have epaulets on the shoulders, but that changed as the wear testers claimed it had too ...

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10301

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

However, we all found out later that they can wear the men's uniform under the condition they wear it for at least one year. Oh ugh! No way. Just say no! The female FA’s should NOT be able to wear the men’s uniform! No no no! They will look like they did in the awful Leo Mullin era gray, boxy unifo...

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10301

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

Passport Plum! I think they’ll look great. I’m curious, were any design changes made after the trial period? Yes, several. Many of them were a bit subtle, but one of the most noticeable to the men's uniform is that they darkened the gray much to everyone's relief including my own. The women aren't ...

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by DTWorld
Fri May 25, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 34449

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Wow! At first, I thought it had a bit much going on, but I'm starting to like it.

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by DTWorld
Wed May 23, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 34449

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

^ That does make me wonder too, but the video showed some things that looked VERY encouraging.

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by DTWorld
Mon May 14, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 14231

Re: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms

I actually yawned while looking at them they looked so drab.

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by DTWorld
Mon May 14, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 7572

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

flymco753 wrote:
Bet you they put the 359 on DTW-FRA in the summer when LH deploys the 744.


I think we'd see DTW-CDG go to a 359 well before FRA.

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by DTWorld
Sun May 06, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 124
Views: 16899

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

I've received my extra pieces of it, and all I can say is that May 29 can't come fast enough. The passport plum did take some getting used to, but I definitely understand why the powers that be in ATL chose that color. Not only does it compliment multiple skin tones, it clearly stands out among the ...

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by DTWorld
Sun May 06, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Walt Disney World had an airport?
Replies: 30
Views: 7790

Re: Walt Disney World had an airport with airline service?

I vaguely recall that plane with the blue stripe the last time I was at MGM Studios (aka Hollywood Studios). I haven't been there in years though, and likely wouldn't be back anytime soon as I've had more than my fill of the place.

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by DTWorld
Fri May 04, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 to ORD S18
Replies: 48
Views: 12176

Re: BA A380 to ORD S18

ORD finally gets the A380 they deserve. Congrats! I can't wait to see pictures.

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by DTWorld
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 34449

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

While TN's livery is one of my favorites, I do like how refined and sophisticated this logo is much like FJ. The current one looks a little cartoonish in comparison.

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