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Negus retro livery arrives at Heathrow Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

British Airways Welcomes Last Retro Livery: Negus

British Airways unveiled the fourth and final retro livery as a Boeing 747-400 painted in 'Negus' colors touched down at London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning, continuing the airline's 100-year centenary celebrations. The livery appeared in 1974 and was the first to bring back the name “British airways," which first appeared up until 1939 when the original British Airways livery merged with Imperial Airways to form BOAC. [caption id="attachment_32259" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] British Airways crew celebrate the debut of the Negus…

British Airways Reveals Third Retro Livery

British Airways has unveiled a third retro livery to mark the centenary year for the airline. The return of the Landor livery has been repainted on G-BNLY, one of the airline's 34 remaining Boeing 747-400s. This is the second retro livery to be painted on a British Airways 747. February…

The Centenary: British Airways Reveals Retro BOAC Livery on 747

As part of their 100th birthday celebrations, British Airways has painted Boeing 747-400, registered as G-BYGC, into a retro BOAC livery. BOAC, or British Overseas Air Corporation, commenced operations on April 1, 1940. It was created by an Act of Parliament to become Britain’s state airline, forming from the merger…

American Quietly Adds Polished Aluminum Retro Livery to a Boeing…

American's polished aluminum livery, also known as the "tri-color" design, has been a fan favorite among customers and employees since its debut in the late 1960s. The livery, featuring a polished aluminum fuselage, red, white, and blue bars along the length of the aircraft, and "AA" stenciled on the tail,…