"Star Alliance" Plane

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  1. jparker

    jparker Silver Member

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    I was in New Orleans a week or so ago and, on the drive into the airport, I saw an aircraft that was trimmed only in Star Alliance fashion. Logo on the tail fin, Star Alliance across the body, and no indication of the actual airline operating the flight.

    At least, that is what I saw. What would be the purpose of this plane? A charter? Something else? Has anyone else seen this?

    Just curious. I hardly ever fly Star Alliance so have no idea.

    Jason
     
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    harvson3 Silver Member

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    From the all-knowing Wikipedia:

    It seems odd that you wouldn't see the airline markings. They should be there. What you saw was probably UA or US, given that those are the two alliance members who fly to MSY. See others here.
     
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    I don't know if it's an Alliance requirement, but I've seen numerous *A livery aircraft... from a variety of airlines...

    The airlines own logo is still there... on the fuselage...
     
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    jparker Silver Member

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    I probably just didn't see the airline's own logo since I was some distance away. Thanks for the info. I had no idea.
     
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    It is. I don't know what the rule is, but there is one that requires the airlines to have planes in that livery. Of them, SQ avoids it the most.
     

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