British Airways Boeing 747-436 Chelsea Rose Livery
About British Airways
British Airways is a full service operational airline founded in 1974. The Airline is the flag carrier of the United Kingdom. It was created by BOAC, BEA, Cambrian and Northeast Airlines. The airline was one of the 2 airlines that had the BAE Aerospatiale Concorde. It is part of oneworld alliance and it’s hub is in London’s LHR airport.
British Airways Utopia Project
In 1997, The famous Landor livery was changed to the Chatham Dockyard livery. They changed this because it was very imperial. To make their customers forget about this, they created a livery or each plane which would represent a place in the world. The 747 In the question here is G-CIVB.
Here are some liveries shown here:
Animals and Trees By Cg’ose Ntcoxo
Blomsteräng by Ulrica Hydman Vallien
and Rendezvous by Yip Man-Yam.
Chelsea Rose, Made by Pierce Casey was made for England. It represented an English rose. It was met with harsh backlash to the point where Margret Thatcher, Former PM of The UK, Stated that " We fly the British Flag, Not These Awful Things", And covered an Animals and Trees 747 Tail with tissue. This quickly ended in 2001 and the last plane to have this livery on was G-MEDA with the Whale rider on, representing Canada. It was repainted in 2002.
About The Boeing 747-400
The Boeing 747-400 is a wide-body airliner produced by Boeing. The aircraft was rolled out on January 26th, 1988. The Launch Customer was Northwest Airlines, Now known as Delta Air Lines. The Type was created from 1988 until 2005. 442 Orders were made with 66 Airlines and 2 Countries. These countries were The United States and Kuwait.
Why This Livery Should be Added
This Livery should be added because it stood for a good thing in global society and it really sticks out with the Rose on the tail. UK customers may be a bit happy considering if they like the livery or not. BAVA would also have a secondary 747 livery as well.