Qantas and Aer Lingus New Livery Comparison - What are your thoughts?

Hello, Infinite Flight Community! Just recently, Aer Lingus has unveiled a brand new livery. A few years ago, Qantas also unveiled a new livery. So far, I have seen some similarities between the two liveries. For example, the bands before the coloured tail (on Qantas - Grey band, on Aer Lingus - Green band). Upon reading other topics, I’ve found that there are other airlines with a similar livery, but these two stood out.

Qantas’ new livery on A330-300:
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Aer Lingus’ new livery on A330-300:

Here are some videos:

Qantas:

Aer Lingus:

What are your thoughts?

PS: This is the first topic I’ve ever created on IFC so try not to be…mean or something like that. Show some love and support! Omg, that sounded soo cringe…

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My opinion is that they look quite similar, and that the Qantas livery looks better, although the Aer Lingus livery does not look half bad.


This classifies as a #real-world-aviation topic. As you are only a basic user, you cannot post in #real-world-aviation yet.

Because it is your first topic, I will move it to #real-world-aviation for you. Just remember this for next time.

:)

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Aww… Thanks for doing that! I will definitely remember this for next time! I deeply appreciate what you have done. :D

I could also say the same about your opinion. When I first saw Aer Lingus’ new livery. I thought it wasn’t bad at all…until I read the comments on YouTube…

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The Grey Lining on the Qantas is the perfect touch…Qantas FTW

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I know right! That’s what I also thought when I first saw this… But, it’s quite refreshing to see a new Aer Lingus.

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The perfect touch indeed… I wouldn’t be able to imagine any other colour that could do a better job than the grey band…

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It is indeed good to see a new livery!

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While these liverys look the same, I’m guess Aer Lingus had long talks internally about the design of their new livery so they wouldn’t have to deal with a PR mess of them looking like they have the same livery as Qantas.

This reminds me of the Qantas v Westjet fiasco a few months back. That was almost a carbon copy. This, although the same tail design is nothing like that.

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What was the fiasco about? I forgot… Did it have anything to do with the livery or slogan (Qantas: Spirit of Australia, WestJet: The Spirit of Canada)?

It’s a bit of both

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Oh… Okay! Interesting…

Oh, one more thing. I’ve added videos to my first post regarding the transformations from both airlines old liveries to the new ones… Watch them if you want… :D

A lot of airlines have adopted the extended tail design for a livery. I like the Aer Lingus livery, the colors are nice. I think it marks the era just like the stripe along the windows.

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You couldn’t have said it any better… :)

Basically the same

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