Trans World Airlines B757-200 - N701TW

With the announcement of the 757 rework, I thought it was time to bring this request out!

TWA has a storied history in aviation, and having had a significant 757 fleet back in the day, its a perfect airline married with a perfect aircraft. This would be a great way to introduce TWA into infinite flight and to have more retro liveries introduced in the sim. The TWA livery would allow for trans-con routes from JFK, SFO, and LAX, as well as domestic trunk routes from St. Louis.

TWA’s 757’s were taken over by American and Delta post 2001 merger, and are still flying to this day!


Photo credit: Jonathan Holmes (airliners.net)

Well all we have is the TWA 737, which is just a special AA livery. I do think we need more TWA liveries, and the 757 is a great option.

I’m out of votes, but I’m not out of support, and this gets my support!

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Thanks @Butter_Boi! I hope this made it in the livery list that has been finalized already. If not, we’ll have to keep fighting for this to make it’s way in down the road.

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Not really a TWA fan, but this looks sleek! I don’t have enough vote though, maybe later

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Sleek indeed. Thanks for stopping by, any show of support is appreciated!

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Such a beautiful livery! I’ve voted!

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Agreed! Super classy and it brings back the gold from the golden era of the 1960’s. Thanks for voting!

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Another photo of this beautiful bird landing at BWI in April 2000. Just a year later TWA would be no more, as it merged with American Airlines. Why have an American TWA retro jet when you could have the original!


Photo Credit: Jonathan W Holmes

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I voted. Definitely one of the most beautiful liveries on the 757. Hopefully this is one of the historical liveries that the developers brought up in their recent posts.

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Dang we need that in the sim! I’m freeing up a vote for it right now

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Thanks for the support! I really hope so too, would be a lovely retro livery to have in game.

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We really do! Thanks for the support Mateo!

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Bumping this - with the news that only the 4 door configuration 757 was modeled, this livery would be perfect for it to wear!

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It would be a crime to say you want retro liveries and not want to include this one! The swan song of a legendary airline.

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Totally agree! We beg for retro liveries or airlines that ceased operations and then no one pulls up to vote. This aircraft would allow us to fly to airport hubs that usually get overlooked in fly-over country (St. Louis and Kansas City) Sounds like a good thing to me!

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Look at how nice those birds look! We need to have this in IF!

Photo was taken during the final days of TWA at JFK.


Photo Credit: George W. Hamlin

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So, as stated on the post; Delta received some of TWA’s 757’s? If so, does that mean the DL 757’s without winglets are all TWA mergers?

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Without a doubt, you got my vote. Big TWA fan being from STL would love to see their liveries implemented into the game.

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Thanks for the support! Glad to see there are more TWA fans on the forum!

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Delta received some of TWA’s 757’s starting in 2007 I believe, which all came with winglets installed as part of an upgrade package done in an aero-tech shop.

These then were the first planes to get the new business elite seat as they would then be flown on trans-cons and Atlantic crossings from NY and Boston.

Most of DL’s 757’s that didn’t have winglets back then were ordered by delta themselves or inherited by the Northwest merger.

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