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The unique tail art of Air India Express – VT-AXW and VT-AXX – Bangalore Aviation

The unique tail art of Air India Express – VT-AXW and VT-AXX


Air India Express has one of the most unusual liveries in the airline industry across the world. Each Boeing 737-800 has a different tail art with each side of the tail reflecting an aspect of India.

In our on-going series, today we feature the tails of VT-AXW and VT-AXX.

VT-AXW features the religious diversity of India in the form of the Charminar or “Mosque of the four Minarets”, in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, and the Buddhist shrine of the ‘Great Stupa’ at Sanchi, in the central India state of Madhya Pradesh, originally commissioned by emperor Ashoka the Great, in the third century.

VT-AXX features the geographical diversity of India from the towering snow capped Himalayas in the extreme north, to the sun-kissed beaches all along the peninsula of India which starts in Gujarat in the west to Kanyakumari in the south to West Bengal in the east.

Click here for all the articles in the Air India Express tail art series. Please visit us on Monday December 28, for the final sets of tail art pictures. Have a great, safe and enjoyable holiday.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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