Painted Skies: news and pictures of aircraft special liveries – June 5

A319-112     3660     OK-NEP     CSA Czech Airlines
seen at FRA 30/05/13 with a special “90 1923-2013” anniversary sticker on the fuselage instead of the standard CSA logo

A320-212     187     F-GFKS     Air France (SKYTEAM cs)     
last service 21/04/13, ferried 07/05/13 CDG-NWI, seen at NWI 03/06/13 in basic SKYTEAM cs, for part out and scrap

A320-214     4699     OK-HCA     Holidays Czech Airlines
ferried 29/04/13 JED-PRG after lst/opf NAS Air, back in service since 02/05/13 again in special “PRAGUE loves YOU” cs

A320-214     5587     EC-LVP     Vueling Airlines
unveiled at BCN 30/05/13 in special “Linking Europe” cs (different cs on port side / starboard side)
port side:
starboard side:

B737-890(wl)     35179 / 2072     N560AS     Alaska Airlines
seen at PAE 02/06/13 in special *Hawaii* / “Spirit of the Islands” cs after paint, officially unveiled 03/06/13, different cs on port side / starboard side
port side:
starboard side: Original story here.

More on this livery here.

B737-8JP(wl)     40544 / 4474     LN-NID     Norwegian Air Shuttle
delivered 29-30/05/13 BFI-OSL with white tail cs, entered service 31/05/13 OSL-ARN, now with “Christina Nilsson Swedish opera singer” tail cs

Bombardier Global Express     9060     M-ATAR     Palmer Aviation (Australia)
seen at BNE 30/05/13 in special “Palmer United” cs (Promoting mining magnate Clive Palmer’s new Palmer United party. Clive Palmer has recently launched a campaign to run for Prime Minister.)

Canadair CRJ-200ER     7179     VP-BMN     RusLine
seen at NWI 03/06/13 in white/golden RusLine cs after paint, ex red/golden cs Air Volga cs (arrived at NWI 28/05/13)

Embraer 170SU     17000036     F-HBXP     HOP! 
in service since 30/05/13 after paint, ex Régional Airlines in special *white/gold* cs (last service as such 23/05/13)

Embraer 195AR     19000628     PR-AXV     Azul Línhas Aéreas
seen at SJK 29/05/13 in special hybrid Trip/Azul cs named “Espírito de União” prior delivery

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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