Posted by: pizzainmotion | December 12, 2012

Confirmed: No Polished (Unpainted) Finish For American Airlines’ New Livery

American Airlines’ first 777-300ER touched down at DFW today, looking like it’s substantially covered in white.  I can’t confirm it’s paint and not a decal, but it sure looks like paint.  This is not earth-shattering news, it was pretty widely expected to be a much more significant paint/decal job.

Click on the link to see the pictures, or see below:

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Sigh, change is a part of life.  And, who knows?  I may really like the new livery.  But, I’ll sure miss the old one.  Yes, I know that makes me a bit weird when it comes to travel.  But, then again, I think we’ve already confirmed that.  After all, who goes to Zurich for 18 hours?


  1. […] News and Notes from Around the Interweb: Win Virgin America 20% Off Vouchers or an Amazon Gift Card AviancaTaca increasing many of their premium cabin award prices by 2500 miles each way Trust us, your hotel duvet cover has been laundered Photos of American’s new 777-300ER.. sadly not in the airline’s new livery […]

  2. Well anyone follwing KPAE blogspot has known this for weeks as the plane has been going through trials. Blue and light gray here we come…

    • True, but I was still vainly holding out hope…

  3. […] Confirmed: No Polished (Unpainted) Finish For American Airlines’ New Livery […]

  4. […] for as long as I can recall as opposed to the fully painted plane that most other carriers favor.  It became clear a while ago AA wasn’t going the route of an unpainted plane for the future, so it was really just a matter of waiting to see what the new look was.  And […]

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