Continental to unveil 737-900ER “Blue Skyway”

 

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Continental Airlines (Houston) in celebration of its 75th Anniversary is painting its new Boeing 737-924 ER N75436 (msn 33531) in a retro 1947 “Blue Skyway” livery. The new special color scheme adorned aircraft will fly to Houston on June 25 and will be unveiled to the employees at gate E5 at 3 p.m. (1500). The following day the airliner will fly to Newark for an anniversary celebration at 10 a.m. (1000) at gate 120. The 737 will then fly to Cleveland for another celebration at 1:30 p.m. on the same day at 1:30 p.m. (1330).  The Douglas DC-3 and Convair 240-era “Blue Sky” 1947 livery was selected by the employees in a contest.  Further information (registration?) and any photos are always welcome.