Copyright Photo: Nik French. VLM's Fokker F.27 Mk. 050 OO-VLP (msn 20209) was previously painted as The Green Machine and before that in the Euro 2008 soccer colors. It is pictured at Manchester after dark in CityJet's colors.
VLM Airlines (Antwerp) has started repainting its fleet into CityJet’s 2007 colors. CityJet will be the surviving carrier when Air France subsidiary CityJet (Dublin) is merged with VLM. The two carriers will operate under the CityJet name starting on January 1, 2010. However both carriers will continue to operate under each AOC until this date.
G-ZAPU taxies at Manchester with the new titles. Copyright Photo: Nik French.
Titan Airways (London-Stansted) has added “Pixie Lott” (Victoria Louise Lott) titles to its Boeing 757-2Y0 G-ZAPU (msn 26151) for the upcoming Baby-G tour. Pixie will be introducing her “Turn it Up” album on September 14.
For those that are uninformed here is a picture of the English singer-songwriter:
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Myair (Italy) (myair.com) (My Way Airlines) (Vicenza) on July 21 received notice from the ENAC that its AOC would be suspended by tomorrow (July 24) at midnight. Myair has stopped selling tickets. The company had been given a temporary AOC in June and Italy’s ENAC was hoping the airline would be able to work through its cash problems. However some recent flight cancellation leaving hundreds of passengers stranded left ENAC with no other solution. Myair started its low-fare operations on December 17, 2004.
Operating for Thomas Cook Airlines (UK), Mint Airways' EC-LBC arrives at night at Manchester. Copyright Photo: Nik French.
Mint Airways (Mint Airlines S. L. dba) (Madrid) is a new Spanish ACMI charter airline. The new company leased 232-seat Boeing 757-28A EC-LBC (msn 26276) named “Tato Goya” from ILFC on May 29, 2009. Operations commenced this month. Besides flying for other airlines, Mint is also operating from MAD to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Amman.
Respecting L'Avion's original purple colors, the OpenSkies titles have been painted in purple. Copyright Photo: Pepscl.
Boeing 757-26D F-HAVI (msn 24473) arrives at Paris (Orly) with the new colors. Please click on photo to see how it was painted before repainting. Copyright Photo: Pepscl.
L’Avion (Elysair dba) (OpenSkies) (subsidiary of British Airways) (Paris-Orly) is slowly slipping into the sunset. One example is the repainting of its Boeing 757-26D F-HAVI (msn 24473). After repainting at London (Heathrow), F-HAVI ferried back to Paris (Orly) on March 19. The airliner is now painted in full OpenSkies colors with a few subtle differences besides the French registration.