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Crazy, Gaudy, Clever: Airline Paint Jobs

Crazy, Gaudy, Clever: Airline Paint Jobs

Does the paint job of an airplane — otherwise known as its livery — make a difference to you? Does a pastel rendering of Hello Kitty or a cuddly panda impart a sense of fun and high spirits? Or does it make you think, “Just who the hell is flying this plane and how serious are they about it, really?”

Either way, airlines around the world have a proud tradition of getting goofy with the looks of their aircraft. Unusual livery designs are often meant to publicize partnerships or promote special events, such as company anniversaries. CNN posted a gallery today that shows a few of its favorites over the years.

For the complete story by Simon Busch of CNN.com, click here.

Updated: September 25, 2013 — 11:53 AM
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