Who has not been astonished at an airport when he sees a particularly eye-catching airplane with an extremely elaborate paint job? More and more often, airlines make use of special painting whether to celebrate an anniversary, advertise a certain product, or just to attract attention. In this book, the author uses superb, detailed color images to portray, for the first time, nearly all the special paintings of international airlines, along with background information on their history. Among others, the following airlines are presented: Lufthansa, Germanwings, Germania, LTU, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, BMI, Ryanair, Air France, Alitalia, SAS, Finnair, KLM, Iberia, SAA, Cathay Pacific, All Nippon, JAL, Korean Air, Asiana, China Airlines, Singapore, Quantas, Air China, PIA, Qatar, Etihad, Emirates, El Al, Southwest, Northwest, Delta, United, American, America West, Braniff, US Air, Air Canada, Varig, TAM, Star Alliance.
Colorful Aircraft Unique Paint Schemes on the Worlds Passenger Airliners (A Schiffer Military History Book)