Air Canada reveals newest Retrojet paint scheme on the A220
Final week, Airbus opened its paint hangar doorways in Mirabel and let us peek inside the place the newest plane is being painted for Air Canada. As a substitute of the same old black and white ‘Raccoon masks’ livery that Air Canada is now sporting throughout its fleet, the airline has opted to nod to its historical past, revealing its particular Trans-Canada Air Traces design.
The livery design featured on the earlier incarnation of Air Canada, earlier than it modified its title in 1965 to the model we all know right now. This mid-century throwback is a nod to the heritage the airline has constructed up through the years, and follows current tendencies whereby most main carriers have painted a number of plane in a ‘Retrojet’ paint scheme.
This design is definitely hanging, choosing a gray fuselage with Pink cheat strains working all the size of the plane. It’s not the primary plane to characteristic this design lately, in actual fact, again in 1997 the airline painted an A319 in precisely the identical scheme earlier than sadly retiring it final month.
This A220 will quickly be part of the fleet, which already options 16 plane of the sort, and the identical once more nonetheless on order.