United Airlines and Continental Airlines revealed (11-Aug-2010) refinements to the visual branding for the new airline that will result from their merger. A corresponding update of the combined airline’s aircraft livery will adopt Continental’s livery, colours and design, including its blue-gold-white globe image on the tail, combined with the new-style UNITED name on the fuselage. [more - United Airlines] [more - Continental Airlines SEC Filing 1] [more - Continental Airlines SEC Filing 2]
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