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British Airways launches its final retro aircraft livery today

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The 4th and final British Airways aircraft to be repainted as part of the 100th birthday celebrations is due to land at Heathrow this morning.

There is a press launch but unfortunately we can’t make it as we are attending a Malaysia Airlines event.  Look out for a review of their Terminal 4 lounge and A350 business and First Class seating soon.

British Airways has repainted a Boeing 747 with the ‘Negus’ livery, which was the first one used by the modern-day BA after the merger of BOAC and BEA in 1974.  It will retain the livery until the aircraft is retired in 2022.  The original looks like this:

British Airways Negus livery

We will bring you some pictures of the repainted aircraft over the weekend.

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