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Pictures of the British Airways Negus Retro Livery 747

by Matt Falcus

The fourth and final of the new retro liveries unveiled by British Airways on its aircraft to celebrate its 100th anniversary has now been applied to Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB.

The arrival of the aircraft rounds off a nostalgic few weeks for the aviation community. Enthusiasts around the world have already been treated to a British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) liveried Boeing 747, a British European Airways (BEA) Airbus 319 and a British Airways Landor 747, which have collectively flown to more than 30 destinations across the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America.

The special series of designs have been introduced to mark British Airways’ centenary, as the airline celebrates its past while looking to the future. Alongside the heritage liveries, all new aircraft entering the fleet, including the A350, will continue to receive today’s Chatham Dockyard design.

The Negus-liveried 747-400, registration G-CIVB, entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport earlier this month where it was painted with the first version of the Negus livery which adorned the British Airways fleet from 1974-1980, directly after the merger of BOAC and BEA and the formation of the airline that customers know today.

G-CIVB Rolling Out.
Iain White – Fennell Photography.

British Airways Negus 747 Aircraft
Taken: 21st March 2019
Picture by: Stuart Bailey

G-CIVB Rolling Out.
Iain White – Fennell Photography.


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Richard Ingraham Pigott March 22, 2019 - 6:33 pm

I like the old liveries a lot more than the current one!!!


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