Today I got to catch an airplane I've known about for some time but have only seen once, and that when the camera wasn't handy. This Lufthansa B747-8I wears a legacy livery that, in my humble opinion, is much more appealing than the new livery that Lufthansa has recently introduced. Since Lufthansa operates the B747-8 seasonally at LAX, it's been months since the last time I saw this airplane and I've been hoping to catch it ever since.
Just to recap, Lufthansa's livery went from this:
And now this:
In other livery news, United just announced their new paint scheme yesterday. And then lo and behold, look what taxied out this afternoon:
This chance shot shows the new United colors on a B737-800 and the retiring ex-Continental colors on a SkyWest E-175:
Congratulations to DD and MK, our latest controllers to finish training -- just in time for summer!