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American Airlines was met with criticism and a few approving nods after unveiling its new livery and logo this morning. The flight attendants’ union started looking for deeper meaning at whether there was a hint of the merger hidden in the color scheme, while many consumers were puzzled to why American would fix the one part of its business that wasn’t already broken.
Here top executives explain how the design was chosen, what each component stands for, and why was done now. The airline has also released a new commercial featuring the rebranded 777.