IcelandAir Boeing MAX aircrraft lined up on tarmac on a rainy day. The body of the aircraft are white and the tails are blue with each have a different color stripe along the edge. The stripe colors are cyan, mustard and pink.

Press Release: A new colourful livery for Icelandair

Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueThis month, Icelandair is introducing a new livery with colours inspired by Icelandic nature, including the northern lights. As part of a complete refresh of the Icelandair brand, this is the first time the whole livery design has changed since 2006, supporting the promise of bringing the spirit of Iceland to the world.

TF-ICE, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 named Jökulsárlón (after Iceland’s famous glacier lagoon), is the first of Icelandair’s fleet to be painted in the new livery, with plans to have a total of five MAX aircraft with the new livery in operation by the end of February.

Icelandair intend for the whole Boeing 737 MAX 8/9 fleet to be painted by the end of November 2022 alongside the aircraft maintenance schedule, a total of 14 planes. Furthermore, Icelandair plan to also paint their regional fleet in the new livery colours, a total of 5 planes, by the end of October 2022.

Icelandair’s new livery aircraft will have five different tail colors, representing different phenomena in Icelandic nature:

  • The bright turkish is a representation of the northern lights
  • The bright magenta signifies the collective creative power of Iceland, with just a hint of sunrise
  • The bright cyan is the refreshing Icelandic summer sky that’s filled with light
  • The bright yellow is the sun reflecting off waterfalls, glaciers, and even simmering magma.
  • And the bright green represents the life that can be found, even after the harshest of events

Primary fuselage colors:

  • The Icelandair blue is Iceland’s heritage color and the backdrop to the dancing auroras
  • The Icelandair white represents Icelandic glaciers

“Icelandair is delighted to be able to kick off 2022 with an exciting new livery design, our first since 2006. Part of a wider brand refresh, the new livery colours represent the different natural wonders Iceland is renowned for. From the aurora borealis, to the vast Icelandic glaciers and waterfalls, Icelandair’s new livery design celebrates the true spirit of Iceland.” says Head of Global Marketing at Icelandair, Gísli S. Brynjólfsson. 

Icelandair MAX aircraft tail. This tail is a royal blue with a cyan stripe along the edge.

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About Icelandair

Icelandair is the national carrier of Iceland. Since its foundation in 1937, Icelandair has steadily expanded its route network, using the unique geographical location of Iceland as a hub midway between Europe and North America. In in 2022 Icelandair will fly to more than 50 gateways in Europe, North America, Greenland and Iceland.

The networks of Icelandair and Air Iceland Connect (AIC), are part of Icelandair Group, an airfreight and logistics business, as well as aircraft leasing and consulting and travel services. Icelandair Group is listed on Nasdaq Iceland.

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