(CNN) – Most airplane exteriors look alike – white backdrop, bold lettering, company logo – but now and again, unveil a lever that differs from the airline pack.
The German airline Condor is the latest carrier to further its leverage game with a simple yet stylish paint job. According to the airline, Condor’s fleet will soon be wrapped in candy-colored bold stripes, inspired by “parasols, bath towels and beach chairs.”
There are five color options: Condor says the blue stripes represent the ocean, the yellow stripes reminiscent of sunlight, the red represents “passion”, the green represents “island” and the unbleached wool-gold stripe tells tourists about the sandy beach. Thinks.
The airline suggests that the stripes also represent “a group of guests, a variety of employees and opportunities to explore the world with condors”.
Rendering displays Condor’s new candy-colored striped aircraft.
The first striped Condor aircraft has already taken off – the yellow-striped A321 flew from Frankfurt, Germany to Lanzarote, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, at noon on April 5.
Condor’s fleet has more than 50 aircraft, and promises that by 2024 most aircraft will be dyed. Expect the six-striped aircraft to be operational by this summer, the aircraft will fly to destinations including the Canary Islands, Greece and Egypt.
Top photo courtesy of Condor