airBaltic marks 100 years of Latvian independence with A220 flag livery

 Pictures: airBaltic

Pictures: airBaltic

As Europe marks 100 years of the end of World War I, a bunch of nations are also celebrating the centenary of their independence, a direct consequence of the end of the conflict.

One of them is Latvia, whose local airline, airBaltic, has decided to celebrate in style with a truly eye-catching livery on one of its Airbus A220s.

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The red and white colours of the Latvian flag are the motives chosen to decorate the fuselage of the aircraft, quite an aesthetic departure from the bright light green and white of the airline’s normal livery (engines and wingtips are still green, though).

The livery was presented at an event that included some traditional Latvian dances and, from the look of it, it took place at the same hangar where we welcomed the very first A220 (back then CS300)

A red and white flag livery was also used by LOT a few months ago to mark 100 years of Polish independence. On that occasion not just one, but two aircraft (a Boeing 737-800 MAX and a Boeing 787-9) where decorated with colours of the national flag of Poland.