50+ Popular Airline Logos

Every day thousands of people take it to the air… With so many airlines to choose from, branding is extremely important and at its core lies logo design.

In this article we’ll take a logo at the logos of over 50 popular airlines. The list is by no means a complete list of all airlines and is just intended for inspiration for your own projects.

Noteworthy is the lack of any depiction of an airplane in most of these logos, but a tendency to suggest flying through the use of curved shapes that resemble wings.

The fonts used tend to be sans serif for the most part, although there’s a fair share of serif typefaces as well. The colors vary a lot, but there appears to be a clear tendency towards reds and blues. Now fasten your seatbelt and let’s take off!

aeroflot



 



aeromexico



 



airberlin



 



aircanada



 



air india



 



air_new_zealand_logo2



 



airfrance2



 



airmadagascar



 



air phillipines



 



airtran



 



alaskaairlines3



 




alitalia



 



american airlines



 



austrian2



 



avianca1



 



ba2



 



brusselsairlines2



 



cathay pacific



 



china_airlines



 



continental-airlines-logo2



 



croatia2



 



delta3



 



dagonair



 



elal2



 



emirates_logo2



 



ethiopianairlines4



 



garudaindonesia



 



hawaiian2



 



iberia2



 



icelandair_logo2



 



jal2



 



klm2



 



korean air



 



lan2



 



lot2



 



lufthansa4



 



malaysia



 



midweat



 



northwest



 



oceanic



 



qantas2



 



sabena2



 



singapore_airlines2



 



southafricanairways2



 



southwest2



 



spirit



 



srilankan



 



swiss



 



swissair3



 



tap



 



tarom



 



thai4



 



turkish



 

united



 

varig



 



vietnamairlines



 



virgin4



 



wideroe

What do you think of these logo designs? Which one is your favorite?

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  • http://www.brushthis.com Liora

    This is an excellent idea for a post and was interesting to view. The logos show not just great design, but often concepts that give each country its special flavor.

  • dani

    MAT is missing…Macedonia Air Transport
    http://www.mat.com.mk

    • antonios

      Probably the MAT logo is not in here because it’s a STOLEN LOGO from its original Place GREECE.

      SO IF SKOPJE WILL BE CREATIVE ENOUGH TO FIND AN ORIGINAL LOGO THAT REPRESENTS THEIR HERITAGE AND BACKROUND PLEASE ADD IT .

    • socrates

      there is no such country man… perhaps you should study your history more carefully

    • dragon

      Why not use Microsoft or Adobe logo in your airline company’s name? You use stolen logos, flags, history & names anyway, so you can be very radical. Please show respect to other people’s history, make your own ideas. Macedonia is not a country! Now get a grip and keep on reading this great blog!

  • Kumail

    Air india and china have horrible logos, I did like the Srilankan airline logo ! great list.

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Loved that one too!

    • http://mil-an.co.uk Milan

      I think Air India’s logo is quite good compared to some of the others…

    • admiral

      This is a great place to visit for aviation and plane craze freaks ! The Indian logo is that of a Maharaja (King) in India. India is known for its Kings and Emperors and that is why it has retained the logo of the Maharaja that welcomes its guests into its abode…

  • http://www.webunicorn.com WebUnicorn

    very interesting idea
    professional business logos are always fill of inspiration and art

    i would like to add: Egypt Airway
    http://www.egyptair.com/EAImages/Logo.gif

  • http://www.artada.de Raffy

    Nice collection.

  • http://112mirabela.wordpress.com/ maja

    I think corporate logos of airlines are special category of corporate identity discipline. And you made a nice collection.

    I like the logo of Swissair. And Lufthansa. But mostly not because of form or typography usage or composition, I remember the service on the flights by them were great.

    Swissair airline doesn’t exist anymore, unfortunately. But logo stays :)

    • ricolino1

      yes it does, just look at the planes on and you’ll find them

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  • gwangpa

    Interesting!
    I can’t find any our country airlines. so I sad.
    I’m from korea :)

    How about below?
    http://www.koreanair.com/img/new/bg/img03.jpg

    • admiral

      I thought Korean Air was there…

      • http://alexdesigns.deviantart.com Alex Marin

        I thought that was Pepsi? :D

  • http://www.frankychan04.com Franky Chanyau

    Awsome list. Has anyone noticed the trick of the eye on the TAP logo. Try focusing in the middle of the A at the Un-screened square like shape it makes. If you relax your eyes a little you can make out a road :o Or a runway!

  • http://www.instantshift.com DKumar M.

    I know Lufthansa is the best… but repeating it’s logo twice is little over-reacting ;) That narrow this down to “49 Popular Airline Logos”

    Nice Showcase….
    DKumar M.

  • http://kysuxd.com dungiis

    It’s glad to see Vietnam airline logo listed here. 50 Logos are very pretty and it’s so hard to chose one of the best in 50 logos. i love Austrian Logo, British airways logo, Brussels Airlines logo, Quntas Logo, Singapore airlines logo, Spirit airlines… many many of them. But i voted for Qantas Logo

  • http://torbo.net/ Bjørn Torbo

    Swiss International Air Lines for sure! I am such a sucker for Helvetica…

  • http://www.finndesigns.co.uk/ Colleen

    Don’t forget Air Zimbabwe! http://www.airzimbabwe.com/

  • http://jainamistry.com Jaina

    Great that you added Oceanic in there as well. Cool list.

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Did anyone catch that? :)

      • http://lekevicius.com Jonas

        Surely, it’s very awesome! :D

  • http://espresso-online.info theamoeba

    great list, i think u repeated lufthanse btw.

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Yes I did – removed the second one.

  • http://freelancercrowd.com/tutorials.html Crowd

    AirMexico and Swiss ones

  • joana

    TAP

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Also one of my favorites!

  • http://www.marcofolio.net/ Marco

    Pretty unique and interesting article. Was really inspirational and cool to see some that I already know.

    Keep up the good work!

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  • http://ua2fga.homelinux.com Artem Kulchenko

    My favorite is AEROFLOT. It’s not presented here :-(

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Just added…

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  • http://www.vansgn.com/blog vansgn

    i would like to add:finnair

  • sakana

    cool compilation! i’m proud MAS (malaysia airlines) is on the list but i love thai logo the most, methinks.

  • Diablow
  • http://blog.silverthan.gr Silverthan

    Check out Aegean Air’s logo…

    http://www.aegeanair.com/

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      OK, I’ve added it.

  • Brian Spence

    Nice mention of Oceanic Air. Also, you have Lufthansa twice.

  • http://monographic.deviantart.com Erdem
  • http://subiectiv.ro Alex Mihaileanu

    SwissAir and Lufthansa appear twice.
    See this as well: http://www.tarom.ro/. Everyone I know says it’s oldish and kinda communistical (well, Romania used to be a communist country until 1989), but I like the logo. It’s actually more than decent.

  • http://www.theroxor.com Kevin

    Very nice collection
    Delta and Lufthansa are my favorites

  • Jeff

    I love that you threw in the Oceanic logo. On that same note, you forgot the new Ajira Air logo from season 5: http://www.ajiraairways.com/images/ajira_logo.png

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  • http://www.soulvisual.com Jeremy

    oceanic, hehe…
    Austrian is my favorite.

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  • http://twitter.com/designsheffield Abbas

    I quite like the Air New Zealand logo. It’s a brilliant representation of the country’s cultural heritage, in the form of an airline mark.

    PS. You’ve display the Swiss Air logo twice.

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Swissair doesn’t exist anymore, it was replaced by Swiss. I’ve listed them both as I liked both logos.

      • Ashleigh

        I recently saw a large plane landing at SFO with a striking design: red and white stripes on the tail, and a large blue roundel with a white star inside, which was on the side near the front of the plane. I didn’t see a name. Can anyone tell me what it was?

  • ADprof

    After having just shown the movie Helvetica to my class, I can’t help but notice how many of these use Helvetica. Optima also seems a popular choice.

  • http://www.davidhellmann.com David Hellmann

    SwissAir is cool and simple!

  • http://www.snowfaction.com SnowFaction

    Make that 49 logos! Swiss Air is listed twice! Haha.

  • Mats

    This is nice. Many good logos. One of my favorite is the redesign of the old Widerøe logo. A small airliner in Norway: http://www.wideroe.no/

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Nice one indeed – just added!

  • http://jthotblog.blogspot.com/ JTOne

    where russian aeroflot?

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Several requests for this one, I’ve just added it.

  • http://enatmedia.com eNat

    I dont like the flower of China, the idea using this traditional kinda flower is good, but the execution is so bad

  • http://enatmedia.com eNat

    I love Thai Airways and Vietnam Airlines, traditional yet very morden, love Singapore and Emirates too
    Air France is not in the list ?

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      It is…. however Air France recently redesigned their logo and the new one is presented in this article, not the old one.

    • http://www.naanh.com/ haa

      haha, me too, lol

  • http://none craz11

    Oceanic! HAHA! Crazy Lost-heads!

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  • Raphael

    Oceanic is enigmatic! I wonder what is AXN was thinking about. There’s must have something do with DHARMA (LOST)….. Oo

    I great idead for post, would be Top List of best fake logos made for TV, Movies or Sitcoms! Very hard to get, but there is a lot around. Evert sitcom have one brand for a company on show.

    This airlines logos are very creatives being conservative.

  • http://variant73.deviantart.com variant73

    where is Varig logo ?

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      I was looking for that one for a while – and just found it, added!

  • NWAGRB

    Northwest isn’t gone … YET … and it does have a very prominent presence across both big ponds ….. http://www.nwa.com

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      Added!

  • http://www.vikingkarwur.com Viking KARWUR

    My Fav : Garuda Indonesia

  • Beau

    I see one person caught the Oceanic logo reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_Airlines

  • b0gie

    Well now I know where Pepsi got its new logo (Korean Air)

  • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

    Thanks for the great comments so far.

    I’ve corrected some things and added a few new ones…. A couple of people spotted the fake airline logo… did you?

  • Blondie

    OH! Is he fake airline logo Oceanic? I was looking down the list thinking “I didn’t think that was a real airline…”

    I like Hawaiian

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      You got it!

  • Akmal Fikri

    you left out airasia.. the logo quite pretty..

  • AJAX
  • http://abdusfauzi.com abdusfauzi

    Yea! Malaysian Airlines!

    Loves airline logos. They’re so professionally simple and awesome. Easy to read and to remember. I wish I can develop a logo with those aspect. :)

  • Christos

    I think the Olympic tail logo should be in here as well, as it is a timeless classic.

  • http://bca.travel Evelyn

    Knowing that you are only showing 50 airlines, quite a few are missing – Aer Lingus, ANA, Jet Blue, bmi. Also the South African Airways logo is more than 4 years old. New logo came on in 2005. Also, you show 2 Swiss logos and one is non-existant as well as Varig is gone.

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      I didn’t mean to showcase an updated list of all exisiting logos, so that’s why I’m including some older ones. The list is not meant to be comprehensive.

  • Dave

    I think it’s important to point out that some of these logos are obviously Airline logos because they incorporate the shape of the tail or the airplane into the logo. You instinctively and immediately know it’s an airline logo even if you’ve never heard of the company before.

    At first glance – Other logos might belong to a football tram, accounting firm, clothing line, beverage or whatever.

  • http://www.davingreenwell.com Davin Greenwell

    Winners for me were:
    Garuda
    Lufthansa
    Singapore Airlines
    Wideroe

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  • Liam

    Brilliant topic , like to add Starflyer.jp a japanese startup airline with not only terrific logo but the design across the whole brand take a look at there planes WOW! tinyurl.com/starflyer

  • http://www.uniqo.biz Luis Franco

    Tap

  • Tej

    My suggestions:

    Air India Express
    Jet Airways
    Kingfisher Airlines ( its one of the Skytrax 5 star airlines. Wonder why that is not on the list)

  • a380

    hey man where´s mexicana?? do you know that oceanic airlines doesn´t even exist??????

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      It’s not meant to be a full collection, so not all airlines are represented.

      As for Oceanic, yes, I’m aware of this, it was placed there as a joke (see comments above).

      :)

  • http://www.devlindonnelly.com Devlin

    Great collection. Including Oceanic Airlines is pretty funny, good logo as well. I didn’t realize Alaska Airlines dropped the Eskimo or it wasn’t apart of the main identity. It seems the common element is the all the logos are pretty upscale and classy. I suppose if you are trusting them with your life you don’t want to fly on an airline that looks cheap.

  • bkzzang

    Missing Asiana Airlines from Korea.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiana_Airlines

  • http://www.denote.blogspot.com Denote

    Garuda indonesia is just nice…

  • http://travelline.hu Szby

    My personal best is the new Air France logo (the long one).
    And here I’m sending one more, the Hungarian: Malev.
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/hu/3/38/Malev_Hungarian_Airlines_logo.png or http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1a/MALEV-logo.png

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  • http://svealien.com svealien

    What font is Emirates Airlines ?

  • http://www.naldzgraphics.net Naldz Graphics

    Nice:)this could just a great inspirations

  • http://www.apfelkuh.de/blog/ Manuel Graf

    -laugh- MALEV Logo reminds me a bit of the Munich Trade Fair… http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/de/b/b7/Messe_M%C3%BCnchen_International_Logo.svg. Especially the right hand side Object… But back to topic:
    Nice Post. There are many sweet marks above, but i kinda like airberlin best. It has great type, well chosen color (middark red = dynamic, modern, comfortable).

    And, just for the braggin rights, I like mexicanair. Just for the mark itself. Type isn’t too cool, though. But i like this.. Native American looking guy -smirk-

    so long,
    Manuel

  • Chantal

    It’s all about the KLM! Air France’s latest has a beautiful font.

    Also anyone remember the orange CPAir (became Canadian – now done) logo from the 70’s -best.

  • Xenia

    Nice picks there. But if you’re including defunct airlines, there are two that are timeless, in my opinion, in design:

    #1, Interflug, the former East German airline:
    http://www.raritaetenboerse.com/fotos/interflug-600.jpg

    #2, Pan American World Airways, aka Pan Am:
    http://www.petergreenberg.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/pan-am-logo.jpg

  • http://www.themescrunch.com shahz

    Where is Paksitan International Airlines (PIA)? It’s supposed to be pretty easy to make :D

    Malaysia airlines is my favourite..

  • http://www.logoblog.org/ Nora Reed

    These are some really well known logos. Airlines especially need to instill trust in their customers and a logo design is a great way to do that.

  • Xenia

    In response to Nora Reed’s comment – definitely. And sometimes they really hit the mark, like Pan Am did. Pan Am went out of business probably 15 years ago, yet it’s probably still amongst the most recognised logos out there.

  • Dizzie
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  • Tim

    Wow, Sri Lankan Airlines logo is sooooo elegant.

    Gr8 collection!!! we want more posts like this.

  • ptahcha

    Where’s United Airlines?

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  • http://www.iranataglance.com Parviz

    forget homa? iranian air line.
    See this:
    http://weblog.shaar.com/9kwbv8883q0c45pzgzxo.jpg

  • http://www.andreasacca.it Andrea

    You forgot the italian company! http://www.alitalia.com/

    • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com Walter

      OK, I’ll add it now…

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  • http://kocaigiracaigi.com lufutu

    Oh yeah !!! VietNam Airlines

  • HoofPick

    I’ve always liked the Northwest logo for one reason: the little red triangle is an arrow pointing northwest. A clever touch.
    I miss the old PanAm blue “meatball.” Continental seems to have appropriated and modernized it.
    I’m disappointed if the Eskimo gone from Alaska Air. When you arrive at a west coast airport and see that Eskimo on a plane’s tail, you know that plane goes to somewhere interesting. AeroMexico and Hawaiian have the same effect.

  • http://themoneypad.blogspot.com TheMoneyPad

    I agree with WebUnicorn.
    The new Egypt Air is amazing and probably better than most of the logos in the list.
    see here http://www.nile.co.za/egyptair-logo–1.jpg
    and here http://iloapp.liladesign.com/blog/aviationbrandingweblog?ShowFile&image=1210846847.jpeg

  • http://www.borgetsolutions.com Indian aviation

    Indian Airlines !!

    lol

    Nice to see all coming

  • Leandro

    que les parece este logo?…http://www.labairlines.com.bo/

    Saludos, muy buena su pagina

  • http://www.twitter.com/rockstaronline Romi

    you forget one airline PIA you havent mention PIA logo its also awesome

  • http://itlivewire.com Gerard Banasig

    oceanic air hmm… reminds me something ahah flight 815 Sydney to LA

  • Houssam Zein
  • http://www.diariodelocio.net/ Cristian

    LAN airlines!…they rules :P

  • http://mercenarydesign.blogspot.com elcodigodebarras

    Eh guys !
    where is Transoceanic Airlines……… LOST Official Air Lines Sponsor ?

  • creativecheetah

    I’m loving the Garuda Indonesia logo. Simple enough design but very striking and very cool!

  • http://jetstreamtraffic.com Marc | Jetstreamtraffic Traffic Exchange

    Airline logos are perhaps a designers dream since the scope for developing a strong visual brand is enormous. From tickets and luggage tag to tail wings, everything is a billboard.
    And by its very nature, airline travel is progressive and lends itself to elegant typographical design.
    That’s why I chose an airline theme for my own website, and everyone loves it!

  • Frank

    Aer Lingus has a great logo and they have been around forever

  • http://www.pixelfanatic.com Jose H.

    I liked very much the old Aerolineas Argentinas logo:

    http://www.aerolineasvirtual.com.ar/juanjo/nota_mes/LV-JMW.jpg

    The new one it’s a redesign of an older logo, used in the first half of the 20th century, but it doesn’t look as good as the one I like.

  • Vova

    They forgot S7 Airlines (Sibir), such an excellent logo and branding.

  • Gokhan T

    China Air, Brussel Air, NWA, Croatia are very bad logos.

    My best is Lufthansa and ICELANDAIR…

  • http://www.esteran.com esteraN

    Turkish airlines is very good.

  • Sarp

    TAP and Swiss International.

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  • http://www.digitalexperts.net Salman

    nice collection

  • Ramtin
  • http://www.work.com Jason

    Great list of airlines – My favorites are: Swiss International Airlines – An instant timeless classic – designed by winkreative http://www.winkreative.com and American Airlines by Pentegram http://www.pentegram.com

  • http://www.ideiasapaixonantes.com.br Samuel Heidemann
  • mEtAmorPher

    I dislike southwest logo… there’s no much creativity there…

    Tam also needs a new logo…

  • محمد

    tanks for you.

  • http://graphicleftovers.com/recent/ Daniel Errante

    Oceanic looks really cartoony and cheesy, not an airline that I would want to fly on just by looking at their logo.

  • Tomahowks

    hehe!
    and you forgot IRANAIR logo too…
    also jetWays!

  • http://www.evohosting.co.uk Caitlin

    Maybe I’m too literal, but my favorites are Hawaiian Air and Dragonair. They really stand out to me, because most of the other logos all look the same.

    • admiral

      Not quite true caitlin (very interesting name btw) each logo quite carries thier national pride and expressess them on the logo. For example, the SouthAfrican airlines, The Qantas etc. I am surprised not to see many airlines not listed on the list such as Eva Air (Taiwanese), South African Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Etihad Airways, Scandinavian (SAS) etc. But nonetheless, its good to see them here…

  • Ben

    Where is Joe in Alaska Airlines?

  • http://www.ebusinessdomains.com Kevin Jackson

    You have a fantastic list here, and a very useful resource that I will surely be linking to in the near future. I found your blog post after researching airline logos, and my research ended immediately when I found your post. I should now find it much easier to have the right logo created for Aeroplanes.com.

    “Noteworthy is the lack of any depiction of an airplane in most of these logos, but a tendency to suggest flying through the use of curved shapes that resemble wings.”

    That is what I admire the most about some airline logos!

  • Frank Norick

    I am trying to identify an airline logo: the logo consists of an outline of a flying lion on all four feet facing right. His tail raises upward in a “S” shape. Surrounding the lion is a frame that looks like a Tudor rose-4 double arches (one each above, below and to each side) separated by triangular “thorns.” Can anyone identify the airline?

    Thanks for suggestions

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  • http://www.opsiyonblog.com şoreş alp

    Turkish airlines is very good.

  • http://www.yazeed.com Yazeed Al Oyoun

    where’s Royal Jordanian Airlines?

    http://www.rj.com

  • http://www.dannci.com dannci

    Former Slovak Airlines logo. Very Nice!
    http://www.tibjan.sk/letec/LogoSlovakAirlines.jpg

  • http://www.omanair.ero Abdullah Al harthy

    curnt oman air logo nice & light coulers

  • http://www.clippingimages.com Clippingimages

    May be AirAsia and Etihad could be enlisted. These logos are also pretty good. Thanks for the post :)

  • cfb

    You’d think, given their disastrous safety record, Oceanic would change their logo (and possibly their name…..)

  • Doug

    IMO the best logo is the old logo of JAL Japan Airlines: the crane incorporated with the rising sun was an instant design classic:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Old_JAL_logo_original.svg

  • del

    LAN (L)

  • hamish

    great collection my fav was………..

    …………..QANTAS

  • patrick Maloney

    Where’s pluna!? that one is the best

  • RUGRLN

    Emirates I think it still among the best…ofc others r good too like Lufthansa… Austrian Air

  • http://www.digitalexperts.net Web Design Firm

    Its a great collection.

  • danny

    Olympic air for god shake!

  • Pujari

    Thai looks best to me

  • http://www.russelpea.com sticker design

    Ethiopian font is so strange… Thanks for the post.

  • jammie

    Nice list.Liked Thai and Srilanka.

    Thanks.

  • Oat

    Qantus and Thai Airline are so unique, Entire Airplane in southwest is unbelievable

  • Ronster

    Thanks for posting this set. A great learning tool for logo design. I like AeroMexico and British Airways, though very different, are very fitting and classic. Also Croatia Airlines is very modern and clean. United is perfect. Wideroe is nice as well (no one else uses green).

    Keep up the cool posts!

  • http://illeracci.wordpress.com/ Ilia

    You gusy missed iran air…it has a great design

  • Hassan

    here’s one really good

    http://www.royalairmaroc.com/

  • DAN

    I think AIR CANADA HAS THE BEST LOGO!!!!!

  • tomy285

    TNX A LOT !!!! Lufthansa !!!! Lufthansa !!!! Lufthansa ..I search for name of company for a long time !! and i finaly find that name here !! I need this name for school.. xD.. (Sorry for my English if I write something wrong (because I don’t speak English !)) …TNX and Goodbye ! ….And..yes.. Tnx for logo “CROATIA AIRLINES” …(I’m from Croatia) …LoL.. Goodbye.. and tnx.

  • vi

    Garuda Indonesia changed its typographic , here it is : http://is.gd/7xWqi.
    comment please.

  • Duy Nguyen

    1. Sri Lankan
    2. Austrian
    3. Croatia
    4. Vietnam
    5. Thai

  • http://www.paralante.net Paralante

    This logos very beautiul. Really make all professional web master. Thanks for share…

  • http://twitter.com/mrwhitepatch mrwhitepatch

    great collection! you missed out on Asia’s first airline -Philippine Airlines. Classic white and the sunrays are iconic. It spanned 2/3 of the globe during its heydays.

  • http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/03/50-popular-airline-logos/#comment-567014 raymond

    1.THAI
    2.Swiss Int’l
    3.El Al Israel

  • Mohammad Ismail Mirza

    Where is Pakistan International Airline you Missed it

    • Sourav Ray

      To hell where it will go soon

  • vnikey

    The idea of representing the back of a plane in Virgin Atlantic is pretty nice.

  • http://www.subtypical.com SubTypical

    Great post, as an airline enthusiast, and having worked for a couple on the list, I can fully appreciate the designs and draw inspiration from them. But, I do have to recognize one that wasn’t on the list that was a joy to work for, and have a great yet simplistic design: http://www.worldairways.com/.

  • RONALD LUPENA

    I like delta and korean airlines.nice color and simple.

  • clonemesh

    actually, Garuda Indonesia has redesigned its logo, changing the font into more modern ones. please look at this:
    http://www.garuda-indonesia.com/media/images/2009/07/23/G/a/Garuda-Logo-Vertical-1024.jpg

  • Sourav Ray

    This site is very helpful for logo quiz :D

  • http://uaevista.com/ Ayazic

    Why no PIA :(

  • prati

    Hey, this is really cool watching all logos,dont know can board all of them atleat once…

  • http://syncap.org Turk_Navy

    My favorite is AEROFLOT. Türk Hava Yolları

  • http://www.wearingrainbows.com/mens-waistcoats-ties-c-2659.html Billy

    Oceanic just makes me think about Lost!

    Srilankan Airlines is my favourite, it looks like a phoenix

  • Oli
  • zdravko

    The best airline logo is montenegro airlines http://www.montenegroairlines.com/

  • Tommy

    Nice but so sad there is no my airline logo AIR MAURITIUS and i think the web site could have more the world major airlines logo. In that case i would ask the webdesigner to add more airlines logo.

  • http://www.frequentflyercreditcards.com.au/ Frequent Flyer

    Awesome post. Reading through the comments and it seems there’s a few airlines not included but then thats to be expected. There are a few 100 passenger carrying airlines in the world, not to mention the defunct airlines and freight-only airlines.

  • http://www.simpleservers.co.uk magento hosting

    really good list, think some have gone bust now though!

  • http://loosofallairlines joseph

    Hi thss JOE …is quiet intresting to watch all logos ………….plz do add rest of the logos which are left

  • http://www.logoinn.com Ben johnson

    Still there are many airlines you have skipped. Also you can share Private jet planes logo in next post..

  • Mathi

    Hai…..ths s eniyaval…… very nice collection and need to make more…..
    And i feel the Arabian Airlines are missing…. just make it….

  • Arrafi

    Most Elegant: icelandair, austrian, srilankan, British air, KLM, Polish LOT, JAL, American Airlines, Emirates

    Coolest & modern: Alaskan Airlines, brussels air, airberlin, airfrance, croatia airlines, nwa, Delta,

    Traditional: Thai, Vietnam, malaysian, dragon air, china airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Air India

    Simple yet great: Garuda Indonesia, Singapore airlines, Korean air, wideroe, virgin, Swiss air, Air Canada, Qantas, Southwest, Cathay Pacific, Air Madagascar, Air Philippines, Turkish, AirTran

    Slightly ancient: ALITALIA, El Al Israel, Varig Brasil, Swiss international airlines, lufthansa, IBERIA, AEROMEXICO, Ethiopian

    Should add: Etihad, Saudi Arabian, Egypt air, AirAsia,

    Garuda Indonesia has changed their style and airline interior, it’s more classic and elegant and brings out indonesian culture, they also have TVs now!

    My top 10 fav: Garuda Indonesia, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Icelandair, KLM, Austrian, Thai, British Airways, Malaysian.

    so long

    -arrafi

  • http://www.primelogodesign.com/ Logo Design

    this logos are awesome for airline company and pick up a idea from it.

  • Flightster

    Yeah, Iran air for sure!

  • Jess

    Wow. Great collection. Some I had never seen at all!

  • Stephanie

    Good ones
    one of my favorites TAP
    and There is not TACA http://www.taca.com
    :D

  • http://www.danielsjewelers.com mothers rings

    alot of our logos were made on cooltext its a good tool to use

  • http://trimbakeshwar.in/ trimbakeshwar

    shrilankan and garuda logos are also very nicely designed …

  • francisco quintanilla

    i really appreciate the effort but u realy missed the newly designed taca logo, let me tell u the airline has really gone under some awesome changes! even the flight attendants’ uniforms are amazing! oh and i do love sri lanka air logo its quite colorful and that is appealing!

  • seba

    I think most of logos have weak sense of telling a “story about flying”; they simply don’t translate what they’re supposed to in a visual language.
    A lot of them plays on a tune of a wavy line that paraphrises flying and some text, but thats kind of it.

    I like the simple idea of transition in TAP airlines logo, or the slickness of technical paraphrasing of dutch airlines, that doesnt go so much with “story about flying” rather than “we are consistent and relieable”, which indirectly works great.

    Anyhow, nice collection to see how things with air-company logos are, but i think most of them is very weak.

  • Ziansh

    Garuda updated it’s logo.. so much better now. http://www.garuda-indonesia.com/media/images/2009/07/23/G/a/Garuda-Logo-Vertical-1024.jpg

    AND.. you must add TACA to this list, its simply the best one out there now!!http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/91/TACA_2008_logo.svg/2000px-TACA_2008_logo.svg.png

    check out Maldivian’s new logo as well: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/dd/Maldivian_logo.png

  • Ron Pride

    I really like the recent suggestion of the TACA logo by Ziansh. That is quite good. The type is a little thin for me—perhaps it needs a slant on it as well—I dunno, maybe not. Anyway, it is nice.

  • http://www.kaufen-huepfburg.de Hüpfburg kaufen

    Nice blog, I like the logo of Air India it looks pretty good!

  • Zean

    Best ones:

    1)Austrian Airlines – simplicity of flying, gotta love it.
    2)SriLankan Airlines – great script and amazing elegant logo
    3)Thai Airways – very traditional yet simple :D
    4)LAN – simplicity redefined
    5)Ethiopian Airlines – love the concept, very rare
    6)Air Madagascar – cool colour scheme \m/
    7)Emirates – great script, one of a kind logo
    8)Vietnam Airlines – gotta love the simplicity :)
    9)Air India – warm
    10)Singapore Airlines – very “complete”, in my opinion

    Worst ones:

    1) TAP – Looks like the logo of a fashion magazine or a lollypop >.>
    2) NWA – Simplicity gone too far? the old one was genius.
    3) China Airlines – would be very nice if they lost that badly photoshopped flower.
    4) Midwest – congested 101
    5) El Al – really depressive colour scheme. just no.
    6) American Airlines – not that friendly for me
    7) Qantas – like AA, a bit too “pointy” for my tastes. but the kangaroo is A+ :)
    8) Air Berlin – what exactly is that in their new logo? (love the script, hate the logo)
    9) Air Philippines – um.. whats with the full-body mohawk?
    10)Tarom – bit old school, eh?

    GOOD COLLECTION MAN. I would like to suggest TACA and the new Garuda logo!

  • ALLOT

    Compliments pour la qualité de vos superbes logos.
    Michel à Lyon – France.
    Sorry i d’ont speak and write a good English.

  • Atharva

    I disagree with this-
    “Noteworthy is the lack of any depiction of an airplane in most of these logos, but a tendency to suggest flying through the use of curved shapes that resemble wings.”

    Many of the logos do depict tail wings and air-Tran shows a shape that clearly is an airplane. Also many of the logos depict birds that is supposed to be from where humans were influenced to fly and thus create airplanes.

    So, who agrees?

  • kirski

    the Oceanic logo looks rather similar to a low cost carrier called Mango…

  • http://www.evadomedia.co.uk Logo Design Exeter

    Excellent collection of logo’s, all so clean and simple! More proof that simple is normally better when it comes to logo design.

  • Thushara Rajapakse

    Excellent Colletionn, I like very much Sri Lankan Air Line Logo , it’s Very Creative and colourful any way this collection is very usefull

  • maysaya

    i like thai logo becuz i am thai LMFAO and also KLM,Qatar airways:) xxx

  • jessica

    i think someone snagged your list…scroll down a bit

    http://www.aviationexplorer.com/commercial-airline-logos.html

    it really is a great compilation!

  • Matin

    I didn’t see my countries airline logo here, Iran Air.
    Nice collection anyway;)