Pink Planes: Delta and American Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Airplanes can make great flying billboards. While different airlines choose to do different things, from sports teams to destinations to outright advertisements, both Delta and American have chosen to dedicate a small portion of their fleets to promoting their support for a few different causes. One of these causes which both airlines support is breast cancer awareness. American has adorned one of their 777-200s in a large pink ribbon stretching from nose to tail, a variation on the yellow ribbon theme on one of their classic 767-200ERs. They have also adorned the engines with smaller ribbon logos and included a sponsorship message for the Susan G. Komen Foundation on the upper rear fuselage. Delta on the other hand has chosen one of their 767-400ERs to take a pink variation on their standard livery. What would normally be shades of blue or red are now varying shades of pink. Like American, Delta has also adorned the engines with ribbon logos, while they include the signature of the founder of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation on the aircraft's nose.
I recently had the fortune of catching both of these aircraft on the same day. Delta arrived first, shortly after 7am, allowing for some great lighting color albeit with a slightly challenging angle. I had seen this one coming and made sure to be in position for its arrival. American arrived several hours later in the mid-afternoon and was a bit of a surprise. Enjoy the shots of these two below.

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