Airline revamps 'unlucky' logo
13 dots spook superstitious fliers
LogoWatch Brussels Airlines recently found itself in some unexpected turbluence when superstitious passengers complained about its spiffing logo.
The company said it was "taken aback by the strength of feeling", the BBC reports. Spokesman Geert Sciot admitted: "They [passengers] said they were not pleased with an aircraft with a logo with 13 balls because they think it brings them bad luck. We are never surprised by reactions - but that it was that bad? It really took us aback."
Accordingly, Brussels Airlines has now added a fourteenth dot to its b, as you can see. Expect favourable flying weather for the foreseeable future. ®
Just goes to show...
Earth: Mostly harmless. No intelligent life.
They should have known better...
If these guys had actually -flow- commercially at any stage in their lives, they would have noticed at least the following:
- You cannot get a seat on row 13 on any airline.
- There is no number 13 finger or gate at (almost) any airport.
- Some airlines have cheaper flights on marked dates, such as Friday 13ths.
Alas...they have learned the lesson!
13 balls, eh?
Better for the logo to have 'em than the pilots.