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    For the most part, airplanes look the same; they have wings, engines and windows. But airlines these days are being creative about how they brand their company and others who they partner with. Here is a look at some of the craziest airplane paint jobs out there. <br/> United created a special plane for the last season of Oprah.
    United Airlines
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    In celebration of its silver anniversary in 2006, Horizon Air painted a special 25th anniversary Bombardier Q400, tail number N425QX. It was the 25th Q400 added to Horizon's fleet. Horizon now operates 40 Q400 high speed turboprops.
    Horizon Airlines
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    In honor of Continental's 75th anniversary, the airline pained one of the new 737-900ER aircraft in a retro livery from the company's past.
    Continental Airlines
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    Allegiant has two Blue Man Group aircraft, one based in Las Vegas and one based in Orlando. They were painted in March of 2009.
    Allegiant Air
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    Southwest has been a sponsor of SeaWorld since 1988 and has three planes in its fleet painted in the image of Shamu the whale.
    SWA
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    In November 2007, Virgin Atlantic Airways teamed up with the Spice Girls as their official airline partner during the Return of the Spice Girls World Tour. Fans around the world were asked to help celebrate the tour and choose the name of the Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet that was christened in their honor. "Spice One" was chosen.
    Virgin Atlantic
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    In 2006, Lufthansa painted all of its fleet's noses like soccer balls in honor of the German National team.
    Lufthansa
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    Frontier is known for having critters on its tails. Here is Buddy, a badger who dons the airline's first Embraer 190. The plane features a badger on the tail to pay homage to the Wisconsin roots of Midwest Airlines, which merged with Frontier on Oct. 1. The Company asked Wisconsin residents to help name the badger.
    Frontier Airlines
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    US Airways is the official airline of The Arizona Cardinals and introduced on Dec. 21, 2006. The airline is headquarters in Tempe, Ariz.
    US Airways
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    In February 2010, JetBlue revealed a special Airbus A320 aircraft featuring a unique 10-themed livery, designed by T.J. McCormick, general manager of Brand Design, to signify the airline's entry into our second decade.
    Jetblue
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    Delta's new international "pink plane," a Boeing 767-400 featuring the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's pink ribbon logo on the tail of the aircraft and adjacent to the boarding door.
    Delta Airlines
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    Southwest unveiled Maryland One, a 737 emblazoned with an artist's rendering of the Maryland flag in 2005. The airline bases a large portion of its East Coast operations out of Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
    SWA
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    • American and American Eagle Airlines first introduced a pink-ribbon aircraft in late 2008 to announce their expanded partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The pink-ribbon motif represents the sobering statistic that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. The pink-ribbon aircraft include two American Airlines aircraft, a 777 and a 757, and six American Eagle Embraer 145s.
    American Airlines
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    Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Holidays branded a Boeing 747 jet with official logo of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Universal Orlando resort.
    Virgin Atlantic
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    In 2009, Horizon Air added Boise State University to its university livery fleet, which drummed up considerable controversy with BSU rival University of Idaho. Idaho received their own plane in the fall of last year among great pomp and circumstance. The BSU and Idaho planes were painted on Bombardier Q400 turboprop planes.
    Horizon Airlines
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    US Airways introduced a Pittsburgh Steelers Airbus 319 on Sept. 12, 2007. The tail number, N733UW, matches the team's founding date: July of 1933. More than 60 gallons of paint was used.
    US Airways
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    JetBlue is the official airline of the NY Jets. As part of that deal, the airline recently revealed its first fully-branded NY Jets aircraft. The aircraft, made its maiden voyage to Denver when the Jets took on the Broncos there.
    Jetblue
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    Virgin Atlantic Airways recently celebrated 10 years of serving the Las Vegas market from London's Heathrow. To mark the milestone, the airline unveiled a one-off Las Vegas-inspired flying lady on its aircraft in the iconic guise of Dita Von Teese. This was the first time Virgin Atlantic gave its signature flying lady a celebrity makeover.
    Virgin Atlantic
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