Japan airline announces 2 new Star Wars droid planes


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#AceMediaNews – Aug.18: Japan’s All Nippon Airways can’t get enough Star Wars.

The airline has announced two new planes, both painted to resemble characters from the movies. One will be painted like R2-D2, and the other will feature the droid character debuting in Force Awakens, BB-8

Monday’s announcement follows the April reveal of the airline’s first R2-D2 jet.

See also: An R2-D2 themed jet will soon be ready for takeoff

The ANA Star Wars Project is a partnership with Lucasfilm Ltd., which is owned by Disney. Check out ANA’s video to see a rendering of the planes traveling to a galaxy far, far away:

In addition to the exterior theme, the planes will have Star Wars headrest covers and other themed amenities. Star Wars Episodes I through VI will be available on demand.

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