During Star WARS CELEBRATION in ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, April 16, 2015 – All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced today it will introduce Star Wars livery, with the iconic R2-D2, on its newest aircraft 787-9 Dreamliner to mark the beginning of a five-year ANA Star Wars™ Project and agreement with The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.* This marks the first time a Star Wars character will appear on the exterior of a commercial aircraft. The R2-D2 design was unveiled to Star Wars fans today at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, just months prior to the character’s appearance on international flights** in autumn of this year.
Now R2-D@w who is set to hit the skies in October will not be by himself for long because ANA has announced that more planes will be joining him. In spring ANA will launch the BB-8 Boeing 777-300.
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