Air Nippon debuts Star Wars-themed planes
While not quite a fleet of X-wing Starfighters, Japan’s All Nippon Airways recently debuted the first two of its four planned Star Wars-themed airplanes.
As for the R2-D2 plane, the exterior is painted to resemble the beeping robot, with his head at the cockpit and body running down the plane. The squat R2-D2’s body ends near the plane’s wing; the extra space on the 787 Dreamliner is adorned with the Star Wars logo.
The interior continues with the Star Wars theme: R2-D2 headrest covers and color schemes, flight attendants using light sabers (hopefully in compliance with FAA regulations), and Star Wars-themed headsets, according to Mashable.
This spring All Nippon Airways plans to debut its BB-8-themed jet, inspired by a droid that’ll make its first appearance in the newest Star Wars episode, “The Force Awakens.”