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ANA Announces New Star Wars Themed Jet

Photo: ANA has revealed that its latest Star Wars jet will be painted as C-3PO. ANA

 

ANA has revealed plans to paint one of its Boeing 777-200s as C-3PO as part of the company’s Star Wars project.

The C-3PO Jet design. ANA

The C-3PO Jet design. ANA

Fans of the film franchise were the first to see the new C-3PO jet design after it was unveiled at the Star Wars Celebration Europe event in London last weekend.  ANA plans to start flying the jet on domestic routes in Japan from the end of March.  The C-3PO motif, which includes detailed body parts and wiring is decorated onto the aircraft’s fuselage.

The C-3PO Jet will be ANA's third Star Wars jet. ANA

The C-3PO Jet joins ANA’s other Star Wars jets. ANA

ANA launched the Star Wars Project in April 2015 after signing a five-year contract for the Star Wars brand with The Walt Disney Company (Japan).  The airline already has three aircraft painted in special Star Wars liveries and is using the tie-up with Star Wars to enhance its international presence.

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