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first_img More Star Wars 2:04 Tags I’m not seeing the SW-connection here. Cool plane, though.— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) April 13, 2019 But can i just have the model (airplane)— Steve Baun (@SNBaun) April 12, 2019 Introducing the newest member of our intergalactic fleet.Retweet for a chance to win two tickets to the premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! @starwars #UnitedSWCC #StarWarsCelebration pic.twitter.com/OyhJ2AcVBO— United Airlines (@united) April 12, 2019 TV and Movies “The aircraft will be exploring the ‘domestic galaxy’ and will not be assigned a specific route, meaning customers across the US may have the opportunity to travel on this unique plane,” United spokesperson Natalie Noonan said.  There’s also a different lightsaber on the either side of the plane’s tail. The alternating colors of orange and black on the sides of the plane reflect the two sides of the Force — light and dark. The plane’s new Star Wars livery artwork is so subtle, even Star Wars actor Mark Hamill tweeted on Saturday that he didn’t notice it. “I’m not seeing the SW connection here,” he wrote. “Cool plane though.”  Thanks, Lee! Maybe not quite as cool as the Millennium Falcon, but close. ^DD— United Airlines (@united) April 12, 2019 Lucasfilm and Disney didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.This isn’t the first time airplane livery has promoted Star Wars. Meet Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character Jannah Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker — Release date, plot, cast and rumors Vader Immortal brought me face to face with the Dark Lord Please tell me the captain and 1st officer will be dressed like Darth Vader and Kylo Ren or maybe Po and Han? 😋— Henrik Sorensen (@nothatsyou) April 12, 2019 Wow, United! This is wonderful! Will this just be for one plane, or is this our new livery? (Say yes, say yes, please, please say yes…)— planejane (@EarlOfGroan) April 12, 2019 That’s cool! Does it sound like a Tie Fighter when it’s flying?— Henrik Sorensen (@nothatsyou) April 12, 2019 As part of the promotion, United is giving away two tickets to the premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.Fans reacted to the new United Airlines Star Wars designs on social media. Wrote one: “That’s cool! Does it sound like a Tie Fighter when it’s flying?”center_img 17 Photos In 2015, Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) featured BB-8 and R2-D2 designs on the outside of the company’s Boeing 777-300ER wide-body planes and Boeing 767-300 planes in honor of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker debuts in theaters worldwide on Dec. 20. Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker trailer tees… Star Wars designs decorate a special United Airline plane debuting this fall.  United Airlines It may not be the Millennium Falcon, but United Airlines plans to a debut a plane with a Star Wars look this fall. During Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, United Airlines announced it will introduce special Star Wars-themed airplane to its fleet to promote the release of The Rise of Skywalker, the latest Star Wars movie.The Star Wars livery will be on one of United’s Boeing 737-800 planes, according to the company. Along with the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker logo, other artwork on the plane includes imagery of Star Wars vehicles such as a TIE fighter and an X-Wing.  the orange and black side is 🔥. Dare I say this would make a good @sfgiants promo livery if @alaskaair ever loses the sponsorship pic.twitter.com/YmItAK5ByN— Rich (@richdevin) April 12, 2019 Comment Now playing: Watch this: Originally published on April 12. Update and correction, April 13, 10:49 a.m. PT: Adds Mark Hamill reaction. Also, the original story suggested United Airlines will fly more than one airplane with a Star Wars look. The airline will fly just one such aircraft.  Share your voice I flew United to come to SW Celebration Chicago 2019!! #EpisodeXI teaser was worth the trip!!!🤯 mind blown— NaSchelle Middleton (@c_schell_play) April 12, 2019 1 See Star Wars Lego Millennium Falcon sets over nearly 20 years As a United employee I am so proud and excited. Is there any way to see the new paint scheme unveiling? I’ll fly to Chicago.— Rudy Guadarrama III (@RudyGIII) April 12, 2019 Mark Hamill Disney Star Warslast_img

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