Japanese Airplanes inspired by Star Wars

15568371786_9eba170e24_mAll Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline carrier, just announced the arrival of a new, sleek, futuristic set of planes inspired by the legendary film series Star Wars. The first of the themed vessels, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamer was inspired by and named after the quirky blue-white-and-gray mini droid, R2-D2. The first of three planes to be produced in the ANA’s upcoming Star Wars series, the R2-D2 is scheduled to fly between Tokyo and Vancouver before expanding its flight route to include major cities in Australia, China, Europe, Indonesia, and the United States.

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