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Five special aircraft liveries

20 Jul 2016 by Clement Huang
C3-PO ANA Jet

ANA C-3PO-themed livery

INTRODUCED July 2016; launching March 2017

AIRCRAFT B777-200

INFO As part of its five-year partnership with The Walt Disney Company (Japan), ANA has already had three of its aircraft repainted with special themed liveries featuring Star Wars’ R2-D2 and BB-8 robot characters. Soon, everybody’s favourite chatty, gold droid, C-3PO, will join the line-up on a B777-200. The C-3PO-themed aircraft will begin flying domestic routes in Japan from March 2017.

ana.co.jp

Eva Air Hello Kitty-themed livery

INTRODUCED 2005

AIRCRAFT A330, B777

INFO Eva Air’s “Hello Kitty” aircraft has become synonymous with the airline. The iconic branding has drawn a loyal following since it has become part of the carrier’s fleet since 2005, but for the uninitiated, expect to find the cute little feline everywhere – from the cushions in economy to the tableware in business class.

evaair.com

Turkish Airlines EURO

Turkish Airlines Euro 2016 livery

INTRODUCED April 2016

AIRCRAFT A330-300

INFO Portugal may have already taken the Euro 2016 trophy, but Turkish Airlines’ Euro-themed livery can still be seen in the air. The A330-300, which has been wrapped in the tournament’s colours, is flying to selected destinations within the Star Alliance member’s network.

turkishairlines.com

KLM “Orange Pride” livery

INTRODUCED June 2016

AIRCRAFT B777-300

INFO KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has taken national pride to whole new level by introducing its “Orange Pride” livery. The new livery, currently featured on a B777, will begin serving the Amsterdam–Rio de Janeiro route in August for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

klm.com

TAM Disney livery

TAM Disney-themed livery

INTRODUCED February 2016

AIRCRAFT B767-300

INFO For passengers that flew with Brazilian carrier TAM to Orlando earlier this year, the Disney experience began on the plane. Along with a colourful livery featuring classic Disney characters such as Mickey, Minnie and Donald, the in-flight experience was also adapted to include Mickey mouse-shaped food and cabin crew wearing Minnie mouse headbands and gloves. Unfortunately, the aircraft is no longer available, ever since TAM merged with LAN to form LATAM.

latam.com

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