Star Wars

Alaska Airlines’ new Star Wars-themed airplane

 Alaska Airlines made top use of May the Fourth – Star Wars Day – to unveil a brand new Star Wars-themed aircraft.

The aircraft has the iconic Millennium Falcon emblazoned at the tail chased through TIE combatants and is a tie-in with Star WarsGalaxy’s Edge, the most up-to-date land of adventure at Disneyland park.

The plane, with a tail range of N538AS, has the Star WarsGalaxy’s Edge and Disneyland Resort emblems inside the middle of the fuselage. And you’ll see porgs, the adorable avian creatures that lived on Luke Skywalker’s faraway island, on each winglets. Another porg is at the boarding door.

Here’s a fab video showing the plane being painted.

To make this show up, it took 228 gallons of paint implemented at some point of 540 paintings hours over 27 days.

(All images and video courtesy Alaska Airlines)

Airlines, airports mark May the Fourth

If you're flying throughout the u . s ., or to a galaxy some distance, a ways away, on Alaska Airlines on Wednesday, May 4th, make certain to put on your favorite Star Wars apparel.

Alaska Airlines also simply confirmed off a brand new Star Wars/Disneyland livery.

We know different airlines and lots of airports also rejoice May the Fourth, so test back right here for additions all through the day. And allow us to recognize what we’ve neglected.

Here is one in all our favorites from final year’s May the Fourth airport celebrations

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Orlando Int’l Airport

It’s simplest Monday, but we may additionally have already got a nomination for Airport Amenity of the Week.

Especially if you’re keen on Star Wars and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Passengers traveling thru Orlando International Airport (MCO) will discover that some of the tram commute stations at the moment are adorned to rouse Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the brand new 14-acre land internal Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

Arriving passengers on the point of board the shuttles for the airport’s Main Terminal will see existence-length depictions of characters and scenes from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

One scene creates a dimensional panorama that feels as though visitors are standing internal Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. They’ll see the iconic Millennium Falcon and different landmarks from the brand new entertainment park land.

In every other scene, it'll appear to passengers as though First Order Stormtroopers are waiting to step off the trip because the teach arrives in the station.

Make way…

There’s more.

At the Magic of Disney keep placed within the most important terminal inside the pre-safety West Hall, there’s now a fun new image op area featuring droids from the Star Wars galaxy.

And when the airport’s 2nd Magic of Disney keep reopens on November 22 inside the Main Terminal East Hall, an exterior wall will function a 36-foot-long video display displaying scenes from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Should we just go beforehand and make this the Airport Amenity of the Week?

(Photos courtesy Orlando International Airport)

May the fourth be with you -at airports and inside the air

Fans of Star Wars – in all its incarnations – are celebrating today in all types of way.

For travelers it manner discounts and some offbeat a laugh:

All day today JetBlue will be sending out 25% bargain codes ( a fourth off…) thru social media channels.

And at Reno-Tahoe International Airport, a solid of  costumed airport personnel surpassed Hans Rolos candy to passengers and tested then with Star Wars minutiae.