United Airlines partners with Star Wars franchise to create movie-themed aircraft
The new Star Wars-themed aircraft will feature new livery and an in-flight safety video featuring film characters
United Airlines has teamed up with the Star Wars franchise to offer a special experience for customers and employees. This is in the lead-up to the release of
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on December 20.
Customers will begin “flying the friendly galaxy” from November 7 when United unveils a Star Wars-themed paint design on one of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft. There will also be a new onboard experience.
The airline will also offer themed amenity kits and launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring characters from the new film.
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Passengers on the flight will be greeted with Star Wars-themed music during the boarding process and receive commemorative pins throughout December.
For lucky MileagePlus members there will be passes to attend the premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Los Angeles and London.
Together United and United Express operate around 4,900 flights a day to 358 airports across five continents.