Star Wars’ C-3PO Gets His Own Airplane

Now the R2-D2 and BB-8 jets have a friend to soar through the galaxies with

By Pamela Chow; Photos: © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd


Japan airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has revealed a new Star Wars-themed aircraft: the C-3PO ANA Jet, featuring the golden finish and stark wiring of the iconic droid on a Boeing 777-200.

The unveiling of the jet on 15 Jul was graced by Anthony Daniels, the voice actor for the famous character.


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The C-3PO jet joins the BB-8 (top) and R2-D2 jets in ANA’s Star Wars-themed fleet.

This is the airline’s third plane that has Star Wars characters as livery. C-3PO joins R2-D2 and BB8 as part of ANA’s five-year Star Wars Project with The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.

The C-3PO jet is scheduled to start flying on domestic routes in Japan from the end of March 2017.