Alaska Airlines Unveils New Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Plane

Alaska Airlines and Disneyland Resort have joined forces to debut a new aircraft with decorations inspired by Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

The plane shines in “space black” with the Millennium Falcon on the tail and TIE fighters across the side. Both the Disneyland and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge logos hover above the windows.

This represents Alaska’s seventh painted plane for Disneyland Resort. The aircraft’s official name is “Star Wars Transport to the Disneyland Resort,” with a tail number of N538AS.

The winglets of the plane feature porgs, who also look back at guests through the windows. Another porg greets guests at the boarding door.

The plane’s exterior required 228 gallons of paint applied during 540 work hours over 27 days. For the painting, 23 base colors were used with numerous custom colors mixed onsite for the detailed airbrushing of the spaceships. See a timelapse of the plane’s transformation below:

“Star Wars Transport to Disneyland Resort” joins the Alaska fleet and will fily throughout Alaska’s network. “Friendship and Beyond at Disneyland Resort” is also still flying.

Today, for May the Fourth, the plane made its inaugural flight from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to the John Wayne Airport.

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