“Hello Kitty” flight heads to Paris
Taiwan’s leading independent airline, EVA Air, is celebrating Hello Kitty’s 40th birthday by bringing its themed aircraft to Europe on October 29.
The Taiwanese airline Eva Air partnered with the Japanese owners of the HELLO KITTY licence to create the world’s most adorable airplane.
Since September 2013, Eva Air has flown three Hello Kitty flights per week between Taipei and Los Angeles.
To give more fans a chance to try out the experience, and to celebrate the cute charater’s 40th birthday, the airline will begin operating its Hello Kitty plane between Paris and Taipei this fall.
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Before boarding, passengers can admire a family of Sanrio characters on the plane’s exterior. On the inside, the headrests and pillows are adorned with the face of the bow-wearing icon.
Flight attendants wear pink aprons with the same cute whiskers. The meal trays have also been customized to match the theme.
In the lavatories, the soaps and lotions are also branded Hello Kitty. Of course, the character’s most devout fans will have the chance to take home a few goodies.
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From October 29, three Hello Kitty flights per week will be offered between Taipei and Paris. Reservations are already open. Prices start at €802.
Eva Air and Sanrio also operate other Hello Kitty flights within Asia. A total of five planes have been decked out to delight fans of the character.