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HELLO KITTY JET!!
May 1, 2012 5:11 AM   Subscribe

Eva Air has introduced the Hello Kitty Jet! Check in at the Hello Kitty terminals and have a Hello Kitty themed meal. Get out of my way, I need to get a ticket!
posted by Yellow (33 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
You really don't get the full website experience, until you click on the jet... then... the music on loop -the music that is the ultimate thank you to me for not keeping up with my Japanese.
posted by Nanukthedog at 5:19 AM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


The jet is only three apples high, though. Good luck getting in.
posted by inturnaround at 5:25 AM on May 1, 2012 [5 favorites]


If this is a success I'm investing in the "It's a Small World After All" jet.
posted by bitslayer at 5:29 AM on May 1, 2012 [3 favorites]


Kitty food.
posted by Jode at 5:30 AM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


I'd be kind of into flying on the Invader Zim jet, myself. Bees! Interstellar incompetence! Parking Structure Planets! DOOM! [Note: I would not actually be interested in flying on the Invader Zim jet. God no.]
posted by Sonny Jim at 5:33 AM on May 1, 2012 [4 favorites]


Eva Air has introduced the Hello Kitty Jet! Hello Kitty!

All airplanes become Hello Kitty airplanes. Drones, ultralight helicopters, strategic bombers, G5s, 24/7 everywhere Hello Kitty.
posted by Meatbomb at 5:39 AM on May 1, 2012 [7 favorites]


Full of WIN! I thought the Hello Kitty Washer/Dryer was the zenith of this, but I was wrong. So wrong.
posted by Ruthless Bunny at 5:44 AM on May 1, 2012 [1 favorite]


I still need to buy one of these for my daughter. Awesome x 10.
posted by Wolof at 5:45 AM on May 1, 2012


All airplanes become Hello Kitty airplanes. Drones, ultralight helicopters, strategic bombers, G5s, 24/7 everywhere Hello Kitty.
Absolutely. Also: rugby sponsorship. Hello Kitty! All BlacksTM. Coming to a stadium near you.
posted by Sonny Jim at 5:46 AM on May 1, 2012 [6 favorites]


Here's are 2 pictures of the plane rather than just a link to the Eva Air website
posted by jontyjago at 5:47 AM on May 1, 2012


Hello Kitty! All Blacks™

I want to hear that haka.
posted by eriko at 5:47 AM on May 1, 2012 [6 favorites]


Drones, ultralight helicopters, strategic bombers, G5s, 24/7 everywhere Hello Kitty.

Perhaps the world would finally see biplanes bomb with fluffy pillows. That could be OK.
posted by GenjiandProust at 5:51 AM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


In the grim future of Hello Kitty, there is only war.
posted by bonehead at 5:55 AM on May 1, 2012


In the grim future of Hello Kitty, there is only war.

In the joyful mid-range air travel future of Hello Kitty, there are only* tiny apple tarts served at ~90,000 apples above the earth's surface by smiling staff.

*Well, not counting the beverage in its adorable container.
posted by GenjiandProust at 6:32 AM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


I want to hear that haka.

No.
No, you don't.
There are worlds other than these* ... and that will open a doorway into one of them.
Vast, non-euclidian, and oh so fluffy.

[*It is Stephen King Week]
posted by Mezentian at 6:36 AM on May 1, 2012 [4 favorites]


I can't think of Hello Kitty anymore without thinking of the Hello Kitty murder (warning: extremely disturbing. extremely. cannot be overstated enough. I am totally serious.)
posted by desjardins at 6:41 AM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


As far as cartoon-covered planes go, the Hello Kitty one is pretty tame compared to this ANA 777 or this 747.
posted by kiltedtaco at 6:47 AM on May 1, 2012


If boybands are your thing, then JAL has the plane for you.
posted by emmling at 6:56 AM on May 1, 2012


When I was a young boy and living in Saudi Arabia, I took a day trip with my family from Jeddah to Ta'if. My Hello Kitty was a pink plush doll. After sitting in the back of the car for about 5-6 hours, the doll turned a dark blue. The doll went back to a pink color later, but the color change blew my mind at the time.

It would be awesome if this jet did that.
posted by reenum at 8:25 AM on May 1, 2012


As far as cartoon-covered planes go, the Hello Kitty one is pretty tame compared to this ANA 777


SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY !!1111
posted by Tarumba at 8:38 AM on May 1, 2012


omg poképlane
posted by elizardbits at 8:44 AM on May 1, 2012


The Hello Kitty plane has been around for years, but until recently I think it only flew Taipei-Fukuoka or Tokyo-Fukuoka.
posted by hexatron at 8:48 AM on May 1, 2012


Meanwhile Finnair have an Angry Birds A340.
posted by Talkie Toaster at 9:57 AM on May 1, 2012 [1 favorite]


I wonder whether these flights have air marshals and, if so, if they are dressed like this.
posted by Philofacts at 12:05 PM on May 1, 2012


I saw the Hello Kitty plane back in Jan 2007 while on a layover in Tokyo. I was completely feverish at the time, having gotten super sick just before I was scheduled to leave on a major work trip I couldn't get out of. I spotted it outside one of the gates while I was wandering around Narita airport trying to find some kind of drugstore. Ultimately I found a drugstore, bought a box of something from the helpfully labelled "Too Hot" section (hotness was next to "Cough" and "Nose" so I figured it was generally the right kind of thing) that had the Hello Kitty on it - figured that Hello Kitty would be unlikely to actually kill me. Once I had the drugs in hand, I went back to the gate, learned I wasn't hallucinating and took the Hello Kitty medicine next to the Hello Kitty airplane. That magical combination seemed to cure me. I had a photo of the plane somewhere, maybe on an old phone, but can't find it now.
posted by marylynn at 12:40 PM on May 1, 2012 [5 favorites]


Meanwhile Finnair have an Angry Birds A340.

Wait, someone clicks and what? The speed doubles, the plane splits into three, the plane blows up five seconds later, or the plane turns around and goes backwards?

I'm not actually thrilled by any of those possibilities....
posted by eriko at 1:41 PM on May 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


EVA is the exception to the rule that all Asian airlines have amazing food and service.
posted by Anoplura at 3:28 PM on May 1, 2012


The Hello Kitty appendectomy is the bees knees!
posted by Meatbomb at 5:49 PM on May 1, 2012


My friend took one of these flights out of Singapore a few weeks ago. She mentioned the Hello Kitty boarding lounge and the Hello Kitty plastic knife and fork. She did not mention the Hello Kitty empty meal box, the Hello Kitty mixed nuts rice crackers, or bring me back the Hello Kitty airsickness bag or a Hello Kitty sugar sachet. WHAT A TERRIBLE FRIEND, I HATE YOU ANDREA.
posted by Rora at 5:59 PM on May 1, 2012


Really Anoplura? I loved that airlinee when I flew with them in 2006.
posted by peppermind at 6:10 PM on May 1, 2012


Yes indeed, JAL has already debuted a Hello Kitty airplane. Obviously, those higher up are building a squadron of Hello Kitty planes, to be launched from the Hello Kitty aircraft carrier, which keeps it's location a secret in the Pacific.
posted by Metro Gnome at 8:40 PM on May 1, 2012


As far as cartoon-covered planes go, the Hello Kitty one is pretty tame compared to this ANA 777

That pokeplane is the best thing I've seen all day!

....admittedly, it's only 10:09 am...
posted by sprezzy at 10:09 AM on May 2, 2012


I forgot to tell you about THIS!
posted by Yellow at 12:15 PM on May 2, 2012


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