The Hello Kitty plane arrived from Taipei, Taiwan at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday and there were fans waiting to see the new bird. The first Hello Kitty themed plane that covers the long distance trip between the two cities, the maiden voyage was special, but it will be seen more often as it is one of several Boeing 777 planes are making the trip back and forth on the flying schedule.
Riding on this plane is a Hello Kitty adventure. While the outside of the aircraft looks like an over-sized comic book, the experience is greater on the inside. People taking the flight will have special Hello Kitty boarding passes and baggage stickers. Plus there are over 100 items on the plane that passengers can use with the Hello Kitty logo. From napkins to pillows, it sounds like a chance to really bond with the character while making the long distance trip.
The idea of catering to passengers who love Hello Kitty might be a bit odd, but the international following of the character has a wide appeal. Hello Kitty merchandise is still one of the most popular licensing for items. And fans will spend hours searching for the perfect Hello Kitty items.
Take a look at the video clip of the Hello Kitty airplane that arrived in Los Angeles. It is great to see such enthusiasm for flying, even if that means that Hello Kitty is on your boarding pass.