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World first for ‘Planes’ movie premiere

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 16, 2013

VH-OGG gets an ARFF water canon salute as it taxis out to depart on its 'Planes' premiere flight. (Mark Sherborne)

Qantas has claimed a world first with the Australian premiere of the Disney move Planes taking place at 30,000ft on one if its 767s on Saturday.

The movie was streamed to iPads via the aircraft’s QStreaming system, with passengers on the flight comprising celebrities and guests, such as Jessica Marais, who voiced the character Rochelle in the localised version of the film.

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The special flight was operated by 767-338ER VH-OGG, which features a special Planesmovie decal, which is the largest ever applied to a Qantas aircraft.

Some of the detail on VH-OGG. (Mark Sherborne)

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4 Comments

  • Red Barron

    says:

    Looks great Qantas. Finally you start to get your Mojo back and make flying fun. My kids would love to fly in this old girl with that artwork on it.

  • Paul Chisholm

    says:

    Great promotion bringing the fun back into flying

  • John Harrison

    says:

    Well done to Qantas, although thats always been an area in which they weren’t slow in doing, painting up the their aircraft in theme’s. I feel we will not see this aircraft in WA., now they (Qantas) as updated all East – West flights to AB330s.

  • Ante C

    says:

    Nice work Qantas. It looks really good.

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