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Air New Zealand's Hobbit's flight

Monday 26th November 2012 at 07:19

Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKP
Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKP arriving at Heathrow

Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, has unveiled a stunning Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKP aircraft flying billboard which extends the full length of the 73 metre long aircraft for the soon-to-be-released movie The Hobbit. An Unexpected Journey, a fantasy adventure.

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s CEO, Rob Fyfe, says that the imagery is simply stunning.  “This aircraft is going to excite passengers and fans of Sir Peter Jackson’s award-winning cinema fantasies alike when it begins regular Air New Zealand services between Auckland, Los Angeles and London”. He was speaking at the world première of the film.

Air New Zealand's Hobbit's flight
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“New Zealand is the home of Middle-earth and The Hobbit movies will be hugely important to New Zealand’s tourism industry in the next couple of years as international tourists are inspired to come and see and experience for themselves the landscapes which have shaped the movies

Photos of Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKP

Photos of Air New Zealand aircraft

Report by Derek Pedley

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