sdate747
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United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 1:41 am

Hello  Smile

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010726/re/hongkong_film_dc.html

United Airlines has painted their Flagship Flight 001 744 in special colors to celebrate the release of Rush Hour 2 featuring Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan.

The link above will lead to the article from Yahoo News.

This marks the first time a movie is being premiered on board a flight in 40 years. I seriously hope they are using PTV's for this event, anythign less whould just not do.


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The reason United Airlines chose to participate was since the flight flies between LAX and HKG - home to the two cities where Rush Hour 1 and Rush Hour 2 were filmed respectively.

Can't wait to watch in in theatres, especially since gorgeous Zhang Ziyi is in it.

How soon before we can feast our eyes on this special scheme?!


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Cheers!
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hkgspotter1
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 1:49 am

I heard the 9 foot stickers will be REMOVED before the flight !!!!!
 
chepos
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 1:55 am

Cant wait to see a pic of this specially painted UAL 744.
Chepos
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gocaps16
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 3:56 am

Will this specially painting UA 744 be only on United flight 1 routes? I'd love to see it at IAD.

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boeing 747-311
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 2:13 pm

this will look cool
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United Airline
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Fri Jul 27, 2001 2:22 pm

Chepos,

Sure it does

Des
 
sdate747
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Sat Jul 28, 2001 3:08 am

UNless they peel the stickers upon arrival at Hong Kong, the plane will either shed it's new skin at LHR or IAD, unless it goes back to LAX and makes another trip under the same name
 
SIA_B777
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RE: United Airlines 001 - "Rush Hour 2" Express

Sat Jul 28, 2001 3:10 am

hkgspotter1 and sdate747,

What stickers are you talking about? Why do they have to be removed?

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