After bravely supporting the rebellion through battle after battle, R2-D2 has earned his place on the side of a Japan All Nippon Airways airliner. But besides appearing in a couple of teaser trailers and at a handful of public events, has the rolling BB-8 droid earned the same honor?
It’s a really good question: Why can’t airline seats be as comfortable, durable and adjustable as the ones in cars? In a partnership with All Nippon Airways, Toyota has come up with a new seat design it claims can make a “wide range of body sizes” comfortable. In economy, no less.
An All Nippon Airways passenger plane carrying 117 passengers on board experienced a little bit of a scare earlier this month. Why? Because a numb-brained pilot accidentally almost made a Boeing 737-700 fly belly up, as in upside freaking down.