Fly in Hello Kitty Style

  1. EVA Air's Hello Kitty jets

    EVA Air's Hello Kitty jets

    As of June 22, Taiwan's EVA Airways (2618:TT) was operating five "Hello Kitty jets" serving cities that include Tokyo, Fukuoa, and Chitose in Japan, Seoul, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Guam. The airline's contract with Japan's Sanrio (8136:JP), which created and owns the Hello Kitty brand, runs through Oct. 31, 2018.

  2. Making Airbus cute

    Making Airbus cute

    All seats on the jets, which are Airbus A330-200s and A330-300s, are covered with Hello Kitty headrest covers. Passengers usually clean out the plane when they leave—taking the headrest covers, toilet paper, soap, and lotion.

  3. Inflght items

    Inflght items

    The flights offer special Hello Kitty in-flight items, duty-free products, and other passenger-service items, such as these pillows. 

  4. Creative cuisine

    Creative cuisine

    EVA's agreement with Sanrio includes the right to use Hello Kitty designs for its meals, too. Here, a salmon appetizer topped with cheese that's carved in the shape of Hello Kitty.

  5. Adult meal

    Adult meal

    Hello Kitty designs are worked into the entrees, including this business class meal with kitty-shaped goose liver paté.

  6. Kid's meal

    Kid's meal

    In children's meals, Hello Kitty appears in the pudding (top left), fruit, rice, and on the meal tray. How can kids resist playing with their food?

  7. Dessert


    Business class meals are topped off with a dessert tray that's dusted with cocoa powder in the shape of Hello Kitty's face.

  8. Hello Kitty ice cream

    Hello Kitty ice cream

    Ice cream flavors vary by flight. Presently, strawberry is offered and EVA Air says it may soon add chocolate and vanilla.

  9. Hello Kitty cutlery

    Hello Kitty cutlery

    Pink cutlery, in case the flight wasn't cute enough already.

  10. Boarding passes

    Boarding passes

    Hello Kitty boarding passes and baggage tags are available at Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport.

  11. Luggage tags

    Luggage tags

    Even passengers' luggage gets "Hello-Kitty"-ed.

  12. Toilet paper

    Toilet paper

    No detail was ignored. The flights are stocked with Hello Kitty toilet paper.