Fly in Hello Kitty Style

  1. EVA Air's Hello Kitty jets
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Hello Kitty cutlery

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

  10. Boarding passes
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    Boarding passes

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

  11. Luggage tags
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    Luggage tags

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

  12. Toilet paper
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    Toilet paper

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