The Famous Pokémon Jet Finally Retires After Years of Service

on September 30, 2013 6:27 PM

The famous Pokémon Jumbo Jet 747, which has been serving the Japanese airline ANA and seen all over the internet, will finally be retired after its last flight today.

The original 747-400D Jumbo jet flew for ANA, which stands for All Nippon Airways (Nippon means Japan), since July 1st, 1998. It was timed for the release of the first Pokémon movie. After that, several new models have been released due to its popularity. Pokémon Jumbo is not only painted with Pokemon designs but allow comes with a full-on Pokemon theme inside, complete with Pokémon headrests, flight attendant uniforms, food containers, inflight entertainment and souvenir bags.

You can check out some footage of the plane posted below.

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