Etihad Airways and Universal Pictures unveil "Fast & Furious" plane
Etihad Airways, the national company of the United Arab Emirates, and Universal Pictures presented the new aircraft Fast & Furious 777. The event took place at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), in the presence of actor Vin Diesel. Fast & Furious 7 will hit theaters on April 3.
Abu Dhabi has become a key location for Furious 7 production. Over the course of two weeks, in April 2014, the team filmed in areas outside Abu Dhabi, in the Liwa Desert, as well as downtown, in locations: Great Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace Hotel, Formula1 Yas Marina and Etihad Towers. .
The airplane Fast & Furious 777 is a Boeing 777-200 (A6-LRE). The special livery will stay on the aircraft for about 6 months, during which time it will fly on the direct route between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles, which Etihad Airways launched in June 2014. The airline is also the sponsor of the world premiere of the Furious 7 movie, which will take place in Los Angeles on April 1 2015.
(Photo: Etihad Airways / Info: Universal Pictures release)