British Airways adds latest Star Wars movie to long haul flights

British Airways to show Star Wars on long haul
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British Airways is to show the international box office smash and latest instalment in the Star Wars film saga, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, on its long-haul flights.

Passengers can enjoy the critically acclaimed film on long-haul flights around the world, from March 1, for the next four months in super, immersive 3D sound.

The movie, stars British newcomers Daisy Ridley as Rey and John Boyega as Finn and has become only the third ever film to generate more than $2 billion at the box office.

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Director of customer experience, British Airways, Troy Warfield said: “Blockbusters don’t come much bigger than Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, which more than deserves all the hype generated by fans, desperate to the see the latest twist in this incredible film series.

“We know it will be a huge hit with our customers, eager to watch the return of Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker – not forgetting R2D2 and C3PO.

“British Airways is committed to bringing the best in big screen entertainment to customers on our flights so they can watch amazing films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens from the comfort of their seat.”

And to make the experience even more engrossing, passengers can watch not only the Star Wars instalment, but also Spectre, The Martian and The Man From U.N.C.L.E., in incredible and immersive hi-tech 3D sound, that brings them right into the heart of the film’s action and drama.