'Star Wars' themed aircraft to take its first flight out of Houston

HOUSTON, Texas -- Heading to a galaxy far far away, United Airlines' new Star Wars-themed plane will make its first flight out of IAH.

Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker themed aircraft is scheduled to take off from Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport for the first time to Disney World's Galaxy's Edge in Orlando.

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But before its takeoff, United will be holding a party at the gate for customers to celebrate. They will feature Star Wars characters and a musical performance by the University of Houston's marching band.

You may get a chance to fly on the Star Wars plane. United says it will be in their system for the next year.
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