“Captain Marvel,” the latest action flick from Marvel Studios, will arrive in theaters next month, but fans looking forward to the movie can already catch a glimpse of the female superhero in the skies.
Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition 737-800 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday during a gate celebration for passengers flying to Orange County, Calif. The all-new adventure stars Brie Larson in the title role as Carol Danvers, a female pilot who has acquired special powers.
“This new plane featuring Captain Marvel will delight guests of all ages,” Natalie Bowman, Alaska Airlines’ managing director of marketing and advertising, said in a news release. “We’re excited to showcase a pilot who’s risen to superhero status –– an image that embodies strength and confidence and inspires future aviators across our expansive network to go further.”
The hero is show blazing across the fuselage of the aircraft in her red and blue suit. A cat named Goose in the film is also shown on one of the plane’s winglets.
The plane began flights throughout Alaska’s route network Tuesday and will be visible throughout the country via cross-country routes and flights to Hawaii.
Marvel Studios fans can follow Alaska Airlines on Twitter and on Facebook to learn about the promotions related to the film. Wednesday through Saturday, enter for a chance to win one pair of tickets to the premiere of the movie, including roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations for two in Los Angeles.
Here’s a video from Alaska Airlines showing the livery being applied:
This aircraft is going higher, further & faster like #CaptainMarvel!
Watch it come to life now and check out Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel when it hits theaters March 8. pic.twitter.com/frFX0O50UR
— Alaska Airlines (@AlaskaAir) February 6, 2019
“Captain Marvel” opens on March 8 in U.S. theaters. Check out a trailer below: