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Star Wars-branded plane makes a stop in Tucson

Star Wars Plane
Star Wars Plane
Star Wars Plane
Posted at 5:25 PM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 19:27:35-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — A United-Airlines jet decked out in "Star Wars" logos and pictures landed at Tucson International Airport Monday.

The plane is part of a marketing effort for the latest film in the saga, dubbed "The Rise of Skywalker," set to hit theaters this weekend.

The jet flew from Tucson to Houston and back Monday afternoon, a Tucson International Airport spokesperson said.

The jet is a Boeing 737-800, according to a Facebook post from the airport.

And it's not just the outside of the plane that's decked out -- travelers inside the plane get a full, Star Wars experience, too. Twitter users reported boarding the plane to Star Wars theme music, and special decor on seats and around the aircraft.

So where's the plane headed next? You can keep track of it through online flight trackers via its tail number, N36272.

Click here to learn more about the plane, via the United Airlines website.