Etihad’s ‘Fast & Furious 777’ now flying between Abu Dhabi and L.A.


By Harriet Baskas

Actor/director Vin Diesel was at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday to welcome Etihad Airways Flight 171 from Abu Dhabi and promote Fast & Furious 7, the newest addition to the popular The Fast and the Furious action film franchise.

The film premieres in Los Angeles on April 1 and begins showing in theaters on April 3.

The Boeing 777 that Diesel greeted and posed with has been dubbed the “Fast & Furious 777” and arrived bearing a giant Furious 7 logo that will remain on the plane for the next four to six months while its flies the direct route between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles. More info