An Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft appeared to receive a pretty dazzling makeover in time for the festive season. The airline took to Twitter to unveil the plane’s new look, which saw every square inch of its livery covered in diamonds, making for a pretty spectacular sparkling effect.
Unsurprisingly, it sent aviation fans into meltdown, with the image garnering thousands of likes and retweets. Twitter users began speculating on everything from the cost of the project to the routes it would be flying so people could look out for it in the skies.
Meanwhile sceptics questioned whether the plane would be able to take-off with the additional weight of the diamonds. They were right to be doubtful, as the diamond-encrusted plane isn’t real, but rather the result of nifty photo editing skills.
Emirates highlighted that the image had been ‘created’ by artist Sara Shakeel in the image’s accompanying caption, writing Presenting the Emirates ‘Bling’ 777. Image created by Sara Shakeel.
Sara, a former dentist turned ‘crystal artist’, regularly edits images to give them a bedazzled new look, posting the results on her Instagram account. The Emirates plane was just another fun project on her list, ahead of a trip to Milan where she was going to be flying with the airline.
After the image took off on social media, Sara shared another edited image, this time with a close-up of the plane engine.
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So My plane has been on the news lately, confirming whether it’s real or not, so before I took off I took another picture just to let you guys know it’s real 🌝😛💎💎✈️ . . . P.s thank you guys ! I truly and honestly made the diamond plane for the love of the trip and the excitement! Never in a million years did I know it’ll end up on news / tv / trending on #twitter all over the place ! So thank you a million times! 🙏 . CollageArt SaraShakeel . . . #art #collageart #plane #diamonds #vision #emirates #clouds #diamond #crystalart #arte #hope #edit #editing #bright #creation #Creative #imagine
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Waiting for my Ride 💎 . . So Ladies & Gentlemen , I am officially flying to #milan to fall in love with #art #culture #italy to witness the love #glamourtalentawards has to offer ! I have to remind myself & all of you again and again, This all happened cause some of you prayed & some sent love 💕 to the universe & God just had to make it happen!! Just an ordinary big eyed – hopeful artist trying to live the best out of the world has to offer! Love you and thank you!!! Can’t wait to share everything with you all! . . . P.s I got a freaking upgrade to #milano !!!! . . . #art #artwork #collageart #artist #vision #fly #high #flying #godisgreat #pink #clouds #hope #lovemyjob #plane #emirates #flyhigh #arte #crystalart #crystalartwork #travel #travelphotography #blog