LONDON (AP) — It's a bird, it's a plane — it's a plane that looks a bit like a bird.
British Airways has unveiled the first in a flock of Olympic-themed jets that will fly during this summer's London Games.
The Airbus A319, which has been painted to resemble a giant gold dove, goes into service Tuesday, the first of nine similarly decorated Olympic planes.
Artist Tracey Emin mentored designer Pascal Anson, who created the look of the plane. Emin said she loved the design, which "brings back the excitement of travel."
The planes are one of several Olympic-themed projects for British Airways designed to celebrate British creative talent. Chef Heston Blumenthal is helping colleague Simon Hulstone develop in-flight meals inspired by traditional British cookery and the 1948 London Olympics, and actor Richard E. Grant has helped writer Prasanna Puwanarajah script a short film to be shown on flights.
All three projects — though not an actual Airbus — will be on display at an aviation-themed pop-up restaurant, gallery and cinema in London from Wednesday until April 17.
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A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.