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The Nike Air Flight 89 Is Making A Return In New And OG Colorways

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A few years have passed since Nike last brought the Air Flight 89 to market, but it’s set to make a resounding return at the tail end of 2019. Appearing in familiar “University Red’ and “Royal Blue” makeups as well as a new beige style that swaps out the traditional full leather construction in favor of a leather/suede mix, all three feature a mid-cut upper with a striking “Air Flight” graphic splayed across the tongue and shortened Swooshes on the collar. However, the most notable part of these Nike shoes is their midsole and outsole tooling — details borrowed directly from the Air Jordan 4, a shoe the Air Flight debuted alongside in 1989. From being rocked on-court by Scottie Pippen to later sightings on the feet of a pre-adidas contract Kanye West at the airport, the Flight 89 is a shoe with a rich history that’ll begin its next chapter later this year when it releases on Nike.com for $120 USD. Check out official images directly below, and stay tuned for updates on a specific date of arrival as they’re made available.

Nike Air Flight 89
$120
Color: White/University Red-Wolf Grey
Style Code: 819665-100

Nike Air Flight 89
$120
Color: Black/Royal Blue-Black-Wolf Grey
Style Code: 819665-001

Nike Air Flight 89
$120
Color: Beige/White-Gum
Style Code: 819665-002