"That was an Express-class [sic] ambassadorial shuttle and it had the markings of the Royal House of Hapes."
Jaina Solo, after seeing the Thunder Wraith lift off[src]

The Express-class ambassadorial shuttle was a small, sleek shuttle about half the size of a YT-1300 light freighter. As an ambassadorial shuttle, it had spacious passenger compartments with ornate viewscreens offering a 360-degree view of the outside surroundings. In 23 ABY, the Hapan-Dathomiri princess Tenel Ka was transported to Hapes on an Express shuttle known as the Thunder Wraith following a lightsaber training accident at the Jedi Praxeum on the jungle moon Yavin 4 in which the lower part of her left arm was severed.[1]

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The shuttle class appeared in Young Jedi Knights: Lightsabers, a young reader's book published in 1998 and written by Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta.[1]

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