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Jennifer Aniston has made a cute new friend, reminding us why she's still so damn likeable.

It’s the kind of ad we’ve seen a thousand times: fancy airline, fancy plane, fancy yourself here?

But there’s something about the new Emirates commercial starring Jennifer Aniston that gives us something more.

Aniston plays co-star to a sweet little boy she finds playing with a toy plane in the first class cabin.

As the 47-year-old actress guides him back towards his economy seat, the pair bond.

I've heard of snakes on a plane but STAIRS? (Source: Emirates/YouTube)

When they reach the boy's classic dopey dad and his child introduces the A-list star as his 'co-pilot', the man is sent into a spin.

The mother then appears and just as we're expecting some kind of 'other woman' dialogue to play out, the scene ends.

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And instead, we cut to the boy's mum having traded seats with Aniston.

Unknown woman so close to my husband? Commence THE LASER BEAM. (Source: Emirates/YouTube).

While Aniston continues to entertain the child, the mother is given a hard earned rest.

It may seem a bit corny but it's actually quite progressive. Who knew an attractive unknown woman could exist without being objectified and posing a threat to the family unit?

The ad brings life to a tired genre and we're placing it all on the shoulders of Aniston.

Warm, funny and genuine.

It's no wonder there are still die hard team Branistons out there.

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