Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines

Established in 1951, Japan Airlines (JAL) became the official flag carrier two years later, and is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance. In 2009, it suffered steep financial losses despite being

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Airlines begin war on in-flight meal waste
Japan Airlines is the latest aviation company to join the fight in reducing food wastage - which contributes to more than six million tons of cabin waste globally. The airline is now asking travelers to make an “ethical choice” by skipping meals on board their flights in a bid to deal with the problem. Since the airline prepares a meal for every person on board, a passenger who would rather sleep through meal service, or prefers to bring their own in-flight snacks, results in an enormous amount of wasted food. While many airlines provide an option to say “no thank you” to meal service during the flight, Japan Airlines’ approach means that no extra meals are prepared and then thrown away. Th