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Etihad Airways First Airline to Operate a Plastic-Free Flight

The UAE's flag carrier Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the Gulf region to operate a flight EY484 without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness about pollution on Earth Day (April 22).

Etihad Airways First Airline to Operate a Plastic-Free Flight

Details:

  • Etihad identified that over 95 single-use plastic products are used across its aircraft cabins.
  • As a result of planning the Earth Day flight EY484, Etihad additionally committed to remove up to 20% of the single-use plastic items on board by June 1.
  • The airline also announced that by the end of this year, Etihad will have removed 100 tonnes of single-use plastics from its inflight service.

Question:

Q. Which airline has become the first airline in the Gulf region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board?
a. Etihad Airways
b. Qatar Airways
c. Oman Airways
d. Arabian Airlines
Etihad Airways First Airline to Operate a Plastic-Free Flight Etihad Airways First Airline to Operate a Plastic-Free Flight Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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