The aim of Japan Airlines is to reduce the weight of passengers’ luggage.
This scheme can bring many benefits to the environment at the same time.
If the plan is successful, other airline companies will also adopt it.
The less the luggage in the journey, the more the fun of the journey. But many times the restriction of weight of luggage in the journey bothers. Especially when you are going on a long journey. But still the fun of traveling with less luggage is something else. But what if such an arrangement is made that you do not have to carry the goods at all? Japan Airlines has made such a unique effort, for this it has offered a plan that motivates passengers to leave their heavy luggage behind. In such a situation, then what will the passengers wear then the answer is, hired clothes.
a good option for travelers
Yes, Japan’s airline has started a new experiment in association with trading house Sumitomo Corp. In this scheme, which started from July 5, passengers are being given an option that they will be able to wear rented clothes while traveling to another place in their country. The purpose of this innovation is to encourage sustainable tourism while also providing some facilities to the travelers.
only for one year
It is believed that by reducing the weight of each aircraft, fuel consumption can be saved to a great extent and this will ultimately reduce the emission of carbon dioxide. At present, this service has been implemented till August 2024 only. It sounds strange how people will go on a journey without their clothes. But on the other hand, they will also get the experience of wearing new clothes, this idea will be thrilling.
Any Wear Anywhere Scheme
Passengers can choose the clothes of their choice and sides keeping in mind the needs of the weather. For this, before boarding the plane of Japan Airline, they have to choose clothes on the website. In this scheme named “Any Wear Anywhere”, passengers will only have to carry essentials like their underwear and toothbrush.
With this scheme, there will be a huge reduction in the weight of the luggage of the passengers. (Representational photo: Pixabay)
how many clothes can be found
Travelers will not need to carry large suitcases with them and people can choose eight pairs of clothes for two weeks a month in advance, reports the Financial Times. The wardrobe will have three sizes of small, medium and large and will have clothes from smart, smart casual and mixed categories. His clothes will cost from Rs 2311 to Rs 4044.
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how will the management
These clothes will be provided from the retailer’s additional stock and second hand garments from the parent company. The selected clothes of the passengers will be delivered to the hotel booked by the passengers even before their arrival. and shall be collected before the commencement of the return journey. After this, the clothes will be sent to the laundry and made ready again, in case of some defect, the loss will have to be paid by the passenger.
This scheme will also reduce the waste of clothes in Japan. (Representational photo: Pixabay)
what would be the advantage
Data will be collected from this year-long experiment to know how much the weight of the aircraft has been reduced due to the weight of the luggage. The Japanese airline says that the demand for encouraging sustainable tourism has increased with more and more people traveling after the Kovid epidemic. Passengers also want such options but they do not have options. According to the Anywhere website, every 10 kg reduction in luggage weight reduces CO2 emissions by 7.5 kg. If the plan is successful, other airlines can also adopt it.
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But it is too early to say how environment-friendly this scheme is. The companies hope that this will prevent clothing waste and reduce water pollution and plastic use by eliminating laundering and packing. Aviation is responsible for 2.5 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. It is estimated that this emission is going to reach 300 percent compared to 2005. The aviation industry has set a target of achieving zero carbon by 2050.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 09, 2023, 06:59 IST