Airline makes life jackets into travel bags

Life jackets and advertising posters get new life

Air France has cooperated with the French brand bilum to present a new collection of travel cases made from recycled life jackets and giant canvas advertising posters. Life jackets have a limited lifespan and the idea is to give them a new life rather than simply destroying them. Air France says that this reduces the airline’s impact on the environment.
The first collection of 400 items is now available online, with a flat case selling for €19 and a padded case for €24. Bags and ticket wallets hand-cut from old advertising posters are also available. The fabric has not been changed, so that each case is unique.
Other airlines, including Finnair, Delta and Qantas, have also recycled materials such as seat covers into new objects for resale.
Airline Trends

x

Check Also

Delta, airlines, United, American Airlines, pay, pilots, bonus, wage, profit share, usa, captains

Airline gives employees $1.1bn

Delta Airlines is being generous, and people working for its competitors are not too happy.

Aviator, ground handline, Wideroe, lose, customer, Air France-KLM, Norway, airports, security, baggage

Airport handler Aviator loses major airline

The pan-Nordic airport handling provider loses a contract with an important customer to a competitor.

Gunnar Garfors, Norwegian, record, fly, round the world, airlines, flights, Sydney, Emirates, Iberia, Copa, Qantas, Dutch

Norwegian man sets round-the-world record

Passenger sets new Guinness World Record for travelling the world on scheduled flights.

Ryanair’s cabin baggage rules change

Passengers no longer able to carry two cabin bags on board

Bergen two new routes, Billund one

Air France and Wizz Air announce fresh expansions

airBaltic, football, World Cup, fly, cities, Russia, 2018, riga, Latvia, via, transit, connection

Baltic, Nordic airlines win on punctuality

SAS sixth among major carriers, airBaltic on top again globally