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TravelAlaska Airlines Asks Passengers to Bring Their Own Water Bottle

17:50  14 september  2019
17:50  14 september  2019 Source:   travelpulse.com

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Alaska Airlines is encouraging passengers to bring their own refillable water bottles onto flights. The move comes as the North American airline looks to reduce single-use This is what Alaska Airlines is trying to tap into by asking passengers to bring reusable water bottles to the airport.

Alaska Airlines really doesn’t want to be dispensing ice water to you in Earth-polluting plastic bottles or cups when you can bring your own reusable bottle . As part of its single-use plastic reduction program, the airline has launched #FillBeforeYouFly. It is asking passengers to bring their own

Alaska Airlines is slowly trying to ingratiate its passengers into a BYOB program.

Alaska Airlines Asks Passengers to Bring Their Own Water Bottle© Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines Boeing 737

But not the kind of bottle you’re thinking of.

The airline has launched #FillBeforeYouFly, a campaign designed to reduce single-use plastic bottles by asking passengers to bring their own reusable water bottles and fill them prior to the flight.

“We’re passionate about working with our guests, employees, airports and partners to reduce waste, protect habitats and improve water health,” Diana Birkett Rakow, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of external relations, said in a statement. “Land, water and animals are incredibly special parts of the places we live and fly. If just 10 percent of us flying Alaska bring our own prefilled water bottles when we fly, it would save over 700,000 plastic water bottles and 4 million plastic cups per year. That’s a big lift.”

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Alaska Airlines today announced its #FillBeforeYouFly initiative to partner with guests and employees to continue reducing the use of single-use plastics inflight. The aim: rally with flyers to bring their own water bottle and fill it before they board. This is one of Alaska Airlines ’ many sustainability efforts to

It is asking passengers to bring their own water bottles and to fill them pre-flight. As an incentive to passengers , the airline said in a news release it will plant a tree for every passenger who brings a pre-filled water bottle onto an Alaska flight and posts a photo to social media tagging @AlaskaAir

The airline notes that plastic bottles are among the top five most common items found in beach cleanups around the world.

Alaska says passengers are urged to remember to pre-fill the bottles. Airline policy prohibits bottles from being filled directly during inflight beverage service. The policy is in place to manage the limited quantities of water available on flights.

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