Japan Transocean Air (JTA) introduced wooden straws for its onboard beverage service. Beginning on October 1, straws made of domestic lumber, including cedar trees, have been used on its Fukuoka-Okinawa flights. It is a part of JTA’s effort to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by the UN, and the company is planning to introduce the service on other flights as well. JTA has become the first airline company in the world to use only wooden straws. Source: Ryukyu Shimpo, 10/5/2019
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