Etihad Airways, UAE based flag carrier, has become the first major airline in the Gulf region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board. The objective is to raise awareness about pollution. Etihad Airways has pledged to reduce single-use plastic usage by 80% across the entire organization by the end of 2022.
Source: The Hindu Business Line
Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:
- UAE Capital: Abu Dhabi, Currency: UAE dirham.