Japan Airlines embraces gender neutral greetings
Japan Airlines embraces gender neutral greetings

Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” and instead embracing gender neutral terms during in-flight and airport announcements from next month, the company said Monday.From October 1, JAL “will abolish expressions that based on (two types of) sex and use gender-friendly expression” like “good morning” and “good evening,” a spokesperson for the airline told AFP.In Japanese, the expression generally used for such announcements is already gender-neutral, but the decision applies to other languages used by the airline.The decision appears to be a first for major Japanese carrie…

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