Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP
Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP

Japan Airlines ditches ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender-neutral greetings

  • From October, the airline will use gender-friendly expression like ‘good morning’ and ‘good evening’
  • The decision appears to be a first for major Japanese carriers

Topic |   Japan
Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP
Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in announcements made in flights and by staff at airports from October. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE