Crazy Ways That Airlines Have Decreased Weight On Planes, To Help Reduce Fuel Costs

When you’re an airline (or any large scale entity that serves the public), every little bit helps the bottom line.

Anybody else old enough to remember yogurt cartons that were 8 ounces? Full half gallon containers of ice cream? When metal toys began to be made out of plastic? When hotels stopped changing the sheets every day?

Those little changes here and there, be it shrinking a package but charging the same amount, or using cheaper materials, or cutting corners by stopping a service that’s conveniently also good for the environment, are small ways that companies can save more money. The way airlines do it though, is pretty fascinating…

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