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How airline gear gets reincarnated

Updated 3:24 AM ET, Thu April 25, 2013
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California-based furniture company Moto Art hunts down old airplanes to create one-of-a-kind office furniture. Moto Art
In December, Air France teamed up with design label Bilum to create 400 bags from expired life jackets. The bags have since sold out. Air France
Finnair also found an innovative use for old monitors, teaming with Seos Design to create LED lamps for their first class cabin. Finnair
Airlines are getting savvy with sustainability. Finnair gives old uniforms new life by donating them to local designers for re-imagining. Finnair
Passengers can own a piece of the airline, thanks to Finnair's partnership with Global Hope, who makes bags from old uniforms. Finnair
Bilum also designed bags from old Air France billboard posters. No two are alike. Air France
Tierra Ideas crafts luggage, lap top cases and wallets from Delta Airlines' old seat covers. Tierra Ideas