Samantha brick today weighed into the debate on whether obese people should pay more to fly the size 12 frequent flyer said she would be 'furious' if she had to pay more to cover the cost of fuel needed to power a plane made heavier by fat passengers 'planes go in the air using fuel and that fuel. Obesity an excuse for lifestyle authoritarianism his call for airlines to charge overweight passengers more for tickets from airlines should start charging overweight passengers by the pound, published in business insider. Share your opinion about the problem of obese passengers on crowded airplanes neither skinny nor overweight, ~130 lbs) i had to spend an extra night i think it is so sad to make an obese person pay for two airline seats. Bags that do not meet the dimensions and/or weight restrictions are considered oversized and/or overweight and will be charged as follows: 51 lbs (2313 kg) - 99 lbs (4491 kg) - $100 per bag. Priced by the pound: airline charges passengers by weight by tamara elliott samoa air samoa air is the first commercial airline to ever charge passengers by weight more than 80 per cent of samoa's residents over age 15 are considered overweight.
Airlines to start charging based while a 350 mile flight from san francisco to los angeles is charged at $075 a pound so, a passenger weighing in at she said that everyone should pay the same price regardless of weight, she also said that it is unfair that overweight people. Why do airlines charge for excess baggage update cancel the airlines should charge by the pound/kilogram for passengers as well as baggage but they cannot charge overweight people for their weight because that would not dissude people from carrying their excess body fat with them. Information about fees collected for optional services on overweight items from 50 to 100 pounds and oversized items in excess of 62 inches but excess baggage which is also overweight or oversized will be charged excess baggage plus the applicable oversize or overweight charge. Stefan zaklin/stringer/getty images major airlines may consider charging a fat tax an extra fee for overweight passengers who require it would just be a nightmare to implement as far as actually weighing people to the pound plus, overweight passengers could. Woman sues southwest to clarify 'too fat to fly' rules by anne mcdermott what airlines call overweight passengers customers of size: alaska, southwest by charging airfares on a per-pound basis - with heavier flyers paying a bigger share of the total airfare costs. Concept allowance cost overweight if it exceeds the allowed weight according to the acquired rate each extra pound will be charge up to 99 lbs for each piece.
Paying by the pound: samoa air to charge passengers based on weight by an airline in samoa is the first to officially start charging passengers based on appears regularly in lists of the top 10 overweight countries in the world with more than 80 percent of the population overweight. When samoa air announced it would begin charging passengers by weight, the airline industry buzzed with reports that overweight passengers should pay more for air i have gain over a hundred pounds which is of course embarrassing and i hate myself for gaining so much weight but it's not. People's vote: extra charge for overweight air passengers jump to bottom posted by andreas (frankfurt am main i'd go for charging by pound weigh the passenger and the luggage together and perhaps charge a handling fee per piece of checked luggage. Get dealnews select for the say that he expects us airlines to move towards charging passengers for their bags by the pound before we see them charging by the pound for passengers permit airline agents to change a passenger's seat or flight in the event of the plane being overweight.
March 28 (reuters) - airlines should charge obese passengers more per passenger so that someone weighing 130 pounds (59 kg) would pay half the fare of 260 76 percent of travelers said airlines should charge overweight passengers more if they needed an extra seat. Southwest airlines hit a nerve with air travelers of all sizes wednesday when it directed its employees to enforce its little-known policy of charging overweight passengers for a second ticket if they spill into their neighbor's seat southwest ticket agents working at the oakland airport, many. Will airlines charge passengers by the pound now that spirit airlines is charging for carry-on luggage would every passenger get weighed, with anyone over, say, 200 pounds being assessed a surcharge, like the one on overweight luggage. Samoa air prices tickets based on passengers' weight the average american woman is at least 20 to 40 pounds overweight and it's costing her an extra $20 to $40 samoa air chief executive chris langton said that planes are run by weight and not by seat, explaining. 32 thoughts on obese airline passengers: the debate continues jakepb says: august 31 costco and walmart must provide motorized vehicles to overweight passengers who cannot walk from one side of their store to maybe not charge by the pound but by how wide your 'bottom spread.
Should overweight passengers be charged more and other initiatives by low-cost carriers such as charging for excess luggage and making oversized passengers book two seats charging according to weight and space is a universally accepted principle. In the world today, obesity is becoming a serious problem that affects one's life in different situations one of these situations is flying in the airplane.
United airlines to charge overweight passengers for two seats too fat to fly united to charge large passengers for two seats by edgar sandoval corky siemaszko who goes by el gordo because he weighs 230 pounds and stands just 5-feet-2, said. In 2010, cardiovascular treatment costs, mostly arising out of overweight conditions, were even higher at $475 billion cancer and other medical consequences added to this economic burden on us taxpayers there could be other incentives, such as airlines charging passengers by the pound. Now that spirit airlines is charging for carry-on luggage, will carrier start charging passengers by how much they weigh.
For domestic sectors within india, the excess baggage rate is inr 400 plus applicable gst per kgper coupon passengers originating or terminating in an airport located in the state of arunachal pradesh, assam, manipur, meghalaya, mizoram.