Would you lose weight for a cheaper airfare?
Given that airplanes always run on weight – not seats – what if airlines started charging passengers by the kilo?
What if we all had to get on the scales at airports… Would you?
Samoa Air started charging passengers by weight in January – the first system of its kind in the world - and today report that the system has so far been a success, especially for families.
Meanwhile a Norwegian economist who backs a “pay as you weigh” system and believes obese passengers should be charged more has highlighted the health benefits of such an ...