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    This is great news !!!

    ¨Obese passengers flying with Air France-KLM may have to pay more following the introduction of new rules later this year.

    Company spokeswoman Monique Matze told AFP passengers who were unable to squeeze into a single aeroplane seat would have to pay 75 per cent of the cost of a second seat¨
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    Where's this from?
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    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/new...ectid=10621264
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    http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-...0120-mjvq.html

    This will help to avoid problems like this:

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    Sounds fair to me.
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    Yep, I have no issue with this.
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    ¨This man violates FAA standards for safety.
    As an airline captain I can tell you that passenger depicted in your article does not meet FAA standards for safety. More important than passenger comfort or even emergency egress issues, in the event of a crash sequence, the overweight passenger could cause death to surrounding passengers as he is not safely secured. At our airline, and I know at Southwest, obese passengers must pay for two seats. It has nothing to do with fair treatment; it has to do with total passenger weight which is limited to 190 per passenger for weight and balance, on average. They certainly would be considered handicapped as they could not exit as normal passengers would. There is absolutely no discrimination here. Weight is weight; if your bag exceeds 50 pounds, prepare to pay extra, same for passengers.¨
    http://travel.aol.com/travel-ideas/a...bate-continues
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    Sounds good to me. Everytime I fly I dread possibly having to sit by some fat person taking up most my seat. It hasn't happened yet, thank god.
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    Was about to post this on my facebook and realised I've got a few obese friends on there...
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    This makes perfect sense, why would people who need more room have to pay the same as everyone else?

    And you know, if it annoys you, maybe lose some weight?
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    ^ What a screen name. You think those Neo Nazi girls can sing well?
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    (Original post by flugestuge)
    And one of them is in your signature.

    Yeah but Stewie is awesome
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    Fair enough.
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    Its about time.
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    If you take up two seats, you should pay for two seats. Seems perfectly fair to me.
 
 
 
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