Posts Tagged ‘ fat tax ’

Uzbekistan Airways and weight charges

Aug 14th, 2015 | By

A couple of years ago Just about Travel wrote that Samoa Air was weighing passengers and then charging based on that weight. Now Uzbekistan Airways is to start weighing its passengers with their hand luggage at check-in. Or is it?



Should airlines charge a fat tax?

Apr 8th, 2013 | By

So Samoa Air has started to charge passengers for a plane seat, according to how much they weigh



Too fat to fly: air passengers call for excess body weight to be taxed

Mar 28th, 2013 | By

Air passengers call for excess body weight to be taxed



Too fat to fly?

Apr 28th, 2012 | By

The introduction of extra charges for overweight fliers would be welcomed, a new survey has found