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This Airline Will Now Be Weighing Passengers Before They Board The Plane

By Sarah

November 1, 2017 at 4:42pm


In what might appear to be a controversial move, Finnair has announced plans to weigh about 100-150 passengers on each flight before the board.

The Sun reports that the airline isn't doing to to penalise overweight passengers, but instead is introducing the system so that they can work out a better balance on the aircraft.

By doing so, they'll be able to streamline their costs when it comes to fuelling the planes. 

Passengers will be asked to volunteer to be weighed.

In 2013, Samoa Air became the first airline to charge passengers by their weight rather than by their seat - Irish airlines haven't announced any plans for getting passengers to hop on the scales just yet...

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