Airlines Are Weighing Passengers to See if They Got Heavier

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
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ong lines, lost baggage and lengthy delays — common features of air travel these days. Now passengers in some places are being asked to step on the scales before boarding to help airlines calibrate their weight loads. It’s to do with safety. Air New Zealand is the latest to ask travelers to be weighed before flying, carrying out a survey in Auckland through June. The carrier plans to ask more than 10,000 customers boarding international flights to take part, saying the data will help it calculate the “weight and balance...

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