Air New Zealand: pay what you weigh

Whenever the conversation turns to people who are too large to fit into the seats on an airplane, (skinny) people always suggest that airlines charge passengers by weight.

Now Air New Zealand has done it.

pay what you weigh

Air New Zealand's Pay what you Weigh program

On Air New Zealand, check-in is now known as weigh in.

What do you think?

Will it spread to other airlines?
Will some passengers complain?
Will there be lawsuits?
Will you pay?
Will you pay more attention to that Richard Simmons “Fit to Fly” safety video?
Will you realize it’s April 1st in New Zealand?

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4 thoughts on “Air New Zealand: pay what you weigh

  1. Diane says:

    The overweight epidemic is not only touching the lives of individuals,but also corporate America and numerous other countries. 33% of companies have implemented a get paid to lose weight campaign to motivate employees to lose weight. We pay people to lose weight. Money seems to be a great motivator. See you on the skinny but rich side.

  2. Eric says:

    There should charge based on one’s dimensional weight, particularly taking a person’s width into account!

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