There was a collective guffaw in the Flightglobal/Airline Business editorial office here in south London yesterday when a press release with this headline fell into the inbox:
Air France denies the obligation for corpulent passengers to pay for a second seat
It was the politically correct use of the word corpulent that tickled us.
It is a touchy subject and was covered recently, with much subsequent web coverage, after Kieran Daly published a remarkable picture of an American Airlines flight with a corpulent passenger overflowing into the aisle.
Here’s the release:
As opposed to the information disclosed in the press this morning, Air
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