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Ryanair dismisses slim pickings from “fat tax”

Ryanair confirms that ‘fat tax’ is a non-runner because it’s not collectible even though many of its passengers want very large passengers to pay more. Ryanair today confirmed that it will not implement a ‘fat tax’ because there is no way to collect it without disrupting its prized 25-minute turnarounds and its online check-in process […]

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More weighty matters…

United Airlines today says it will bump severely overweight passengers from sold-out flights. Passengers who are too large to fit comfortably in a single coach seat will soon be required to buy two tickets on the next flight or upgrade to larger business class seats, if United’s flight attendants can’t find two open seats for […]

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Passenger weigh-ins? Fat chance

Passengers already have to pay for a sandwich, a cup of tea and check in luggage …and now Ryanair want its clientele to pay £1 to spend a penny.While many travellers consider using the on-board facilities as an occasional necessity rather than an extra, it seems the Irish budget airline’s chief views it as a […]

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