Tag: overweight

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 21:37

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% of respondents to a survey conducted by The GO Group, ... Read More

Will carry-on fees end overweight luggage overhead?

editor editor- April 17, 2010 05:39

It appears that Spirit Airlines' latest fee levy for carry-on luggage was the straw that broke the camel's back. Passengers have simply had enough of the never-ending deluge of airline ... Read More

Overweight passengers should inquire about seat policies before booking flight

editor editor- March 1, 2010 04:36

Each airline has its own guidelines on whether overweight passengers should buy more than one seat and how much it costs. "Too wide for the sky?" Read More

A skinny airline passenger has rights, too

editor editor- February 18, 2010 03:08

Robert Evans climbed aboard a small US Airways Express jet in El Paso this past summer and found a very large man occupying half of his seat. "This," he told ... Read More

Overweight? Here’s how to find which airlines have widest seats

editor editor- April 20, 2009 04:38

If you are an overweight traveler flying coach and are worried about being charged for two seats by United Airlines or any other airline, here's one tip -- certain aircraft ... Read More

AAPR blasts United Airlines decision to discriminate against people of size

editor editor- April 18, 2009 07:16

The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) today blasted the decision by United Airlines to violate the civil rights of people of size by charging them for two tickets if ... Read More

Overweight Americans sink old boat-safety rule

editor editor- September 24, 2008 03:24

The growth of America's waistline has hit the waterways. Since it's not polite to throw a man overboard, the U.S. Read More