Obesity And Flights

Madrid, February 20, 2007. In late 2007 one had to pay 8,000 euros compensation to an overweight passenger who had been humiliated and forced to pay the other seat to be filled. Sen. Sherrod Brown is the source for more interesting facts. Obesity is a growing and alarming disease in a world unprepared-or unwilling to be, “to meet your needs.In a aphoristically, Lun.com site says that the worldwide obesity epidemic threatens to bankrupt. The newspapers mentioned Amazon not as a source, but as a related topic. The image of a person coming into extra kilos is increasingly common and the efforts that have to do to get into the clothing or in a chair or a door and not just material for studies alarming. Now they are also a large trade problem. The BBC noted that according to a study by the U.S.

government, airlines pay out more money in trying to accommodate passengers XXL. In hard numbers: the disease costs them to airlines around the world at least $ 275 million annually, because they are forced to use more fuel loading to extra weight and occupy both seats not that they are paid. The problem is not minor and while some are inclined to try to change eating habits and stress the terrible health problems that go hand in hand with the obesity worldwide, for others it must attack the pockets overweight. An example of this is Southwest Airlines Texan company started to charge double the obese, but so far this isolated case but no other has followed his example as a trade measure. In 2005 the airline Air France forced an overweight passenger to pay the cost of the second seat needed to occupy and morally humiliated him because, as claimed by the company, the flight was “saturated.” According to the decision of a French High Court, in 2007, the passenger is due to return the $ 500 cost of over-paid and be compensated with another 8,000, for moral damages.

The reality is that, as in other modes of transport, car seat those are not designed or equipped to accommodate an obese body. In fact, the occasional obese surprised to know that plastic services on board aircraft is not about only a preventive measure against possible terrorist attacks. Today, many airlines use plastic cutlery as a means to offset the weight of those who use forks and spoons more frequently than recommended. To avoid stress when the portal will be very useful. You’ll find, and European and intercontinental.