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Airline 'fat tax': Should heavy passengers pay more? - CNN

Is it discrimination, is it unfair for poor, many claim the poor are victims of "food deserts", high sugar drinks, a bad diet that makes them obese.

http://travel.cnn.com/airline-fat-tax-should-heavy-passengers-pay-more-619046

"Charging according to weight and space is a universally accepted principle, not only in transportation, but also in other services," Bhatta says. "As weight and space are far more important in aviation than other modes of transport, airlines should take this into account when pricing their tickets."