Air France introduces 'fat tax'

Extra fee for "oversized" passengers criticised by groups defending obese people.

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    Air France has begun charging obese passengers an extra fee to take up two seats on its planes.

    The move has outraged some people accusing the airline of imposing a "fat tax", but Air France says it will mean larger passengers can travel in comfort and safety.

    Al Jazeera's Estelle Youssouffa reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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