Air France introduces 'fat tax'

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

    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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