His suggestions received the backing of 48% of those questioned in a poll by the website Holiday Extras. 51% of men were in favour of overweight people paying more to fly, compared to 43% of women. The case for the fat tax. One particular personal incident makes me think an airline 'fat tax' is a great idea.
Charge fat people more to fly, says academic A NORWEGIAN academic has suggested that airplane passengers should be charged fares which correspond to their weight, with heavier passengers paying.