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A Weighty Decision

By Linda Tancs

Samoa Air recently announced a world’s first:  pay by weight.  That’s right–the compact carrier is basing each passenger’s ticket price on the individual’s weight combined with the heft of the baggage being checked.  So the airline’s tagline, “The sky’s the limit,” seems oddly appropriate.  But given the debate that has ensued, this will no doubt prove to be a weighty decision, indeed.

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