‘Fat tax’: Should heavy passengers pay more?

Posted at 1:10 PM, Mar 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-27 13:10:20-04

An economics scholar in Norway has recommended that air ticket costs be calculated according to a passenger’s weight. That’s according to a story from CNN. 


Dr. Bharat P. Bhatta, associate professor of economics at Sogn og Fjordane University College, Norway, is proposing three models that he says, “may provide significant benefits to airlines, passengers and society at large.”

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Read the complete story from CNN, HERE.