The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is demanding U.S. airlines submit plans with updated weight averages they will use for passengers and baggage moving forward by Saturday.
According to the Wall Street Journal, “Airlines officials say the weight estimates used for passengers and baggage are going up between 5 percent and 10 percent.”
“That will affect some flights, possibly requiring that more passengers get bumped or more baggage left behind,” the Journal reported.
Airline officials say the weight requirements used for passengers and baggage are going up about 10% or more. That will affect some flights, possibly requiring that more passengers get bumped or more baggage left behind. https://t.co/bqvJkwX30U
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 10, 2021
The new guidelines, and likely travel disruptions to come with them, are yet another symptom of American weight gain with no signs of abatement. And it’s Krispy Kreme’s fault.
Joking of course, but not really. The bizarre trend of aggressive