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Airlines to weigh passengers before the departure

"Airlines want to weigh the passengers before departure," "New technologies can make the weighing easier." "To weigh passengers before they board the pl

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Airlines to weigh passengers before the departure
"Airlines want to weigh the passengers before departure,"

"New technologies can make the weighing easier."

"To weigh passengers before they board the plane can save considerable costs for the airlines.nNy technology can make weighing easier and more anonymous. "

"To weigh passengers before departure is a controversial topic, there is no doubt about that. When Samoa Air introduced the mandatory weighing of 2013, it created headlines across the world. The aim was to really heavy people would get seats with a bit more space. But the airline also introduced a pricing based on passenger's weight – so-called ” pay as you weigh”tickets. The reactions were strong. "

"Even Uzbekistan Airways has weighted its passengers a time, similarly, Hawaiian Airways, which also puts travellers by weight in the plane. Finnair introduced a voluntary weigh-in for a period, in order to obtain a better knowledge of passengers ' average weight."

"the Argument that discrimination and bullying has been made, but now have a new invägningsteknik been developed that can make the weighing process more efficient and anonymous. "

"No one sees the number of kilos"

"Start up-company Fuel Matrixs technology can help airlines to calculate the cost accurately for each flight, reports Lonely Planet. "

"today, most of the airlines after the estimated medelvikter as the European Aviation Safety Agency took up in 2009. According to their tables weighs a man 88 kg, female 70 kg, child 35 kg, if all carry with them a carry-on bag. But these dimensions are higher than they really are the weights which means that the flights are carrying too much fuel. "

"this new technology means that passengers are weighed on a very discreet way when they are on the vågplattor at the bag drop. No one nearby can see their weight. Another option is the weigh-in by a kroppsscanner. All data shall be managed and protected according to the GDPR, just like you do with ansiktsigenkänningsdata and biometric data. "

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