European Airline Finnair : Generally, people traveling by flight take special precautions regarding the weight of their luggage. Because passengers do this to avoid any kind of trouble while boarding the flight. But an airline in Europe has started measuring the weight of its passengers before boarding the flight.
European airline Finnair has announced that it will now weigh its passengers before every flight. Finnair spokesperson Kaisa Tikkaken said passengers will be weighed before boarding the plane. He said that this measurement started at Helsinki Airport on Monday this week. So far, more than 500 volunteers have participated in this campaign.
The airline said that calculating the total weight of the aircraft, which also includes fuel, checked baggage, cargo, onboard catering, water tanks and the weight of customers.
Experts said that for safe air travel, it is important that the weight of the flight is balanced. However, the airline has told passengers that their weight will be visible only to the checking staff. No one else will see this.
this happened before too
Yes, earlier United Airlines had started blocking some seats in flights due to the increasing weight of passengers. Another airline, EasyJet, had asked 19 passengers to travel on another flight due to weather conditions before the flight from Langrette to Liverpool.