Connect with us


Airlines Consider WEIGHING Passengers to Save Money

This is yet another way we’ll be embarrassed and dehumanized while traveling.

Flying to and fro around this great nation of ours used to be pretty fun and exciting.

Before the terror attacks of 9/11, Americans were gleeful to take to the skies.  It was a glitzy and somewhat glamorous feeling to be “jetting off” to some unknown destination, being served drinks by friendly flight attendants at 30,000 feet.

It really did feel different back before taking our shoes off, removing our belts, getting groped by the TSA, paying for checked baggage, and being exposed to radiation via x-ray machine.

Trending: 2020 Democrat Now Says We May Have to Eliminate Private Car Ownership to Fight Climate Change

These days, flying is simply a hassle.

take our poll - story continues below

Should Congress Remove Biden from Office?

  • Should Congress Remove Biden from Office?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Now, airlines are looking at new cost-cutting measures that could almost make flying embarrassing.

AIR passengers could be WEIGHED before they board flights in a bit to cut fuel costs and emissions.

Discreet “pressure pads” could be used as passengers pass through the airport – with data then used to determine how much fuel is needed per flight.

And, as if it couldn’t get any more impersonal, the weighing in ceremony would be public.

Talks are underway between Berkshire-based firm Fuel Matrix and several long-haul airlines in the UK over implementing the system.

Weighing could take place as passengers check in or leave their luggage at self-service bag drops.

Perhaps the more worrisome issue here is being overlooked:

How close are airlines trying to cut it when it comes to fueling up for a flight?



Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it, please mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

Navy Makes Stunning Confession Regarding UFO Footage


Andrew Cuomo Scandals Having Major Impact on Brother’s Ratings


Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Pounces, Makes Mockery of ‘The Squad’ in New Book


World Rages as Japan Plans to Dump Fukushima Water into Ocean