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Air passengers opt to be treated like excess baggage

15th August, 2009

Caught a plane recently? How was the flight? If you’re honest, it was probably a horrible experience. The airports are packed to the rafters, even more now that we are in the holiday season. The check-in desks are overwhelmed. The staff can be bossy, and the rules ridiculous.

The additional charges range from the baffling to the infuriating. Allocated seats have been abolished, along with the meals. It is hell 30,000 feet up.

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