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Samoan airline goes large

Samoa Air claimed a world first last year when it started charging its passengers by their body weight. Now it's launching an extra-large seating class for those over 130 kilogrammes. In a country where almost 60 per cent of the population is considered obese Samoa Air boss Chris Langton says it makes sense. (SOUNDBITE)(English) CHRIS LANGTON, SAMOA AIR CHIEF EXECUTIVE, SAYING: "We've actually taken out a complete row of seats and replaced it so there is much more leg room for the passenger. There's no arm rest." Passengers pay just over a dollar thirty per kilogramme for domestic flights. It costs just over a dollar per kilo for its only international route to American Samoa. And it seems passengers are getting used to hopping on the scales at check-in. (SOUNDBITE)(English) UNIDENTIFIED SAMOAN AIR PASSENGER SAYING: "It felt crazy when I heard about it...jump on the scales. I was like, what? Jump on the scales? But it's all good,

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