Obese have right to 2 airline seats --Canada court

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  1. chapped

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    Obese people have the right to two seats for the price of one on flights within Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday.

    The high court declined to hear an appeal by Canadian airlines of a decision by the Canadian Transportation Agency that people who are "functionally disabled by obesity" deserve to have two seats for one fare.

    The airlines had lost an appeal at the Federal Court of Appeal in May and had sought to launch a fresh appeal at the Supreme Court. The court's decision not to hear a new appeal means the one-person-one-fare policy stands.

    The appeal had been launched by Air Canada ACa.TO, Air Canada Jazz JAZ_u.TO and WestJet

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    Congrats Dlist!
     
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    Rhinosaucerous Self-hating Millennial

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    There was a time I might have been "functionally disabled by alcoholism and addiction", but I still got fired.

    Shit happens and it motivates you to find a solution to your problems. Liberal obsession with halting discrimination in every form will make wimps out of everyone.
     
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    fat fucks :rolleyes:
     
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    Has your mom died from aids yet?
     
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    I don't think so but I'll check
     
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    She emailed me yesterday so I know she was fine then
     
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    That's a three seater
     
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    Jesus..that's not fair to the airline. Those seats are small, though. My hubby who is a bit hefty. ..and myself, at a normal weight. ..recently flee Delta. My husband didn't need another seat but they are small and uncomfortable.
     
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    Do tall people have the right to the seat in front of them too, now? Or do I still have to put up with some 4'11" pixie shoving her seat back into my lap on my next flight?
     
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    We're gonna need more peanuts.
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    I always ask for the emergency or bulkhead seats or else i have to deal with having my knees crammed into the back of a seat for a few hours
     
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    Yup. It really pissed me off when airlines started charging for those, or giving those seats only to the higher frequent flyer status types.
     
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    I want an extra seat too. I want to be able to buy an aisle and middle seat so I can stretch our when I fly.
     
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    Coming home from the west coast Two Weeks ago, I prayed to the baby Jesus flying gods that this did not have the center seat next to me..
    Seat for two for one!
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    The airlines make you see if your luggage will fit in that size checker before you can carry it on the plane so they should also be able to see if your fat ass will fit in the seat before boarding
     
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    They have some of those at theme parks