Businessmen in row over being WEIGHED before boarding a flight
The American Samoan men were flying from Honolulu airport in Hawaii to Pago Pago.
Avamua Dave Haleck, one of the men, told Radio New Zealand they were annoyed with Hawaiian Airlines as after being weighed they were not allowed to choose their own seats.
As a result they have made an official complaint to the United States Transportation Department.
The airline cited that as a result of a rise in average passenger weight, they need to distribute the load evenly around the aircraft on route.
Avamua said the new rule is discriminatory and an injustice as it only applies to flights between... read more
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