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Airline charges by weight in hopes of lowering obesity rates

If doing it for their health doesn't work, what better way to incentivize someone into losing weight than money?  

That's is a big reason for a Samoan airline's price structure of paying based on your weight. In a country where 3 out of every 4 residents is obese, Samoa Air hopes the new system will lower the obesity rate.

It hasn't hurt the company's bottom line either: profits have jumped 20 percent.

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