Too Fat To Fly

The scales of French justice will soon tip in a lawsuit brought by a 360 pounds man forced to buy two plane tickets by Air France because he was too fat.


Jean-Jacques Jauffret, 42, suing for $11,000 for public humiliation after airline employees used a tape to measure his girth in plain view of fellow passengers in August 2005 during a flight from New Delhi to Paris, says, “I asked myself whether I was a passenger or a big package.”

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