Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Air New Zealand asks international passengers to step on a scale before boarding

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel.

Air New Zealand is asking some international passengers to step on a scale before boarding. The program will gather onboard weight distribution data. And even though you're being weighed in public, there's no visible display for others to see. Also, customers can opt out if they choose. Now, don't airlines have enough data on us? Now they need our weight, too? I'm a definite opt-out.

It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.