Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
quote: I heard this discussion on the radio the other day and many people were saying that it's not fair to heavy people.
quote: There are also weight limits on airplanes and typically the smaller airplanes are the only ones we notice issues with weight.
quote: It certainly could get off the ground,
quote: BMI is irrelevant - you're trying to introduce some kind of "morality" into the equation...the notion that the 7' man is "morally correct" in his weight, wheras the 4'11" girl is "morally incorrect" in her weight.
quote: If the purpose was specifically to address obesity then they would be using BMI for pricing.
quote: it's partially meant to raise awareness of obesity and health