Monday, June 26, 2023

Fat People On A Plane – The Journal of Steffanie Rivers | VIDEO

*The summer travel season is one of the busiest for the airline industry. Those who stick close to home venture farther during the summer season.

That means you’ve got people from different socioeconomic backgrounds, different races, and cultures sharing the same space flying through the air in a metal container.

Air travel numbers have risen to pre-pandemic levels. That means sometimes passengers are packed onboard flights like sardines. Some wear protective masks. Some don’t. So the last thing most people want is to be shoulder to shoulder with strangers given the health climate we live in.

Add to it the fact that airline seats are getting smaller, and it could lead to uncomfortable situations on longer flights.

Obese passenger unable to fasten the seatbelt - Depositphotos
An obese passenger unable to fasten his seatbelt shows the challenges that Fat people on a plane have to deal with – Depositphotos

So with that in mind, we have to ask, “Should fat people purchase two seats?

Click the video above for my take on it.

Steffanie Rivers
Steffanie Rivers

Steffanie Rivers is a freelance journalist living in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex. Email her at [email protected] with your comments, questions, and speaking inquiries. Follow her @tcbstef on Instagram and Twitter.

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