Airline to weigh passengers before boarding

Uzbekistan Airways will no longer just weigh luggage – the company will ask passengers to step on the scale, too.

The airline says that passengers will be weighed near the departure gate “in order to determine the average weight of passengers with hand luggage,” calling it a safety precaution.

It’s still unclear what action Uzbekistan Airways will take if a flight is deemed overweight.

Read the full story + video at FOXNews.com

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Airline to weigh passengers before boarding
  • 2 arrested for trying to force alligator to drink beer
  • Two kids found dead in hot car in Parker County
  • Gator pulled from St. Simons Island beach
  • Clown holding bloody machete spooks highway drivers
  • Judge overturns life without parole sentence for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo
  • 7 injured in DDOT bus-involved crash on Detroit's west side
  • K-9 officer shot after being mistaken for coyote
  • Oakland building collapse: 13 workers hurt during mishap
  • PRISON ESCAPE: Last escaped inmate arrested after van stolen