Fat Fee? AirTran Adopts Southwest's 'Customer of Size' Policy

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 4:32 PM EDT

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Fat Fee? AirTran Adopts Southwest's 'Customer of Size' Policy

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 4:32 PM EDT

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, AirTran will adopt Southwest Airlines' policy for larger passengers beginning in March.

According to the AJC story, "customers of size" who can't sit in just one seat with the armrest lowered will be required to buy a second seat if they are flying in the coach section.

Read the Atlanta Journal Constitution story HERE.