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Budget carrier launches ObeseyJet, airline of choice for the larger passenger

Budget airline easyJet has caused controversy by launching a dedicated service for today’s bigger-boned passenger, promising roomy seats, numerous cup holders and a menu boasting the best in foil-sealed freshness.

‘All we’re doing is recognising the growing demand for wide-haul flights,’ said Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet. ‘Our customers don’t want to be patronised by standard airlines charging them for two seats. We treat all our travellers like grown outs – sorry, grown ups. We give them one big seat at twice the price plus charges. Oh, and insulin. All the insulin they can eat.’

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2010
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NASA in talks with budget airlines

Cash strapped NASA has announced that it is in talks with a number of budget airlines to launch its astronauts to the International Space Station when the Space Shuttle is retired later this year.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2010
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Man upset that Ryanair e-mail was ‘not so exclusive’

‘They were always thinking of me and suggesting places I might like to fly to’

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Posted: May 31st, 2007
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