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Feedback at 5:00: Airlines Charging By the Pound

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One airline is changing the way it charges it travelers.

Samoa Air has become the world's first carrier to charge by weight rather than seat.

It will cost travelers about $1 for every 2 pounds.

That means a person weighing 195 pounds with a 35 pound bag would pay about $97 to go from Samoa to American Samoa.

Do you think the airline's choice to make a change is fair? It's tonight's "Feedback at 5:00."