Southwest Refuses to Let Overweight Passenger Fly - Fair?

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When Emery Orto attempted to board a Southwest Airlines flight back home to Chicago after a vacation in Las Vegas, airline officials claimed that he was too overweight to fly and refused to let him on board. This denial took place after Orto had already flown from Chicago to Las Vegas on Southwest Airlines.

OpposingViews asks: Do airlines have the right to deny customers a seat based on weight?