Flight search site Skyscanner said it has been inundated with emails following a recent survey revealing that 76 per cent of passengers are in favour of the introduction of a so-called fat tax by airlines.
The company said it has been contacted by tall travellers who have "expressed solidarity with overweight passengers".
Skyscanner co-founder and development director Barry Smith said there is a fine line between discriminating against people and ensuring economic viability.
"The danger is that airlines will continue to squeeze us into ever-shrinking seats and charge all but the shortest, thinnest passengers a premium for extra room," he commented.
Brits saved an estimated £4.92 billion collectively last year by booking their holidays to Spain and other destinations direct, it has been revealed.
Research carried out by Santander found that the average traveller saved £423 by cutting out the middleman and booking their flights and accommodation separately.
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Guests looking to improve their golf skills while staying at La Manga Club will find plenty of courses on offer at the resort's golf academy.
Renowned for the quality of its facilities, it is the perfect place to learn the basics of the game and build on existing knowledge.
La Manga's Total Golf Learning Experience lasts four days and covers everything from grip, posture and set-up to chipping, pitching and bunker play.
Courses take place weekly throughout the year and include 12 hours of coaching.
Golf enthusiasts holidaying at La Manga Club will find no shortage of facilities on offer to help them improve their game.
As well as three championship golf courses, the resort is home to an impressive floodlit driving range, which features target greens and 80 bays.
There are also two large practice bunkers, as well as a putting green and chipping area.
In addition, guests can make use of La Manga's par-47 pitch and putt course, which comes complete with bunkers and water hazards.