“A wild idea recently circulated about the future of aviation: If passengers lose weight via obesity drugs, airlines could potentially cut down on fuel costs. In September, analysts at Jefferies Bank estimated that in the ‘slimmer society’ obesity drugs will create, United Airlines could save up to $80 million in jet fuel annually.” It’s just one more example of how huge these new weight loss drugs can be, especially now that they’re getting approved to address heart health. The Atlantic (Gift Article): The Future of Obesity Drugs Just Got Way More Real. We might be able to save even more jet fuel because the planes themselves will be lighter. Once we all stop being hungry, who needs tray tables?