How Much Money Do Airlines Make by Squeezing in Extra Seats?

Cynthia Wylie
6 min readJan 25

And is it worth the discomfort of their passengers?

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He took a pause, sipped his beer, looked at me with all seriousness and said, “You’re going to die.” And then for emphasis, “You’re all going to die.”

Let me explain. In a November 4, 2022 article on CNN Travel the reporter measured the distance between coach seats in different…

Cynthia Wylie

Founder of Bloomers Island. Published children’s book author at PRH. Writes about big kid’s stuff like economics & business, too.