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

Cynthia Wylie
6 min readJan 25, 2023

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…

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Cynthia Wylie

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