An Airline Makes 50% of Its Revenue From 20% or Less of Its Seats. AND THAT’S REALLY SAYIN’ SOMETHING.
You ever walk through the first-class section of an airplane and think, “Who are these fucks?” I’ll tell you who they are: The people that make up to 50% of an airline’s revenue. Fifty percent! Which is striking since, you know, there are, like, five seats up there, compared to the bajillion the rest of us low-lifes sit in. But isn’t that telling? An airline makes 50% of its revenue from 20% or less of its seats—which is precisely why