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The US airlines make on avg $17.75 per passenger with a profit margin of about 9%.

http://money.com/money/5158363/airline-profit-per-passenger/

That's pretty far from greedy.






The very next sentence after that quote is:

> This per-passenger profit is roughly double what airlines around the world make per passenger, according to the International Air Transport Association


I was thinking 9% is a pretty decent return!



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