This is what happens when the geeks are allowed to price plane tickets


Let’s just say you’re a geek and you have access to an airline pricing system. Your boss tells you they need a new gimmick for pricing the next sale. If you’re working at Spirit Airlines, this is what you’d come up with: a collection of seats on sale for $1, $2, $3, $5, $8, $13, $21, $34 and $55 per seat. Recognize the pattern? They call it the “Fibonacci Sale” for obvious reasons.

Sale expires tonight at midnight Eastern, but it sure was fun while it lasted.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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