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  1. Andrew
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    A slight quibble with your statement in the premium economy write-up that the “thing about averages is that most travelers are far from it.” Statistically, I think the opposite is true: If you assume passenger body types are normally distributed, then ~68% of passengers will fall within one standard deviation of the mean, meaning we could reasonably conclude that 2 out of every 3 passengers will be average.

    You say there really aren’t enough average passengers flying – I’m not sure how you define “enough,” but statistically, there are more average passengers flying than non-average passengers.

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