The $250,000 Unlimited Flight Pass: A Terrible Mistake

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  • Brandon Williams
    Brandon Williams8 orë më parë

    The boofet

  • michael erik
    michael erik14 orë më parë

    Not a terrible mistake because a giant oligarchical corporation lost a lot and customers gained!!!! AS IT SHOULD BE!!!! TAKE THE STREETS AND KILL THE ELITES

  • James Thornock
    James Thornock15 orë më parë


  • Duh bruh
    Duh bruh21 orë më parë

    Well umm... I was wondering if this is the same guy from Wendover Productions running this channel?

  • Coleman Adamson
    Coleman AdamsonDitë më parë

    Who is to say Rothstein got a bad deal? No one knows the settlement.

  • GlibnSalt
    GlibnSaltDitë më parë

    Wait can’t u just live on the airplane for the rest of ur life without paying for rent or food

  • Polina Parkhomenko
    Polina ParkhomenkoDitë më parë

    Lifetime----- passs----- bruh this would be passed down from generation to generation lol

  • Addy Diesel
    Addy DieselDitë më parë

    Rothstein : i've flown 16 million kilometres in my life Einstein : congratulations! You have grown 50 seconds younger than everyone else

  • LoganAddisMusic
    LoganAddisMusicDitë më parë

    How hard is it to scroll down just the first part of the comments and realize you don't need to type "boofay". It's already been taken care of.... Hundreds of times

  • 50 shield pot
    50 shield pot2 ditë më parë

    Mark is the goat!

  • Tyler pantaleo
    Tyler pantaleo2 ditë më parë

    How many flights would you need to match the cost of the air pass? I'd imagine at least over 150.

  • Darin Preston
    Darin Preston2 ditë më parë

    I remember when Coca-Cola realized that their name in Japan translated as "Bite the wax tadpole". Love it.

  • lap chan
    lap chan3 ditë më parë

    The more time you spend on the air, the high probability you would have an accident in the air and say goodbye to your good deal.

  • KudosK
    KudosK3 ditë më parë

    Maybe if they color their aircraft maybe we can reconsider.

  • zodiacfml
    zodiacfml3 ditë më parë

    Not really. Unless first class gets fully booked and one slot went to him, then it is a loss. Otherwise, the cost of flying and feeding him is tiny. fraud is wrong though

  • stormrage
    stormrage3 ditë më parë

    Eat ur fingers off.. They surely used google translator.

  • Kit Johnson
    Kit Johnson4 ditë më parë

    Seems like genius. No one can fly now

  • mikatu
    mikatu5 ditë më parë

    Honestly, I don't know how you can enter the plane under a false name. I mean, it is possible if you use only the automatic door, but most of the flights I've been don't have that. You need to show your ID and they clear check if it matches. Also, the airline is not losing any money. Yes, they could have sold the seat to other people, but they received upfront for the card, therefore, it is like they already got paid. Other than that, the plane was going to take off anyway, it is not like they need to pay extra for the fuel, for the staff, for the plane. The only thing they need to cover is the taxes.

  • Riza Lukman
    Riza Lukman5 ditë më parë

    I don't think American Airlines making mistakes by offering free flight pass.Who would like to buy and have the ability to pay 400k in 1987 for a life time pass?Not many.I want to see them

  • Patrick
    Patrick6 ditë më parë

    Damn. Anyone who jumped on that was crazy smart. 1 million though, damn. I’d be tempted.

  • Mr. Fluffy
    Mr. Fluffy6 ditë më parë

    They did not lose money.... the plane was going to the destination anyways..

  • mortezz
    mortezz7 ditë më parë

    I wanna know more about that painting can you make a video about it

  • firebirdude2
    firebirdude27 ditë më parë

    Your comedy is weak and you're trying to jam it everywhere. Ease up and you'll have better videos.

  • Dachshundlover
    Dachshundlover8 ditë më parë

    plz stopping pronouncing buffet that way, thank you

  • Lunatoonss
    Lunatoonss8 ditë më parë

    I like the passive aggressive insult to modern art, those drippy paintings of nothing are getting real pricy

  • Nic Falwell
    Nic Falwell8 ditë më parë


  • Easton McDonald
    Easton McDonald9 ditë më parë

    names like Benedict Cumberbatch, names that no human would actually ever have.

  • Nate J. Rauba
    Nate J. Rauba9 ditë më parë

    Boo fay

  • Hallie
    Hallie9 ditë më parë

    They literally sold him a private jet with unlimited food,serving and pilot for 250,000 bucks

  • Dat_Is_Stupid
    Dat_Is_Stupid9 ditë më parë

    "Names no human being would have" A complete stranger: "Hi, I am Benedict Cumberbatch"

  • A B
    A B9 ditë më parë

    Sounds to me they pocketed the cash back in the 80s from 28 people and after 40 years they are complaining. They collected $400,000 x 28 = $11,200,000 in 1980 so adjusted for inflation about $36 million today 40 years later. What they fail to say is it doesn’t cost them much to allow folks flying on unsold seats. Only the food and amenities.

  • Orange Pie
    Orange Pie10 ditë më parë

    "Boo Fay"

  • Sepp Lee
    Sepp Lee10 ditë më parë

    Climate Change looking at this like WTF they where thinking??!!

  • Michael
    Michael10 ditë më parë

    was this video made possible by audible? or where u paid/sponsored by them? does that mean, if audible didn't pay/sponsor you, you wouldn't be making these vids? Does that mean, if audible does not pay you will you stop? wtf does "this video was made possible by audible"even mean? are u high? are u high on the big bucks?

  • Tom Tom
    Tom Tom11 ditë më parë

    🛑 They won’t have been loosing much if the planes had been flying with empty seats though, it only costs them in lost sales if they’ve stopped someone paying for the seat, and they bump people up to FC so often that hardly ever happens. Its not a mistake at all if they did it again is it? It’s just a fund raiser - if it stopped the company going under by giving a lot of cash in advance that was reinvested to make even more, I think you’ve made the mistake, calling it a mistake 😎

  • Duke Dixon
    Duke Dixon12 ditë më parë

    Say it like a pirate- Aarrrghpass!

  • Andrew Jones
    Andrew Jones12 ditë më parë

    Boof ay seriously buff ay

  • Wojciech Muras
    Wojciech Muras13 ditë më parë

    If I had 5 millions to spare, and a time machine to 2004, THIS is exactly what I'd buy. EDIT: NEVERMIND, SOME AIRLINES STARTED OFFERING THOSE THINGS TO SURVIVE COVID-19, NOW I JUST NEED THE CASH!

  • Ramenyoun


    Ditë më parë

    What airlines?

    HUNGRYJTA13 ditë më parë

    You can just sell your house and travel the world for free and live on the plane!

  • Breakfast
    Breakfast13 ditë më parë

    A boofay lelel

  • Selina Aylin
    Selina Aylin14 ditë më parë

    I’m triggered by how he says buffet! And then he goes on to say it far too many times! 😒😩😫😖😣 It’s “Bah-fey” not “Boo-fai” (Hermione voice)

  • Alfia Ishmetova
    Alfia Ishmetova14 ditë më parë

    If every time you said "inflation", you will earn 100$, then, with inflation, you will be ultra rich.

  • Yuniko Yato
    Yuniko Yato14 ditë më parë

    So you begged for money few people saved you, and now your ungreatfull caus few in millions of people use it

  • aussie steve
    aussie steve14 ditë më parë

    They could of condensed this down to 2min, the rest was dribble.

  • Mr Random
    Mr Random15 ditë më parë

    There's always a Stein that will ruin it for everybody

  • jbrisby
    jbrisby15 ditë më parë

    I don't really see how supertravellers cost AA all that much in fuel. The plane was scheduled to make its flight whether the traveller was there or not; so how much fuel could one additional passenger possibly cost?

  • Dark_Orb 1937
    Dark_Orb 193715 ditë më parë

    If time travel ever becomes a thing, I’m going back and getting one of these things

  • Дмитрий Д
    Дмитрий Д15 ditë më parë

    I expected this guy to get cancer for exposing to too much radiation

  • Ano Nony
    Ano Nony15 ditë më parë


  • R.J. Paskevich
    R.J. Paskevich15 ditë më parë

    Ummm.. boo-fet?

  • Marty McFly
    Marty McFly15 ditë më parë

    LOL! Stop saying "boofay!"

  • Adrian, but it's just a pseudonym
    Adrian, but it's just a pseudonym15 ditë më parë

    Steven Rothstein: I want some bread from Germany... A'A: Heavy sweating

  • Ken S
    Ken S15 ditë më parë

    You do realize that those flights were going to take place anyway, right? Airline employees and their families have been flying free for decades.

  • ali mahmoud
    ali mahmoud15 ditë më parë

    steven still got a very good deal

  • V K
    V K16 ditë më parë

    Nobody gonna mention how he pronounces buffet "boo-fay"? Alright...

  • Jasmyn Weatherhead
    Jasmyn Weatherhead17 ditë më parë

    Boofay lol

  • Marianelle Jean-François
    Marianelle Jean-François17 ditë më parë

    Yahoo! Didn't buy Google

  • axel darmawan
    axel darmawan17 ditë më parë

    With a lifetime pass i could just go to the other side of the world just to take a sh*t

  • Firewarrior999
    Firewarrior99917 ditë më parë

    American Airlines handed people the equivalent of a loaded gun.

  • Clvsidy
    Clvsidy17 ditë më parë

    “Going across continents just to get lunch” is beyond logic

  • hothotheat3000
    hothotheat300017 ditë më parë

    They need to bring this back after COVID if they want to fill the planes again.

  • Wyatt S
    Wyatt S17 ditë më parë

    Nobody: This dude tryna pronounce Buffet: Boofaye

  • Withinashes
    Withinashes17 ditë më parë

    Honestly the sandwiches at Geoff’s are good enough to fly there for them. I went to a summer program at Brown in high school and just going there a few times makes me wish I went to Brown for college

  • Lorenzo Maino
    Lorenzo Maino17 ditë më parë

    you wouldn't even need to own a house, you could just live on the plane and eat in flight meals

  • Alaena


    15 ditë më parë


  • Rob Goldstein
    Rob Goldstein17 ditë më parë

    It only costs them if 2 things happen. 1. the person uses the pass for trips they otherwise would have paid for it. 2. they fill a seat that could otherwise be sold.

  • jewel link
    jewel link17 ditë më parë

    Smart man .id have done the same thing.the narrerater is very good

  • Miles Mangajag
    Miles Mangajag17 ditë më parë

    I would love to get a lifetime pass from ryanair, mainly cuz it be cheaper than 3-5.000.000. And because ryanair goes to the airports I wanna go here in Europe.

  • Sherbet42
    Sherbet4218 ditë më parë

    The fuck kind of pronunciation of ‘buffet’ was that

  • Sean McManus
    Sean McManus18 ditë më parë

    Everyone: Buffet This guy: Bhouffet

  • ColumbiaB
    ColumbiaB18 ditë më parë

    This somewhat overstates the cost of these passes to American. The basic cost to the airline is the price of tickets for flights the pass holder •would• have taken anyhow, even if he had not held a prepaid pass, and for which he would have bought tickets ad hoc, as he needed to travel (wherever). As for all the •extra• flying the pass holder does, those are flights the airline had scheduled anyhow, so it’s not like American is having to charter a flight for him alone. The cost to the airline turns, instead, on the question of whether first class was booked full on a particular flight: did seating the pass holder mean the airline couldn’t put a (newly) paying passenger in a seat on that flight? Sometimes yes, of course. But first class isn’t always booked full. So, if a pass holder’s presence on a flight isn’t keeping another passenger off the plane, and this is not a flight the holder would have taken without the pass, then the marginal cost to airline is much less than the price of a first class ticket. The added weight of that passenger and his baggage requires the plane to use a little more fuel. He eats some food and drinks some wine. But those costs alone are inconsequential for an airline the size of American. Bear in mind, too, that the money the holders paid up front for the lifetime pass isn’t the airline’s complete compensation for the service (the flights) it will render. It may take decades for a holder to go on enough flights to recover the face-value cost of the pass. But the airline has all that money as soon as the purchase is made. That means the airline gets the use of that money for a long time before the holder’s demand for flights will approach the value of what he paid. If the airline has been smart in how it used that money, and invested it, it will have increased the value it realized from that cash infusion well beyond the cost of the services it ultimately rendered to the holder.

  • Boris Gleichmann
    Boris Gleichmann18 ditë më parë

    The person owning that Airpass (1:06) is called Hal F. asintere-sting Very noice

  • Pilbo Mags
    Pilbo Mags18 ditë më parë

    If the plane was going that way anyways, how could they pay him to get his lunch? im sure all those planes werent always full.

  • robby935


    Ditë më parë

    That's what I was thinking too. The plane isn't making a special trip just for him right?

  • Pilbo Mags
    Pilbo Mags18 ditë më parë

    1:26 "Unlimited Free"? you had to pay$400,000 first...How's that free?

  • ibec69
    ibec6919 ditë më parë

    That's how buffet is pronounced you heathens.

  • RebeccaPlayz
    RebeccaPlayz19 ditë më parë

    Boffet- I love it 💀

  • TheLocomono9
    TheLocomono919 ditë më parë

    Am I the only one pissed at how much pollution those superflyers put into the air

  • Wm. Srite
    Wm. Srite19 ditë më parë


  • Dreckken
    Dreckken19 ditë më parë


  • Ⅎaceᖘalm Theᗯoяld
    Ⅎaceᖘalm Theᗯoяld19 ditë më parë

    corporations are not living entities. our political structure however is perverted with greedy sociopaths who've now instated this as law due to lobbying and more corruption. i love how you just accept the absolute insanity that is as if it were yesterday's breakfast. shameful.

  • currypac
    currypac19 ditë më parë

    Or just get a job at AA

  • Rigged's BTD6 Videos
    Rigged's BTD6 Videos20 ditë më parë

    Live in Providence, love Geoff’s

  • Aguythat Youdontknow
    Aguythat Youdontknow20 ditë më parë

    American Airlines: After much trials and tribulation, we have found out that planes need fuel Interesting

  • Pavel Zítka
    Pavel Zítka20 ditë më parë

    How is the company loosing on fuel? The airplane would have to take off anyway, or was it private?

  • John Lathrop
    John Lathrop20 ditë më parë

    Their mistake was offering a deal to someone whose name ends with "stein". Everything they touch, they try to destroy.

  • Citizen of Earth
    Citizen of Earth20 ditë më parë


  • Jonathan
    Jonathan20 ditë më parë

    they could sell me one of those tickets for 1000 euro and would still make profit.

  • tk4c
    tk4c21 ditë më parë

    These days the airlines dont have to sell those passes.. The government will just bail them out..

  • H.M.S Hood
    H.M.S Hood22 ditë më parë

    4:43 Hmm that sounds similar is that the guy from the American revolution?

  • PookieNumNums
    PookieNumNums23 ditë më parë

    I swear if I hear boofay one god damn more time

  • Ronbo Omega
    Ronbo Omega23 ditë më parë

    What if American Airlines goes bankrupt?

  • Fluffcup
    Fluffcup23 ditë më parë

    1.2 mil is also about enough to buy a 2 bathroom house with 3 bedrooms in the bay area

  • low cc
    low cc23 ditë më parë


  • J. S.
    J. S.23 ditë më parë

    I did some rough calculations, and my guess is that they should have sold the passes for at least 10x the price. If the pass costs $1,200,000, and a flight costs, say, $1,200*, that's 1,000 flights to recoup the cost. If a person's lifetime is 50 years from when they purchase the pass, that's only 20 flights per year, split over 2 people is only 10 flights per person. I can see where someone could easily do 100+ flights per year, but I wouldn't have guessed much more than that. *I have no idea how much a first class ticket costs; whatever it is, I'll never be able to afford more than coach.

  • TigerBloodBeastGaming
    TigerBloodBeastGaming23 ditë më parë

    Mark Cuban gave his pass to his dad... so to make things worse for AA ... they allowed transferring the pass 😂

  • cjlindallas


    22 ditë më parë

    I remember seeing an interview with him talking about that pass as one of the best investments of his life. I'm sure he got his money worth before he brought his first plane. Haha.

  • Julia Lang
    Julia Lang23 ditë më parë

    baloney is named after the Italian city of Bologna. yes im fun at parties

  • Kev G
    Kev G23 ditë më parë


  • James Wiseman
    James Wiseman23 ditë më parë

    I want one of those passes...

  • boo yeah
    boo yeah23 ditë më parë


  • Tiny Desk Engineer
    Tiny Desk Engineer24 ditë më parë

    Art is confusing.

  • John Dawkins
    John Dawkins24 ditë më parë

    I'm uneasy with the way you say buffet.

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