Mark Cuban Says This Is ‘One Of The Best Purchases He’s Ever Made,’ Only 25 People In The World Have It
Mark Cuban has a net worth of $3.7 billion, which affords him to buy plenty of incredible toys such as a Gulfstream V private jet, a custom-built 24,000-square-foot mansion, and the Dallas Mavericks. But there is something that Cubes considers “one of the best purchases [he’s] ever made.” An airline ticket.
This is no ordinary airline ticket, this is the end-all-be-all of airline tickets. In 1981, American Airlines was in deep financial troubles as a result of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 and posted $76 million in losses in 1980. To get a quick influx of cash, the flailing American Airlines introduced the unlimited AAirpass, which provided customers with unlimited first-class travel for life. There were no restrictions and you could take as many first-class flights to wherever, whenever your heart desired. The unlimited pass even allowed passengers to earn flyer miles.
The price for this golden ticket was a very reasonable $250,000, and you could purchase an additional seat for a mere $150,000. For multi-millionaires who travel the country regularly, this was a steal. According to The Hustle, 28 snatched one of the greatest travel deals in history. Including Mark Cuban.