You’re Too Cheap to Fly Faster 

We don’t get to use the really fast airplanes. We’re actually flying slower than we were 50 years ago.

It turns out we’re just too cheap to fly faster.

We had our chance. For almost 30 years there was a really fast way to fly, but we didn’t buy enough Concorde tickets to keep it going.
You’re Too Cheap to Fly Faster — Lift and Drag — Medium.