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5 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Jan 11, 2014 12:00 pm

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An Allegiant Air aircraft in July 2010 at Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport. JL Johnson / Flickr


Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top aviation trends. For all of our trends roundups, go here.

  1.  Budget flyers value cheap seats more than Wi-Fi: Allegiant Is A Maverick Airline Where Wi-Fi and Mobile Are Low Priorities
  2. Winter weather fills up flights, making U.S. airlines’ shares soar: U.S. Airlines’ Shares Jump Amid Strong Winter Statistics
  3. Airlines are investing billions in new fuel-efficient jets: Airlines Embark On the Largest Jet-Buying Spree In Aviation History
  4. Airlines focus on in-flight experience in competition for customers: Delta Plans to Spend $770 Million on Updated Plane Interiors
  5. Social media becoming airlines’ main customer service channel: How Airlines Are Using Social Media to Deal With This Week’s Weather
Released This Week: Skift Report: 14 Global Trends That Will Define Travel in 2014

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