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5 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Apr 19, 2014 4:00 am

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Pictured, travelers standing in line at the LAX International Airport in Los Angeles on April 22, 2013. Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press


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.

>> It’s not just Brazil that’s getting ready for the World Cup: Miami Airport Director Likens World Cup Preparation to a Military Operation
>> Major airlines look to low-cost carriers for revenue techniques:  Allegiant’s Laser Focus on Leisure Flyers in Small Cities Contains Lessons for Larger Carriers
>> The in-flight mobile debate starts up in other countries: China Is Having its Own In-Flight Mobile Use Debate
>> Middle Eastern airports overtake Europe’s as the largest and busiest: Istanbul on Track to Overtake Frankfurt for Europe’s Third-Busiest Airport
>> In-flight Wi-Fi is a better marketing tool than profit-making asset: The Battle in the Sky to Bring Airline Passengers the Fastest Wi-Fi

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