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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
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.
>> Flyers won’t be happy until they think their Wi-Fi is free: Why Airlines and Airports Alike Need to Embrace Free Wi-Fi
>> Airports are starting to offer Wi-Fi on a tiered payment model: New York City Airports Introduce Free 30-Minute Wi-Fi for Flyers
>> Airlines improve business class cabins to woo lucrative travelers: Air France Rolls Out Redesigned Cabins to Keep Pace With Competition
>> Airlines improve business class cabins to woo lucrative travelers: Following the Design Journey of Etihad’s Bold New Residence Suites
>> The business benefits of introducing in-flight connectivity: There’s an In-Flight Connectivity Bubble That’s About to Burst
>> Connection is more important than timeliness for millennials: Millennial Travelers Prefer Losing Luggage to Going Without Phones