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6 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking At Skift This Week


Aug 23, 2014 2:00 pm

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Flyers in Southeast Asia are much more concerned about flights with adequate legroom and comfortable seats than they are in accessing Wi-Fi, a TripAdvisor survey found. Air Asia

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.

>> Airline customers don’t want first class: Three-Class Planes Are an Unnecessary Luxury in Air Travel Today

>> Passengers like using their own devices for IFE: Flyers Beginning to Prefer BYO Entertainment to Seat-Back Screens

>> No surprises, little legroom biggest complaint of Southeast Asia flyers: TripAdvisor Finds Cramped Seats, Crying Kids Among Flyers’ Big Complaints

>> Airlines are preparing in case of an eruption: One of Iceland’s Biggest Volcanoes May Threaten European Aviation Again

>> Airlines still cautious about Ebola: IATA Tells Airlines to Not Cut Service to Ebola-Hit Destinations

>> Airlines are helping passengers avoid jet lag: The Best Way to Get Good Sleep on a Plane, According to Science

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