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. Airlines test digital tools to speed up airport processes: British Airways Tests Digital Bag Tags to Cut Check-In Time
  2. Airlines introduces faster methods for boarding planes: Airlines Test Creative Ways to Get Flyers on Planes Faster
  3. Low-cost carriers replace buses in Latin America: Budget Airlines Lure Latin Americans Away from Buses for the First Time
  4. Bag check fees are the most hated airline fee in America: Skift Asks: What’s Your Least Favorite Airline Fee?
  5. Airlines take from flyers to fatten profits: U.S. Airlines Hike Profits by Fitting More Passengers Onboard
  6. Airlines take from flyers to fatten profits: How Airlines Are Monetizing the Overhead Bin
  7. Cheap transatlantic flights are the coming game-changer in long-haul: Transatlantic Flights at $300 Per Ticket Could Be the Next Big Thing
  8. America’s coming pilot shortage excerbated by tempting Chinese market: U.S. Pilots Move to China for Better Pay and Job Security
  9. At this rate, airlines will go on polluting the skies forever: Global Pressure Forces European Union to Limit Emissions-Cutting Scheme
  10. Infrastructure in Asia still catching up to booming travel market: Lessons from Laos for Southeast Asia’s Booming Aviation Industry
Photo Credit: New digital bag tags from British Airways. British Airways