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.

>> Google Glass could come in handy on private jets: A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets

>> Revenue-based rewards programs are “in” for many airlines: Airlines Mull How to Measure Loyalty: Points or Dollars?

>> New noise-canceling tech. could be on planes soon: The Invisible Bubble of Silence Travelers Have Been Waiting For Is Already Here

>> Flyers are more satisfied, but still not happy with baggage: Technology and In-Flight Entertainment Make Flyers Happy

>> Low-Cost carriers happy to step-in during legacies’ strikes: Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers Take Full Advantage of Legacy Airlines’ Labor Woes

>> Southwest and Alaska Airlines continue to score high with brand equity: Poll: The Travel Companies With the Highest Brand Equity

>> Lufthansa starts offering meal services on the ground: How Sky Chefs Make Up for Dwindling In-Flight Meal Services

>> More international air passengers entered and left the U.S. than American travelers in June: International Air Traffic Snapshot for June 2014

 

Photo Credit: Interior cabin of a Boeing 767 showing Vantage business class seats. Delta Air Lines