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.

>> Competition is coming to Oneworld and other airline alliances: Skift Business Traveler: A New Kind of Airline Alliance Appears 

>> When designing aircraft cabins, the crew needs to be considered too: 3 Top Quotes About Creating the Perfect Airline Cabin From a Leading Designer

>> Lessons learned about airline branding from Skift Global Forum: 10 Top Quotes About Airline Branding From Southwest’s CMO

>> Don’t forget about leisure travelers: 7 Top Quotes About New Airline Business Models From JetBlue’s Top Strategist

>> People can tell when an airline doesn’t care about its employees: 4 Top Quotes About Creating a Guest-Centric Airline From Virgin America’s Founding CEO

>> New tech may not have saved MH370: Flight Tracking Debate Continues Months After Malaysia Air Disappearance

>> Airbus patents tech to prevent bird accidents: Airbus Patents Plans to Frighten Birds Away From Planes and Airports

>> The Ebola paranoia isn’t solving any problems: Travel Ban for Ebola-Stricken Countries Would be Counter-Productive

 

Photo Credit: Etihad is building its own kind of alliance. Etihad