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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.

>> You don’t know what you have until it’s gone: 9 Great Airline Brands We’ve Loved and Lost

>> Airlines still keep their eyes on the market share prize: Low Fuel Prices May Cause Airlines to Delay New Aircraft Orders

>> The skies got a little more luxurious this week: Meet the First Passenger to Fly Etihad’s Three-Room Residence Suite

>> Not everyone is cool with the relaxed security procedures: Millennials Worry Most That Airport Security Is Becoming Too Lax

>> Business travelers are the new Instagram of the aviation industry: American Airlines Gets on Bandwagon and Lures Business Travelers With Incentives

>> FAA Reauthorizations continue to be painful processes: Airline Industry Bemoans Current State of Air Traffic Control in U.S.



Photo Credit: The original Braniff’s 1966 Air strip uniforms, designed by Emilio Pucci, were out of this world. They even included an astronaut helmet, to protect flight attendants’ elaborate up-dos from bad weather. Though the airline’s promotion of the uniforms was so many layers of wrong, they’re hard to forget. Braniff International