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.

>> We think this is a good start to an airlines rating system: The World’s Best Airlines for the Economy Long-Haul Experience

>> Airlines want in on Cuba, but still positioning how that will happen: U.S. Airlines Planning More Cuba Flights As Restrictions Drop

>> Europe’s busiest airports list is changing: Heathrow Is Still Busiest European Hub, But Istanbul Is Surging

>> Don’t let the airlines manage the lists in Europe: First Travel Impact From Paris Attacks: EU Parliament May Revive Air-Passenger Terrorism Law

>> Business travelers who pay will continue to make out well: Comparing United and American Airlines’ Latest Bid for Business Travelers’ Loyalty

Photo Credit: An Aeroflot plane at Havana's José Martí International Airport. DomodedovoSpotters / Wikimedia Commons