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.

>> It’s really difficult to find Clark unprepared or off his game: Emirates CEO Calls U.S. Airlines’ Open Skies Arguments ‘Fallacious’ and ‘Malicious’

>> This helps fill in some of the blanks: WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows U.S. Airlines Received Billions in Subsidies

>> It’s a comfort to know that the EU takes this passenger experience stuff seriously: The 19 Passenger Types You’ll Meet on Your Next Flight

>> Random selection was always a teaser: As PreCheck Hits Its Stride, TSA Dials Back on Randoms in the Fast Lane

Photo Credit: Two ground crew members walk past a United Airlines airplane as it sits at a gate at Newark Liberty International Airport. Gary Hershorn / Reuters