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.

>> Lots of food for thought in this report: Survey: Passengers Want Simpler Tech Solutions From Airports and Airlines

>> All this technology and omelettes are still lovingly flipped by hand: Secrets of Airline Catering Kitchens Serving 100,000 Meals Per Day

>> Like many pay the tax consultant, the mileage consultant may now be in vogue: Complex Airline Loyalty Programs Breed a New Crop of Travel Consultants

Photo Credit: To manage demand for nearly 100,000 airline meals a day, the two SATS catering centers employ the same standardized manufacturing processes and inventory control systems as are used by the aircraft manufacturers which make the planes on which SATS meals are served. SATS