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 want to miss this: The 15 Most Awkward Moments of IATA’s Annual Meeting Captured in Tweets

>> It’s getting lonely as a legacy carrier CEO in the U.S.: Top U.S. Travel CEOs Side With Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Spat

>> Airlines are smart to seek other sources of revenue through travel-related merchandiseCan a Universal Luggage Size Make the Carry-on Process Better?

>> This totally puts things in perspective: Apple Made More in the Last Quarter Than All the World’s Airlines Together Will Make All Year

Photo Credit: Apple is more profitable than all airlines put together.