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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.

>> Southwest proves competitors wrong on profits quarter after quarter after quarter: Southwest Is the Most Contrarian U.S. Airline and That’s Why It Always Wins

>> Airline investments make more sense than global alliances to Etihad: Interview: Etihad CEO on Disrupting Alliances and the Passenger Experience

>> Airlines would strongly disagree with all of this: What Will It Take to Bring U.S. Airports Into the Future? Only $4

>> Global travelers can expect travel costs to grow steadily as they plan their 2016 trips: 8 Charts That Show the Outlook for Global Airfares and Hotel Rates in 2016


Photo Credit: Southwest employees at an event announcing its brand update last year. Southwest Airlines