weekly_trend_roundupEvery 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.

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>>If you’re not streaming quality content to passengers, you might as well not have an IFE system: American Airlines Reveals Details of Expanded Free In-Flight Entertainment

>>Delta’s Anderson leaves a legacy of an historic financial turnaround: Delta CEO Richard Anderson’s Contrarian Legacy of Outspoken Leadership

>>It’s a bad year for frequent flyers as flights earn fewer miles and awards get more expensive: Why 2016 Will Be A Terrible Year For Earning Frequent Flyer Miles

>>These are beneficial aims and also tall orders: 12 Airline Trend Predictions for 2016: Which Are Most Likely to Succeed?

>>Only 47 percent of travelers who didn’t have PreCheck were satisfied with the experience of getting through airport security: Study: U.S. Business Travelers Like Flying More When They Have TSA PreCheck

Photo Credit: Existing seat-back in-flight entertainment at American Airlines. American Airlines