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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>>Spirit’s following in Ryanair’s footsteps: Spirit Air’s New CEO Wants to Emulate Ryanair’s Profitable Attitude Adjustment

>>This rise in air travel demand represents a welcome recovery for the industry: Demand for Air Travel Is the Highest in 5 Years, IATA Reports

>>This collaboration further reflects Uber’s importance to flyers and business travelers: American Airlines Will Now Push Flyers to Use Uber

Photo Credit: Spirit Airline's new CEO, Bob Fornaro, doesn't envision getting rid of the airline's "Bare Fares" but wants to improve Spirit's reputation with passengers nonetheless. Spirit Airlines