weekly_trend_roundup.jpgEvery 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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>>Governments might argue that sustaining aviation is also a great infrastructural burden: IATA CEO Interview: Aviation Is a Huge Enabler for Social Development

>>Airlines and consumers are considering new ways to use frequent flyer miles: Airlines Look to Wider Redemption Options for Loyalty Programs

>>This may be a lesson learned in how temperamental frequent flyers can be: Alaska Airlines Changes Mileage Plan to Crush Loopholes for Frequent Flyers

Photo Credit: Business travelers in Economy Comfort in a Boeing 757-200ER. Delta Air Lines