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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>>Other legacy carriers are set to introduce these discounted fares, as well: Delta to Expand Basic Economy Fares That Generated $20 Million in Extra Revenue

>>JetBlue management is obviously upset that it couldn’t consummate the deal with Virgin America: JetBlue Exec: Virgin America Was a Nice-To Have But Not Worth $2.6 Billion

>>This doesn’t keep the passenger journey connected: 3 Charts Showing Why Business Travelers Don’t Like Booking Multi-City Trips

Photo Credit: Marty St. George, JetBlue's executive vice president, commercial & planning, detailed some of the airline's thinking about its merger discussions with Virgin America. Chelsea Brodsky / JetBlue