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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.
>>Streaming entertainment to passengers’ devices is a win-win for both the airline and the flyer: Delta and United Launch Free Streaming Entertainment — Skift Business Traveler
>>American’s AAdvantage members are NOT happy: Members Sound off as American Makes Drastic Changes to Its Loyalty Program
>>Have U.S. carriers finally figured out how to change the boom-and-bust cycle? American Airlines CEO Says Industry May Never Again Lose Money
>>Good news for travelers who don’t want to wait in long security lines: Low-Cost Holdouts Frontier and Spirit Will Join TSA’s Precheck Program
>>United said all along it had not violated a 2010 agreement: United Airlines Won’t Be Punished Over Decision to Close Cleveland Hub
>>Singapore Airlines will defend its home turf: Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United
>>With airline profits likely to continue for awhile, it’s probably time for U.S. carriers to invest in innovation: Why U.S. Airlines Should Ignore Shareholders Now for Long-Term Innovation
>>We worry that this is just an awful tease by Alaska: Virgin America May Yet Survive! — Skift Business Traveler