Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This weekend roundup examines aviation.

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>>Basic Economy fares have now reached all three legacy carriers, though only on certain routes: Basic Economy Fares Hit the Market — Skift Business Traveler

>>Did you think Airlines for America was going to pay for a survey that showed people hated air travel? Surprise! U.S. Airlines Say Passengers Love Flying Them

>>It’s little comfort to the average coach customer, but airlines are spending big money to improve food for higher-value customers. Just remember, it’s still airline food, reheated in a tiny galley: Why Some Airlines Are Investing Big in Food for Their Best Passengers

>>Compared to a decade ago in-flight entertainment is in a great place. Here’s how to make it so much better: 5 Missed Opportunities for Better In-Flight Entertainment

 

Photo Credit: United Airlines seating for Basic Economy, a service that's gaining popularity. United Airlines