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Articles tagged “aviation”

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Delta Doesn’t Want Anyone to Buy Basic Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation we explored upgrades and related matters. Among them, Delta doesn't want flyers to settle for basic economy, but would rather have them pay more for better service.

Delta Doesn’t Want Anyone to Buy Basic Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Social Media Scares Us About Airlines in an Age of Permanxiety

Social media brings the world closer and informs us, but it also amplifies the insignificant to the point of crisis when patience would solve the problem better.

Social Media Scares Us About Airlines in an Age of Permanxiety

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What Monarch Air’s Bankruptcy Means for European Aviation and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, stateside we talked about perks like custom-designed bedding, but in Europe the market is in flux from several recent failures: Alitalia, Air Berlin, and Monarch Air.

What Monarch Air’s Bankruptcy Means for European Aviation and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Ryanair’s Pilot Drama and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, there was talk of bad behavior. Ryanair cancels flights due to poor planning, JetBlue criticizes U.S. airlines over anti-consumer power, and the EU investigates Lufthansa's surcharge.

Ryanair’s Pilot Drama and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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United Backtracks on Basic Economy and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, once airlines started recovering from Hurricane Irma, we examined basic economy. United Airlines was pushing the ultra-low fares hard, but is now easing up.

United Backtracks on Basic Economy and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Emirates Considers Adding Budget Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, basic economy rears its ugly yet attractive head. Legacy carriers are lowering fares to compete with low-cost carriers, which makes flyers happy, but investors not so much.

Emirates Considers Adding Budget Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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American Considers Basic Fares to Europe and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, we took a global view. American may unbundle fares to Europe, Air China worries about visa denials, and United's president talks Gulf carriers.

American Considers Basic Fares to Europe and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Qantas Wants a 20-Hour Nonstop Flight and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week's aviation news went global. KLM started accepting WeChat Pay, a staple for Chinese consumers; Air Berlin's bankruptcy dented the European market, and Qantas suggested a 20-hour nonstop.

Qantas Wants a 20-Hour Nonstop Flight and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Too Many European Airlines and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation news, we concentrated on Europe: first, whether the continent has too much airline competition, and second, what happened leading up to Air Berlin's bankruptcy.

Too Many European Airlines and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

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Hawaiian Airlines Handles Customers Via Text and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation news, JetBlue, Hawaiian, and Qatar find that tech can actually make their customers happier in a time when air travel seems to get more and more unpleasant.

Hawaiian Airlines Handles Customers Via Text and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week