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Discipline for Airlines, Pain for Fliers

At this week’s meeting in Miami of the International Air Transport Association, the annual meeting of the world’s top airline executives, the buzzword was “discipline.” “Discipline” is classic oligopoly-speak for limiting flights and seats, higher prices and fatter profit margins. This year, that discipline seems to be working: the I.A.T.A. projected this week that airline industry…

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Airlines could shrink carry-on bag size

In what could be the first indication that more stringent requirements for carry-on bag sizes are coming, IATA (the airline industry trade association) is working behind the scenes with luggage manufacturers to create a “Cabin OK” label for bags that meet new size limits. While no North American carriers have changed their requirements as yet,…

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‘SkyZen’ app helps passengers improve the quality of their flying experience

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released details of a new mobile app for passengers to monitor their health and wellbeing before, during and after a flight. Used in conjunction with a ‘Jawbone’ fitness wristband, the SkyZen app, with data and analytics supplied by OAG, enables air travelers to view their activity and sleep patterns…

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Delta becomes only U.S. carrier with full flat-bed seats

Delta Air Lines has completed the installation of full flat-bed seats with direct-aisle access in BusinessElite across its entire international widebody fleet, making it the only U.S. carrier to offer full flat-bed seats and the convenience of direct-aisle access on all overseas flights. The completed interior fleet modifications include all Delta Airbus A330-200/300, Boeing 767-300ER/400ER,…