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Also, In the Skies: 39 Hot Aviation Happenings in Week 6

    This weekly post is my ‘round tuit’. Included are stories which caught my eye and others which I couldn’t cover in-depth during the week, but thought Flight Chic readers would want to know about.

    There was a big bunch of much muchness this week. Lots of it even made sense.

    1. Big Win for Boeing

    2. APEX Interviews Oscar Munoz

    3. How Finnair Flies the Flag on the A350

    4. KLM biometric advancements

    5. Air France-KLM’s advanced personalisation strategy

    6. Strikes

    7. Strikes again

    8. The cash-raising ancillary that keeps on giving.

    9. Scotland should abolish air tax, IATA

    10. Everybody should abolish aviation taxes, A4E

    11. Will Qatar Airways still want those 737 MAX aircraft?

    12. AOGee-Whiz
    Delta is churlish.

    Fine, you don’t like each other; but when airlines fail to respect AOG (aircraft on ground) status things quickly unravel in the industry.

    13. Speaking of..

    14. Panasonic’s new hub

    15. Time well spent.

    16. All of this:

    17. Well, if you say so…

    18. That regulatory 2-for-1 EO could prove to be a real problem.

    19. The Norwegian Argument

    20. Stable immigration policy, for now.

    21. It’s not a good time to make big decisions which negatively affect travel to the U.S.

    23. Other views on Open Skies

    24. Lighting Advances

    25. Is IAG the next big Bombardier customer?

    26. Big plans for LCC Long-Haul

    27. Don’t Fire your Customer Service Team Yet

    It turns out bots won’t be ready to empathise with customers for a good long while.

    28. Norwegian’s east-bound plans.

    29. Recaro’s very good year

    30. Nothing says I love you like a big bonus.

    31. Insights on Tech from Eash Sundaram, JetBlue

    32. Restful Airport Spas

    33. SAS’ New London and Spanish Bases

    34. Lufthansa A350 Heads to Delhi for its first long-haul commercial flight.

    35. APEX on cybersecurity, and more.

    36. A beautiful way to save money.

    37. A quick aviation history refresher.

    38. Anna and her lost Teddy are reunited.

    Great social engagement by Cork Airport.

    39. This was fun!

    Enjoy your week seven, and remember Tuesday is Valentine’s day!

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