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30th Jun 2017
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Pilots Group Says Proposed Training Changes Would Lead to ‘Pilot Puppy Mills’

By Kevin Freking, Associated Press Pictured is a Southwest Airlines pilot. The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill to require less hours in pilot training. Stephen M. Keller...

29th Jun 2017
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Google Expands Waze Carpooling Across California

By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press Pictured is the Waze app. Waze expanded its carpooling services throughout California. Skift Take: Waze carpooling isn’t going to upend Google’s business model but it...

29th Jun 2017
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Travel to Russia Surges Despite Geopolitical Tension

By Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg Tourism to Russia is booming as the country has worked to improve its offerings for travelers. Military aircraft over Moscow during a 2015 celebration. Dmitriy Fomin...

29th Jun 2017
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Many United Airlines Awards Flights Will Soon Cost More Miles

By Brian Sumers, Skift United is raising the prices for some award travel. Picture is a United Boeing 787-9. Ted S. Warren / Associated Press Skift Take: Starting July 1,...

29th Jun 2017
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Female Travelers Finding Creative Solutions in Homesharing Economy

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Homesharing platform Overnight just launched a new partnership with Facebook group Girls Love Travel, aimed at making female guests and hosts feel safer. Overnight Skift Take:...

29th Jun 2017
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Chefs+Tech: Resy’s CEO Talks the State and Future of In-Restaurant Technology

By Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech A hostess uses ResyOS at Prime Meats in Brooklyn. courtesy of Resy Skift Take: No longer just a reservations startup, Resy has emerged as a thoughtful...

29th Jun 2017
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Events Industry Joins the Influencer Trend — Meetings Innovation Report

By Greg Oates, Skift The Atout France booth at IMEX Frankfurt 2017. Atout France Skift Take: More convention bureaus like Atout France should adopt an influencer campaign strategy to drive...

28th Jun 2017
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Travel Is the Next Battleground for China’s Tech Titans

By Bloomberg After slugging it out in ride-hailing, bike rentals and food delivery, the battle between China’s technology giants is spilling over into the travel sector. Bloomberg Skift Take: Meituan...

28th Jun 2017
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Airline Laptop Ban Will Be Relaxed if Additional Security Measures Are Achieved

By Alan Levin and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg The U.S. will relax its airline laptop ban if airlines meet certain security requirements. Bloomberg Skift Take: Despite the big talk about enhanced...

28th Jun 2017
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Schiphol Airport Tests Express Lanes for Passengers With Small Bags

By Joost Akkermans, Bloomberg Passengers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, where extensive delays for passengers trying to get through Customs is the norm. In the background is a plane from KLM,...