Will the earth still turn if we all stayed home and didn’t fly?

How do we fix the airlines?
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Gas prices are down, so why aren’t airfares?

No other event in 2016 will have an impact as massive as the continued slide in fuel prices.

Oil’s fall from grace will influence airline profits more positively than any single event in modern history, predicts Moody’s Investment Service.
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Enough of the crammed economy class seats — it’s time to do something!

One of the airline trends we’re watching in 2016 was started by Airbus last summer: packing 11 seats per row on its A380 superjumbo jets.

It’s become a knee-crushing arms race, or, as the airlines like to call it, “cost savings.”

But, who really wins?
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Do airlines care about aerotoxic syndrome?

How many times have you disembarked from a fight with a stuffy nose, irritated eyes and spent the next few days tackling a cold, stomach upset, lethargy or worse?
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Do you feel safe visiting Europe?

With airports around the world on high alert, how do you feel about traveling overseas? It seems trivial to ask such a question after the recent attacks in Paris.

But I have to.
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