Flight 003. EasyJet drops the .com, Japan Airline adds leg room, LCY expands, a comparison of flight ticket search apps, selfies crash a plane and is Emirates considering the 747-8?
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I. News of the week
Was Emirates pitched the 747-8?
Emirates Airlines gets pitch for 100 Boeing 757-8s — Scott Hamilton, Leeham News
Crash by selfie
LCY will expand
Expansion of London City Airport gets Go-ahead
Harrison Ford narrates Aviation documentary
Living in the Age of Airplanes
How the Airplane Has Changed the World — Paul Papadimitriou, Layovers
II. Innovation in AirTech, PaxEx and Design
Pay-to-use in-flight outlets
Scoot's pay-to-play AC outlets: the future of onboard power? — John Walton, RunwayGirl Network
EasyJet introduces a new livery
Skyliner Aviation News
Incredible room on JAL's Dreamliners
A Closer Look at JAL's Super Spacious 787-9 — Jonny Clark, TheDesignAir
Internalising the Knee Recline — Jan Chipchase
Frankfurt's airport app gives real-time security and immigration waiting times
Frankfurt Airport extends information services for passengers
Wanderlust within Chrome
Wandertab by HitList
III. App of the week
IV. Debate of the week
Booking a flight online and on mobile, an overview
Matrix Airfare Search
ITA Matrix Airfare Search Advanced Routing Codes — Michael Cargian, Upgrd.com
Travel Flash Report — Criteo
The 2014 Traveler's Road to Decision — Google
How to upgrade on Virgin Atlantic — Alex Hunter
V. Question of the week
Which airlines would you not fly on and why not? by Gen Kanai in Tokyo, Japan
List of airlines banned within the EU — European Commission
FAA Banned Countries — Aviation Lawyer
Safety Audit Information — International Civil Aviation Organization
Safety Rating Criteria — AirlineRatings.com
VI. Airport of the week
SFO. Which is not really in San Francisco, but has a great museum and wonderful curated displays about every topic you can imagine.