Flight 025. The true meaning of disruption in air travel. Innovations in the front of the cabin that trickle down to coach. A petition to prevent U.S. airlines from limiting leg room. A court decision that changes the game in passenger claims for delays in Europe. A smart-luggage startup proves not that smart after all. Quebec Airport put an Apple Watch on its wrist. United equips its flight attendant with iPhones and its frequent flyers with a secret program.


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