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Week in Review

According to Reuters, Lufthansa has agreed to increase pay for 5,400 pilots by 8.7% after a long-running succession of strikes.

Skift reports U.S. airlines cancelled fewer flights in 2016 than any year on record.

According to Reuters, Delta has offered to purchase an additional 32% stake in Aeromexico.

Business Traveller notes Qatar Airways will unveil its new business class in March.

The Washington Post reports Delta is bringing back free meals for economy class on domestic flights.

According to Skift, Airbnb officially moved into the luxury space with its acquisition of vacation rental company Luxury Retreats.

The Economist finds business travelers are keener on the sharing economy than their employers, based on results from a GBTA report that found that the number of businesses allowing their employees to use ride-sharing services increased by nearly 15% since June.

According to Financial Tribune, Argentina’s civil aviation authority approved 135 new airline routes on Monday.

Buying Business Travel reports Members of Parliament believe UK’s rail franchise system is failing passengers.

According to Business Traveller, a new report calls for stronger security checks on airport workers.

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