Airlines Want Flyers to Feel at Home With New Cabin Comforts

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Airbus bench seating. Benedikt Kammel / Benedikt Kammel, Bloomberg.

Skift Take: Aerospace companies at an expo in Hamburg show off new bells and whistles designed to make flying, even in cattle class, a better experience. So, instead of the odious waft of stale French fries in the cabin, your seat will smell of clean sheets. Just like home is their buzzword. Will we ever get there?

— Raini Hamdi

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Why George Clooney’s Sultan of Brunei Hotels Boycott Is Misguided

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George Clooney is calling for a boycott of all hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Courtney / Flickr

Skift Take: Clooney’s effort to boycott the Dorchester Collection is the wrong approach. In effect, it actually serves to harm the frontline staff and workers in the hotels that create the magic for guests and Hollywood luminaries alike.

— Colin Nagy

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