Airlines

Japan Airlines booking feature shows where kids are sitting on flights

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Japan Airlines has unveiled a new feature that shows where children under the age of 2 are sitting on their flights when passengers pick their seat, CNBC reports.

The big picture: Targeting business passengers, especially those who have to deal with long-haul flights, several airlines have initiated services for adult passengers that help them avoid sitting next to children or babies. AirAsia X and IndiGo rolled out "quiet zone" sections on their planes, which exclude children under 12.

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Delta to buy 20% stake in Latin America's largest airline

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Delta Air Lines is planning to buy a 20% stake in Latin America’s largest airline, LATAM, for $1.9 billion, after its rival American Airlines announced a joint venture with the Chilean-based airline, CNBC reports.

The big picture: Through joint ventures and minority stakes, Delta has been trying to broaden its trips to more international destinations. LATAM has hubs in major South American cities, with domestic service in Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina and Ecuador.

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