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Monday Midday Must-Reads

-After years of booming growth, the Middle East carriers are starting to feel the pinch of a weakening global economy. According to the Wall Street Journal, airlines including Etihad Airways and Emirates Airline are cutting staff and delaying decisions on purchasing more long-range aircraft.

-It was a horrible weekend for travelers with tickets on Frontier Airlines. The Denver Post reports that Frontier canceled 275 flights nationwide and about 70 percent of its weekend flights across the country were delayed.

-The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Delta Air Lines will end its code-share partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta has tripled its own flights at its Seattle hub since 2013 and Alaska is now focusing on its merger with Virgin America.