Should Nicole Kidman be endorsing Etihad? And other links.

Here are some airline-related stories I have enjoyed this week. I don't think any are April Fools related. I'm glad that "holiday" is over. 

American's flight attendant union tells actress Nicole Kidman to stop endorsing Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. 

American's will soon switch from a 777 to a 787 between Dallas and Shanghai. Dallas Morning News.

But American will only be able to switch to a 787 on the Shanghai route, if its seat-maker finally gets its job done. Two of American's 787s are sitting in the desert awaiting new seats. Other than that, they're ready to fly. Bloomberg. 

Delta will be the first U.S. airline to accept "Alipay," a Chinese electronic payment system that apparently is very popular. USA Today.  

Will airlines revert to "bad habits" because of low fuel prices? The Street. 

What's the best way to find airfare online? Wall Street Journal.