Brian Sumers

I'm the airline business reporter for @skift. Also a travel expert and pundit. Previously wrote for @aviationweek & @cntraveler. @medillschool grad.

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Let's Not Get Carried Away With New Airport Security Procedures
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Let's Not Get Carried Away With New Airport Security Procedures
August, 16 2018
Customers Cram Carry-Ons as U.S. Airlines Look the Other Way
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Customers Cram Carry-Ons as U.S. Airlines Look the Other Way
August, 14 2018
Airports Debate How to Protect Against Rogue Employees
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Airports Debate How to Protect Against Rogue Employees
August, 13 2018
U.S. Airlines Report Sky-High Profit From Frequent Flyer Programs
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U.S. Airlines Report Sky-High Profit From Frequent Flyer Programs
August, 13 2018
Don't Expect Greater Airport Security After Air Alaska Suicide Crash
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Don't Expect Greater Airport Security After Air Alaska Suicide Crash
August, 11 2018
Video: Why Travelers Don't Trust Airlines on Personalization
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Video: Why Travelers Don't Trust Airlines on Personalization
August, 10 2018
Why Did Qantas Hire a Jet Lag Expert?
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Why Did Qantas Hire a Jet Lag Expert?
August, 9 2018
Aimia Refuses to Sell Aeroplan Frequent Flyer Program Back to Air Canada
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Aimia Refuses to Sell Aeroplan Frequent Flyer Program Back to Air Canada
August, 3 2018
Norwegian Air to Rent a Superjumbo as It Sorts Out Rolls-Royce Engine Issues
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Norwegian Air to Rent a Superjumbo as It Sorts Out Rolls-Royce Engine Issues
August, 3 2018
Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag
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Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag
August, 3 2018
Aeromexico Crash Proves Stronger Aircraft Often Mean Fewer Deaths
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Aeromexico Crash Proves Stronger Aircraft Often Mean Fewer Deaths
August, 2 2018
Are the Good Times Ending for Cheap Flights?
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Are the Good Times Ending for Cheap Flights?
August, 2 2018
Officials Say No Passengers Died in Aeromexico Plane Crash in Northern Mexico
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Officials Say No Passengers Died in Aeromexico Plane Crash in Northern Mexico
July, 31 2018
U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb
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U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb
July, 31 2018
Southwest CEO Says Assigned Seats Still Don't Make Sense
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Southwest CEO Says Assigned Seats Still Don't Make Sense
July, 26 2018
Alaska Airlines Made a Costly Loyalty Mistake by Offering Too Many Free Seats
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Alaska Airlines Made a Costly Loyalty Mistake by Offering Too Many Free Seats
July, 26 2018
Are Investors Ready to Forgive U.S. Regional Airlines?
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Are Investors Ready to Forgive U.S. Regional Airlines?
July, 26 2018
Allegiant Air Remains Solidly Profitable Despite Higher Fuel Prices and Other Challenges
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Allegiant Air Remains Solidly Profitable Despite Higher Fuel Prices and Other Challenges
July, 25 2018
Can JetBlue Cut Costs and Maintain Margins While Fuel Prices Keep Rising?
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Can JetBlue Cut Costs and Maintain Margins While Fuel Prices Keep Rising?
July, 24 2018
JetBlue's First Female President Wants More Diversity and Higher Profits
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JetBlue's First Female President Wants More Diversity and Higher Profits
July, 23 2018
Mesa Air Wants to Try Again for an IPO 8 Years After Bankruptcy
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Mesa Air Wants to Try Again for an IPO 8 Years After Bankruptcy
July, 20 2018
Why Norwegian Air Doesn't Worry About Overtourism When It Chooses New Routes
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Why Norwegian Air Doesn't Worry About Overtourism When It Chooses New Routes
July, 19 2018
United Airlines Is Winning Over Some of the Doubters
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United Airlines Is Winning Over Some of the Doubters
July, 18 2018
JetBlue's Founder Confirms He'll Start a U.S. Airline With New Airbus Jets
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JetBlue's Founder Confirms He'll Start a U.S. Airline With New Airbus Jets
July, 17 2018
Newly Named Air Italy Is Ready to Take on Troubled Alitalia
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Newly Named Air Italy Is Ready to Take on Troubled Alitalia
July, 16 2018
Norwegian Air CEO Is Wait and See on Possible Sale as Competitors Show Interest
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Norwegian Air CEO Is Wait and See on Possible Sale as Competitors Show Interest
July, 12 2018
The U.S. Braces for More Airline Competition. Finally.
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The U.S. Braces for More Airline Competition. Finally.
July, 12 2018
American Airlines Says Tech Snafu at Regional Airline Will Hurt Earnings
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American Airlines Says Tech Snafu at Regional Airline Will Hurt Earnings
July, 11 2018
JetBlue Eyes Europe and Airbus' New Jet With Longer Range
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JetBlue Eyes Europe and Airbus' New Jet With Longer Range
July, 3 2018
JetBlue Girds for New Competition as Its Founder Prepares to Start a New U.S. Airline
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JetBlue Girds for New Competition as Its Founder Prepares to Start a New U.S. Airline
July, 2 2018
Video: Why Lufthansa Group Helps Customers From Other Airlines Check In For Flights
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Video: Why Lufthansa Group Helps Customers From Other Airlines Check In For Flights
July, 2 2018
Video: Ryanair's Chief Marketing Officer on the Power of Selling Direct
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Video: Ryanair's Chief Marketing Officer on the Power of Selling Direct
June, 29 2018
The Tricky Business of Selling Alcohol on Planes
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The Tricky Business of Selling Alcohol on Planes
June, 28 2018
Will Booze Ever Be Banned on U.S. Airline Flights?
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Will Booze Ever Be Banned on U.S. Airline Flights?
June, 27 2018
Should Major Carriers Be More Transparent About Their Relationships With Regional Airlines?
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Should Major Carriers Be More Transparent About Their Relationships With Regional Airlines?
June, 21 2018
Federal Auditor To Investigate FAA's Safety Oversight of Southwest Airlines
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Federal Auditor To Investigate FAA's Safety Oversight of Southwest Airlines
June, 20 2018
American Airlines Looks to Downsize With Executive Buyouts and Job Cuts
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American Airlines Looks to Downsize With Executive Buyouts and Job Cuts
June, 19 2018
China's Crackdown on Airline Websites Is Meeting Some Resistance
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China's Crackdown on Airline Websites Is Meeting Some Resistance
June, 17 2018
Tomato Juice Is Back on United Airlines Flights, But It's Still Not Popular
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Tomato Juice Is Back on United Airlines Flights, But It's Still Not Popular
June, 14 2018
The Folly of the State-Owned Airline
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The Folly of the State-Owned Airline
June, 14 2018
Letting Troubled South African Airways Go Bust Isn't So Simple: Here's Why
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Letting Troubled South African Airways Go Bust Isn't So Simple: Here's Why
June, 12 2018
Why Cathay Pacific Wants to Take On Low-Cost Carriers Without Creating Its Own
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Why Cathay Pacific Wants to Take On Low-Cost Carriers Without Creating Its Own
June, 11 2018
Where Does Air France-KLM Go From Here?
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Where Does Air France-KLM Go From Here?
June, 7 2018
Emirates President Won't Rule Out More U.S.-Europe Nonstop Flights
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Emirates President Won't Rule Out More U.S.-Europe Nonstop Flights
June, 5 2018
Hawaiian Airlines CEO on Staying Small While Withstanding Competition
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Hawaiian Airlines CEO on Staying Small While Withstanding Competition
June, 5 2018
Behind the Hype of Qantas' Grand Plans to Fly Nonstop to London and New York
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Behind the Hype of Qantas' Grand Plans to Fly Nonstop to London and New York
June, 4 2018
Local Politics Threatens to Derail Mexico's New International Airport
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Local Politics Threatens to Derail Mexico's New International Airport
May, 8 2018
Japan Airlines Finally Understands Why it May Need its Own Low-Fare Carrier
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Japan Airlines Finally Understands Why it May Need its Own Low-Fare Carrier
May, 7 2018
Air France Employees Should Look in the Mirror to Understand Why Their CEO Just Quit
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Air France Employees Should Look in the Mirror to Understand Why Their CEO Just Quit
May, 7 2018
Gogo CEO Concedes Company Lost Its Way — and Often the Wi-Fi Connectivity Too
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Gogo CEO Concedes Company Lost Its Way — and Often the Wi-Fi Connectivity Too
May, 4 2018
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