Brian Sumers

Senior Aviation Business Editor for @skift. Airline and travel expert. Previously wrote for @aviationweek & @cntraveler. @medillschool grad.

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Why American Airlines Is So Obsessed With On-Time Departures
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Why American Airlines Is So Obsessed With On-Time Departures
October, 18 2018
United Airlines Avoids Fuel Cost Hit to Earnings With Higher Ticket Prices
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United Airlines Avoids Fuel Cost Hit to Earnings With Higher Ticket Prices
October, 16 2018
Delta Will Deploy Newest Jet to Go Directly at Competitors
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Delta Will Deploy Newest Jet to Go Directly at Competitors
October, 12 2018
Delta Air Lines Sees Premium Profits
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Delta Air Lines Sees Premium Profits
October, 12 2018
Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet
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Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet
October, 11 2018
Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance
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Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance
October, 8 2018
Delta Is Betting on Tablet Technology to Solve In-Flight Entertainment Conundrum
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Delta Is Betting on Tablet Technology to Solve In-Flight Entertainment Conundrum
October, 4 2018
Senates Passes Bill to Set Minimum Size for Airplane Seats
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Senates Passes Bill to Set Minimum Size for Airplane Seats
October, 3 2018
American Makes it Harder For Agents to Rebook Coach Passengers on the Compeittion
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American Makes it Harder For Agents to Rebook Coach Passengers on the Compeittion
October, 3 2018
Cheaper Flights Come to Argentina Even as the Economy Continues to Struggle
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Cheaper Flights Come to Argentina Even as the Economy Continues to Struggle
October, 3 2018
JetBlue Lays Out a Growth Plan by Doubling Down on 3 U.S. Cities
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JetBlue Lays Out a Growth Plan by Doubling Down on 3 U.S. Cities
October, 2 2018
Why Hermes Makes It Tough to Find Its Products
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Why Hermes Makes It Tough to Find Its Products
September, 28 2018
Yet Another Reminder on Why Airline Competition Is a Beautiful Thing
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Yet Another Reminder on Why Airline Competition Is a Beautiful Thing
September, 27 2018
Discount Airlines Take Frequent Flyer Programs More Seriously After Initial Snub
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Discount Airlines Take Frequent Flyer Programs More Seriously After Initial Snub
September, 25 2018
Tired of Being Stuffed in an Airplane Seat? Congress Is Trying to Help
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Tired of Being Stuffed in an Airplane Seat? Congress Is Trying to Help
September, 24 2018
Skift Global Forum Preview: How American Airlines Is Reacting to Higher Fuel Prices
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Skift Global Forum Preview: How American Airlines Is Reacting to Higher Fuel Prices
September, 24 2018
Frontier Lowers Its Change Fees As Competition Heats Up
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Frontier Lowers Its Change Fees As Competition Heats Up
September, 20 2018
What's Wow Air's Next Move?
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What's Wow Air's Next Move?
September, 20 2018
Onetime Disruptor Wow Air Is Ready for a Reinvention
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Onetime Disruptor Wow Air Is Ready for a Reinvention
September, 17 2018
American CEO on Gulf Carrier Pact: 'Someone Is Cheating Already'
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American CEO on Gulf Carrier Pact: 'Someone Is Cheating Already'
September, 13 2018
Why Emirates Waited So Long to Add Premium Economy
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Why Emirates Waited So Long to Add Premium Economy
September, 13 2018
Emirates May Resume U.S. Growth as Business Recovers From Trump Policies
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Emirates May Resume U.S. Growth as Business Recovers From Trump Policies
September, 7 2018
JetBlue CEO's Rationale on Higher Bag Fees: 'We Hate Increasing Fares'
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JetBlue CEO's Rationale on Higher Bag Fees: 'We Hate Increasing Fares'
September, 7 2018
A Case Against National Airlines
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A Case Against National Airlines
September, 6 2018
Why Do National Airlines Still Exist?
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Why Do National Airlines Still Exist?
September, 4 2018
Why Airlines Should Be More Creative as They Weigh Fee Increases
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Why Airlines Should Be More Creative as They Weigh Fee Increases
September, 4 2018
United Is First U.S. Major Carrier to Match JetBlue's Bag Fee Increase
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United Is First U.S. Major Carrier to Match JetBlue's Bag Fee Increase
August, 31 2018
Is JetBlue Risking Its Brand Equity by Leading on Checked Bag Fees?
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Is JetBlue Risking Its Brand Equity by Leading on Checked Bag Fees?
August, 30 2018
Icelandair Struggles Despite a Hot Local Tourism Market
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Icelandair Struggles Despite a Hot Local Tourism Market
August, 28 2018
United Airlines President on Turning Skeptics Into Believers
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United Airlines President on Turning Skeptics Into Believers
August, 27 2018
U.S. Airlines Once Considered China a Potential Gold Mine. Not Anymore.
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U.S. Airlines Once Considered China a Potential Gold Mine. Not Anymore.
August, 24 2018
Why United Is Considering Putting Flatbed Seats on New Domestic Jets
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Why United Is Considering Putting Flatbed Seats on New Domestic Jets
August, 23 2018
United's Revenue Architect Plans to Add New Fees for Slightly Better Seats
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United's Revenue Architect Plans to Add New Fees for Slightly Better Seats
August, 21 2018
Delta Will Fly Newest Jets With Fewer Middle Seats on Key Business Routes
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Delta Will Fly Newest Jets With Fewer Middle Seats on Key Business Routes
August, 20 2018
Video: Why JetBlue Is Betting a Revolution Is Coming for Short-Haul Travel
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Video: Why JetBlue Is Betting a Revolution Is Coming for Short-Haul Travel
August, 20 2018
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
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