Brian Sumers

editor-at-large for the travel industry publication Skift

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Reporter covering airlines in the Americas for Aviation Week; former airports and airlines reporter for 9 newspapers of Los Angeles News Group, including L.A Daily News, Long Beach Press Telegram and Torrance Daily Breeze

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Thousands of flights were canceled this past weekend amid the COVID winter surge.

COVID rises (again), thousands of flights get grounded, airline staff get sick

Thousands of flights were canceled this past weekend amid the COVID winter surge.

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AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

Flying this holiday? Bring patience amid long waits and sympathy for airport staff

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

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The number of people traveling is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, but fewer flights are happening, and fewer pilots and flight attendants are working.

Holiday travel: No extra planes, pilots or attendants. Bad weather could cripple the whole system

The number of people traveling is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, but fewer flights are happening, and fewer pilots and flight attendants are working.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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