Brian Sumers

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

Brian Sumers on KCRW

Air traffic is down 95% due to COVID-19, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti recently said. Planes are empty. Some may have one or two passengers — tops.

Almost no one is flying during the pandemic. How long can airlines survive?

Air traffic is down 95% due to COVID-19, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti recently said. Planes are empty. Some may have one or two passengers — tops.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The airline industry is reeling from coronavirus. It’s cutting routes and waiving certain fees, hoping it can ward off plummeting ticket sales.

Airlines and festivals hit hard by coronavirus

The airline industry is reeling from coronavirus. It’s cutting routes and waiving certain fees, hoping it can ward off plummeting ticket sales.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A UC Berkeley student was recently removed from a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Passenger Rights and the Flight Crew’s Prerogative

A UC Berkeley student was recently removed from a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Oakland.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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