Brian Sumers

Guest

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

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.

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The Ontario Airport is not what it used to be. Facilities for millions of travelers are still there, but enough airplanes—or passengers—are not.

Does LA Want the Ontario Airport to Fail?

The Ontario Airport is not what it used to be. Facilities for millions of travelers are still there, but enough airplanes—or passengers—are not.

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385 domestic airline flights were cancelled yesterday and 6,396 were delayed. Remember “sequester?”

Sequestration Blamed for Flights Delays

385 domestic airline flights were cancelled yesterday and 6,396 were delayed. Remember “sequester?”

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