We don't need to tell you that coronavirus has hammered the airline industry. Just since March, there's been a breathtaking amount of change in the world of travel. But what does the future hold for airlines and air travel?
Brian Sumers may have the answers – or at least some ideas. As the Senior Aviation Business Editor at the travel media company Skift, Sumers is one of the most knowledgable experts in the aviation industry. He's spent years covering the airlines for Skift and other publications, and has a better pulse of where the industry is heading than almost anyone.
We're thrilled he's joining us for a YouTube Live Q&A with readers this week to answer your questions about the future of airlines. Tune in today (Wednesday, July 29) at 12 p.m. CST! Just subscribe to our YouTube Channel to join the queue and get a reminder when we're getting started.
In addition to taking your questions, Brian will talk through some of the biggest topics looming over the world of travel now, including:
- The $1 billion-plus in losses airlines racked up over the spring quarter, and what it means for their futures
- How airlines are handling the crisis differently, and which strategy may pay off
- How long will policies like blocked middle seats and fares with free change/cancellation stick around?
- What changes are in store for international and domestic flights?
- Will any airlines disappear or merge together?
… and much more. Sumers is one of the most knowledgeable journalists covering airlines today, so you won't want to miss this. Leave your questions in the comments and tune in today!