Sun Country Files to Go Public

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines ownership group Apollo Global Management, Inc., has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) as part of a long-term plan to grow the carrier. Apollo’s plan calls for the sale of $100 million of shares in Sun Country which will be underwritten by Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. TheContinue reading “Sun Country Files to Go Public”

Sun Country Airlines to Expand Ground Shuttle Service to MSP

Twin Cities-based low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines has announced an expansion of its door-to-door shuttle service from five additional Upper Midwest communities. Continuing to partner with Landline, another local Minnesota company, service from home or the local airport will soon be available from Brainerd, Rochester and St. Cloud in Minnesota, as well as LaCrosse andContinue reading “Sun Country Airlines to Expand Ground Shuttle Service to MSP”

Sun Country Hoping for Air Travel Uptick with 16 New Routes; 9 New Cities

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines is counting on a dramatic increase in COVID-19 vaccinations and testing to propel the carrier to a much improved second half of 2021. Like airlines worldwide, Sun Country has been clobbered financially by the pandemic, with very few people traveling and a majority of flights cancelled or operating with fewContinue reading “Sun Country Hoping for Air Travel Uptick with 16 New Routes; 9 New Cities”

Delta, American and United Eliminate Int’l Change Fees

Hoping to spark bookings in the coming months and beyond, Delta Air Lines announced the complete elimination of change fees when flying from North America to any international destination on a Delta ticket. The move, which is sure to be received with excitement by potential overseas vacationers, has already been matched by American Airlines andContinue reading “Delta, American and United Eliminate Int’l Change Fees”

Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?

Twenty months after being grounded worldwide following two crashes that killed 346 people, the Boeing 737 MAX has been cleared to fly by the U. S. Federal Aviation Administration. Pending new training requirements for cockpit crews and maintenance updates, the aircraft could be in the air by the end of December. The only American carriersContinue reading “Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?”