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”

Random Travel Thoughts As 2020 Finally Ends

It’s time to be realistic. While we all love traveling and are anxiously looking forward to the day in the not-too-distant future that we can get away, safely, again, there are endless irritating things about taking a trip. Whether it be getting young kids ready to leave, cramming two weeks’ worth of clothing into aContinue reading “Random Travel Thoughts As 2020 Finally Ends”

To Fly or Not to Fly? That is the Question.

Let’s face it. We’re all sick and tired of COVID-19 and just want it to go away as soon as possible. Sadly, that isn’t a choice that any of us have, so we have to continue to live with COVID fatigue for at least the next few months. Over the course of most of 2020Continue reading “To Fly or Not to Fly? That is the Question.”

Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30

With JetBlue’s announcement that effective January 8 the Queens, New York-based carrier will open up all seats for sale on its aircraft, guaranteed inflight social distancing appeared to be going away. But not quite! In a surprise move, Delta Air Lines has extended its commitment to blocking middle seats through the entire winter. Delta customersContinue reading “Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30”

COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Health, has announced that a COVID-19 testing site has just opened at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Located in the lobby area of the Blue Parking Ramp across the skyway from Terminal 1, the site is open to anyone seeking a test. HoursContinue reading “COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP”