Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines may be a small carrier unknown to most, but that doesn’t exempt it from the harsh reality of dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Thankfully, Sun Country entered into a contract in December of last year with Amazon, operating several aircraft for the e-commerce giant. While the carrier couldn’t have foreseenContinue reading “Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive”

Wear a Mask or Don’t Fly

United Airlines is getting totally serious about the safety of their customers and employees. Effective this coming Friday, June 18th, the carrier will place any uncooperative passenger who doesnt follow its mask policy on an internal travel restriction list. What does this mean? Specifically, unabiding customers will lose their travel privileges for an indefinite lengthyContinue reading “Wear a Mask or Don’t Fly”

MSP: The Airport

Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Twin Cities. Minnesota. Certainly not the center of the universe, but it is the largest and most dynamic region in the Upper Midwest of the United States. With a metropolitan area population of more than three million, it’s come as no surprise that the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is a vital facilityContinue reading “MSP: The Airport”

MSP Concession Layoffs and Closures

It comes as no surprise that a large concessionaire at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has announed the closure of some stores and restaurants, as well as a reduction of hours at others due to the coronavirus pandemic. With airline operations drastically reduced for an indefinite period of time including an announced 70 percent cutbackContinue reading “MSP Concession Layoffs and Closures”