Magnifique! Delta Returning to Paris and Nice as France Opens to Americans

Slowly but surely, more international destinations are becoming available for vaccinated Americans to visit. Effective June 9th, France will welcome U.S. citizens who have received Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

MSP-Based Sun Country Announces 18 New Minnesota and Wisconsin Routes

Banking on its successful IPO which raised $218 million in March, hybrid low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines (SY) has announced plans to expand its footprint close to its home base at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). As has been the focus since inception as a charter airline in 1982, all of the new routesContinue reading “MSP-Based Sun Country Announces 18 New Minnesota and Wisconsin Routes”

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 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”

Oh, Canada! Delta and WestJet Alliance Moves Forward

A proposed alliance between Canada‚Äôs second largest air carrier, WestJet, and Delta Air Lines has been tentatively approved by the U. S. Department of Transportation. When fully implemented, travel options between the U.S. and Canada will greatly increase in both directions as travelers will be able to seamlessly fly the two airlines with combined bookingContinue reading “Oh, Canada! Delta and WestJet Alliance Moves Forward”