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 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”

Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?

The coronavirus has turned the airline industry upside down over the last few months, and a dramatically reduced flight schedule remains in place for all U.S. and foreign carriers. Of course, fewer flights means fewer seats available, but you’re probably figuring that since there will also be fewer travelers, you won’t have difficulty finding aContinue reading “Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?”