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”

Twin Cities Airport Considering Waiver of Airline Fees

Minnesota’s Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is contemplating a proposal from a subcommittee that would financially benefit the airlines that serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Nearly $41 million that would be paid by the carriers for operating at the airport would be waived in an effort to support the airlines as they struggle withContinue reading “Twin Cities Airport Considering Waiver of Airline Fees”

Airlines Cut Minnesota Routes

Needless to say, the airline industry worldwide has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of aircraft have been parked for months now, and it’ll be a long road back to some semblance of normalcy for the entire hospitality business, hotels and car rental companies included. While passenger traffic bottomed out at next-to-nothing in April,Continue reading “Airlines Cut Minnesota Routes”