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A Sun Country 737-800 at Washington Dulles Airport. The airline solely operates the 737-800 and 737-800F after retiring its final 737-700s earlier this year. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Sun Country Expands Fleet During Pandemic, Prepares Push for IPO

Sun Country Airlines, an airline specializing in ultra-low-cost and charter operations in the United States, has restarted plans for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as soon as 2021 if demand appropriately picks up, Crain’s reports. Sun Country had hoped to push an IPO in April 2020, but the operational complexity and the gravity of losses brought about by the coronavirus pandemic dashed those plans. The airline has faced increased competition in recent months as most major U.S. airlines have expanded…

United to Begin Non-Stop Service to Alaska from Los Angeles

United announced it will be launching a new non-stop seasonal summer service to Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport from its west-coast LAX hub using its Boeing 737-800 jet. Flights are scheduled to begin June 18, 2020, and will operate once daily in each direction through Aug. 17, 2020. The airline operates…

Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 Lands in a Nearby Lagoon as…

An Air Nuigini aircraft landed 450 feet short of the short 6,013 foot runway at Chuuk International Airport in the island of Weno, part of the Federate States of Micronesia on Friday, carrying 35 passengers and 12 crew members onboard. The  Boeing 737-800 airliner registered as P2-PXE flying from the…