Sun Country Airlines Cuts 350 Positions in Minneapolis

Sun Country Airlines is cutting 350 operational agent positions at its Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport base, according to multiple sources. Positions being cut include above-wing and below-wing jobs ranging from ticket counter agents to wheelchair service providers. The Minneapolis-based newspaper StarTribune reported the cut is nearly 20 percent of the…

Sun Country Airlines Sold to Investment Giant Apollo Global Management

On Thursday, Minneapolis-based Sun Country Airlines announced that it had been acquired by Apollo Global Management, a major investment group based in New York City. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2018. Sun Country is currently privately owned by brothers…

JetBlue Announces New Service to Minneapolis from Boston

JetBlue Airways has announced a new city in their route network. Beginning May 3, the airline will begin thrice-daily service between Minneapolis/St. Paul and their hub in Boston. Flights will be operated by the airline's 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. The new city will be the 102nd destination served by the New…