Category: Sun Country

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Former CEO of Frontier Airlines joins Sun Country

According to FlightGlobal, David Siegel joined Sun Country Airlines as Executive Chairman earlier this month. This can be confirmed via Mr. Siegel’s Linkedin profile. He previously served as CEO of low cost carrier Frontier Airlines from 2012 – 2015 and US...

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Sun Country Abandons Passengers in Mexico

  Update 4/17/18: Read our final response to the Sun Country Mexico fiasco.   Update 4/15/18 @ 2pm CT: Received confirmation from Sun Country that there will be NO recovery flights to re-accommodate the estimated 250 passengers (perhaps more) stranded in Mazatlan...

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Sun Country is Bringing Surly Back to In-Flight Menus

A few weeks ago, we wrote about Sun Country removing Surly Brewing Company products from their in-flight drink menu. Per gomn.com, they will be bringing Surly Furious back onboard April 1st in their first class cabin and May 1st throughout...

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Sun Country Removes Surly Beer From Inflight Drink Menu

The hits just keep on coming for Sun Country Airlines. Last October, they announced a number of changes to their fee and fare structure, none of which are positive for consumers. Then in December, it was announced that the airline...

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Sun Country Adds New Routes to Honolulu & Myrtle Beach

Thrifty Traveler is based out of Minneapolis! We only feature the best deals out of MSP. Subscribe to our Newsletter, like us on Facebook,  and follow us on Twitter & Instagram. Sun Country Airlines just announced two new nonstop seasonal...
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Sun Country sold to NY Investment Group

According to the Star Tribune, the Minnesota owners of Sun Country Airlines have sold the company to Apollo Global Management, a New York based investment group, for an undisclosed sum. Apollo specializes in leveraged buyout transactions and purchases of distressed...

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Sun Country to launch new fees in October

In August, a leaked internal memo detailed Sun Country’s transition to an ultra low cost carrier (ULCC). According the Star Tribune, that transition will begin next month and several other changes will be implemented over the next year.   October...