Category: Sun Country


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...


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...


Sun Country to become an Ultra Low Cost Carrier

Sun Country, Minneapolis’ hometown airline, is set to massively change their business model. Sun Country’s new CEO Jude Bricker, announced in a staff memo today that he will be implementing many of the cost cutting measures used by low cost carriers...