Articles tagged “sun country airlines”

This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's hard to think of the bus as a disruptive form of mass transportation. But who knows? Maybe this company, Landline, will revolutionize how Americans buy airline tickets.

2 months ago

U.S. Discount Carrier Sun Country Airlines Prepares for IPO

U.S. Discount Carrier Sun Country Airlines Prepares for IPO

Brian Sumers, Skift

Frontier Airlines planned to IPO recently but pulled it back for unexplained reasons. Sun Country's owners may see the market differently. Will it be the next U.S. airline to go public?

3 months ago

Sun Country CEO Aims to Diversify C-Suite in Rebuilding Period

Sun Country CEO Aims to Diversify C-Suite in Rebuilding Period

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Legacy carriers have a responsibility to lead the way on diversity and inclusion for women, but it might be the smaller, more nimble airlines that make faster progress.

9 months ago

JetBlue’s Great European Tease Is Almost Over

Brian Sumers, Skift

Will JetBlue expand to Europe? It's not clear. There are some strong reasons for, and some strong reasons against. The good news: The airline plans to share its decision at some point this year.

11 months ago

Sun Country: Inside America’s Most Unusual Airline

Sun Country: Inside America’s Most Unusual Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

We always hear airlines are a scale business. So can an airline with 30 airplanes and a measured growth plan succeed? We're not sure, but we'll be watching.

11 months ago

Discount Airlines Take Frequent Flyer Programs More Seriously After Initial Snub

Discount Airlines Take Frequent Flyer Programs More Seriously After Initial Snub

Brian Sumers, Skift

Not long ago, all discount airlines needed to compete was cheap fares. But times change, and with legacy airlines poaching some of their customers, more ultra-low-cost carriers are taking loyalty seriously.

1 year ago

America’s Smallest Discount Airline Wants to Emulate EasyJet With Cabin Retrofit Project

America’s Smallest Discount Airline Wants to Emulate EasyJet With Cabin Retrofit Project

Brian Sumers, Skift

Sun Country wants it both ways. It wants to add fees and reduce legroom for some passengers. But it also wants to keep the brand equity it earned when it was a full-service airline. Can this strategy work?

2 years ago