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Sun Country Airlines expands in Lansing, Michigan with city routes

Sun Country Airlines expands in Lansing, Michigan with city routes

In addition to its sunshine routes, Sun Country Airlines has launched from Lansing to Minneapolis/St. Paul and Washington D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Airport.

UK - US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

UK – US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

The supposedly lucrative transatlantic market is still shrinking, at least between the UK and the US. Where is the traffic reduction coming from? Which airlines have added capacity this winter (and how), and which carrier’s seasonal route has been axed for this summer?

Sun Country belatedly fills void left by Allegiant at Lansing in Michigan; winter sun routes now, Washington starts April

Sun Country belatedly fills void left by Allegiant at Lansing in Michigan; winter sun routes now, Washington starts April

One of America’s niche carriers has found a new focus city in Michigan. Which routes is it starting and which carriers are already there? How have passenger numbers evolved in the last 20 years at the airport?


Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines plans new flights from Lansing this winter; London served briefly this summer

Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines plans new flights from Lansing this winter; London served briefly this summer

It’s not exactly Allegiant, but Sun Country is another niche operator of primarily leisure routes. How broad is its network and just how seasonal are its operations? And how did it manage to operate to London this summer with a 737?

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

This has been a popular week for US carriers to launch new routes but which are the most significant? What domestic market share do the top 15 carriers have in the US, and what has Sun Country done with a 737 this week?

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’  and whose second international route is to Guam?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 9 May – Friday 15 May):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA slightly quieter week this week but still another 20-plus routes were launched by Air Arabia Maroc, Air Canada Jazz, AirTran, B&H Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Flybe, germanwings, Kingfisher, S7, Southwest, Sun Country, Ural Airlines, US Airways, WestJet, Wizz Air Ukraine and Zambezi Airlines. Four of these routes are to a new US airport which shares its name with the boss of a global airline brand.