Articles Tagged ‘Minneapolis/St. Paul’

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country has implemented many changes. Minneapolis now sees 78% of its capacity, down from 95%, with non-Minneapolis growth up to almost 1 million seats. 

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 Midwest airports handle over 250 million annual passengers; Chicago dominates but demand is down over 15% in November; Southwest coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe US Midwest has 12 major airports with Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul the busiest. Where is traffic falling fastest, and which offer the best fares to passengers? Which airlines are market leaders at each airport?


Northwest uses dominance at MSP to keep fares high

Northwest uses dominance at MSP to keep fares highNorthwest’s two biggest hubs at MSP and Detroit are very similar in size. We take a closer look at Northwest’s network from MSP and see what competition they face. How much has traffic grown in recent years? What role do partner airlines play? And which relatively unknown local independent airline is the second largest at MSP?