Airline Founded: 1982
Pilots Joined ALPA: 1996
Number of Pilots: 400
Company HQ: Eagan, MN
Operations: Sun Country Airlines flies scheduled service out of its hub in Minneapolis, Minn., to 50 destinations in the U.S., Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The airline is also a major charter operator for the military, casinos, and sports teams and provides freight service for Amazon.
Fleet: 30 B-737NGs with additional aircraft leased seasonally, 12 Amazon B-737BCF freighters
Sun Country Airlines was started in 1982 by a small group of pilots and flight attendants in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Since April of 2018, the airline has been owned by Apollo Global Management. To learn more about Sun Country Airlines Click Here
Community Involvement Committee activities
Sun Country Pilots are also proud to highlight their Community Involvement Committee. Recurring, quarterly volunteer community service events are organized, in part, to promote positive relations between our Hometown Airline and our community.
Volunteer projects include:
- Mulching the gardens at Sheridan Memorial Park
- Running events for Girls in Aviation day
- Toy Drives for Children's Hospitals
- Feed my Starving Children, paired with Sun Country Flight Attendants
- Always on standby for local disaster relief