Contract Breakthrough For Sun Country, PilotsSun Country Airlines and its pilots say they've finally reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The Mendota Heights-based airline and the Air Line Pilots Association have been negotiating for five years and began working with a federal mediator in 2012.
Sun Country Pilots Call For Final Mediation SessionPilots from Sun Country Airlines have asked federal officials to release them from mediation talks if an agreement can't be reached in their final session with airline officials.
Negotiations Between Sun Country, Pilots Stalled Without AgreementThe future of Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines is up in the air after recent mediated negotiations ended early, and without an agreement. Sun County officials and the Air Line Pilots Association have been in negotiations for five years.
Sun Country Chairman To Pilots' Union: Company Headed For 'Shutdown'The chairman of Sun Country Airlines said the company is downsizing ahead of an "ultimate shut down" in its contract fight with pilots. The Air Line Pilots Association confirmed that an email sent from Sun Country's Marty Davis to the union chairman was genuine.
Sun Country Pilots Vote To Strike, But Talks ContinuePilots for Sun Country Airlines haven't had a meaningful pay increase since 2001. That's a big reason behind a unanimous vote to authorize a strike if needed.
Sun Country Pilots Authorize Strike Action Sun Country Airlines pilots have voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike if they can't reach a federally-mediated contract agreement with management.