Sun Country flies Anchorage-Seattle now. Here’s what that means for your summer travel plans. – Anchorage Daily News
Sun Country is continuing with its spill carrier of choice strategy in a very obvious market: Seattle to Anchorage. It will, of course, only serve it during the summer when demand is very high.
Well of course Sun Country is going to Alaska in the Summer, the sun is out for loooong periods of time up there during the summer… Days even.
Perhaps it’s a coincidence, but between this and PDX-MCO, it seems like Sun Country sees a lot of potential in the Pacific Northwest in spire of the competitive buildup pver the past few years.
Good those 20 or so flights Alaska has in summer just scream for another single late in the day flight on a carrier most people never heard of. But good for them if it works.
Ben Brookman recently departed Alaska Airlines. At AS he was Director, Network Planning and now serves as Director, Planning & Revenue Management at Sun Country. This may or may not have anything to do with this add.
The interesting thing about ANC-SEA is that it is almost a million passengers a year. To put that into perspective, the tenth busiest domestic route out of LAX is less than that and the fourth busiest domestic route at JFK is less than that.. So there is room on that route depending on the business model.
Sun Country has been serving MSP-SEA-ANC-SEA-MSP for eons. Clear back to the 90’s when I worked there. Clearly capturing the seasonal buck.