Sun Country Airlines will furlough 45 of its 156 pilots from May 1 to Oct. 31 during which time it will lease out two of its nine 737-800s to Air France-KLM subsidiary Transavia. While the Minneapolis/St. Paul-based carrier does not plan to cut routes, it will reduce frequencies on existing routes during the period. SCA, which operates its fleet of -800s on scheduled services and charters to points in the US, Mexico and the Caribbean, does more robust business during the winter months as it ...

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