Sun Country Airlines, a privately held LCC based at Minneapolis-St. Paul, said its first-quarter net income increased nearly 7% over the year-ago quarter to $5.5 million as revenues rose 15% to $76.5 million and passenger boardings grew 7% to 531,867. The airline said it maintained "virtually identical" year-over-year unit costs excluding fuel. It operates a fleet of seven leased 737-800s to destinations in the US, Mexico and the Caribbean.
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