Sun Country Airlines partners with Minnesota State in Mankato for new pilots
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Sun Country Airlines on Thursday unveiled a partnership with Minnesota State University, Mankato, to offer commercial aviation students full-time employment prior to graduation through a new initiative, the Sun Country Bridge Program.
Students in the aviation program at Minnesota State can apply for the program their freshman year, said Jessica Wheeler, spokesperson for Sun Country. Applicants will be chosen on "technical requirements, professionalism, and commitment to their profession," she said
Upon completion of the program and the required flight hours, members of the program enter Sun Country's three-month pilot training program for full-time employment.