Sun Country to begin new service in time for sun-filled winter getaways
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. April 27, 2021 – Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today announced that it will begin service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning December 10, 2021. Introductory fares are as low as $89* one-way, and Sun Country Rewards Members can earn 2x points when booking the new flights.**
Today’s announcement is part of a larger expansion by the airline, as it announced 18 new nonstop routes and welcomed nine new airports to its growing network.
The new flights will operate twice weekly.
“With more and more people excited to resume traveling, we’re excited to be able to offer them another option to get away this winter to enjoy the Sunshine State,” said Sun Country Airlines Chief Revenue Officer Grant Whitney. “We’re know there is pent-up demand for convenient, affordable travel, and we’re here to help folks enjoy the vacations they’ve been dreaming about.”
With today’s expansion, Sun Country Airlines will operate a total of 93 routes across 69 airports in the United States, Mexico, Central America and Caribbean. Sun Country will now offer service to five different airports on Florida’s Gulf Coast, providing visitors to the area with the flexibility to choose the destination airport that best suits their needs.
“We are thrilled that Sun Country Airlines has selected Punta Gorda Airport for this new route, and we look forward to establishing a strong partnership and new opportunities for growth,” said James W. Parish, Punta Gorda Airport CEO. “Our community is excited about welcoming new visitors from Minnesota to sunny southwest Florida. Travelers landing at our convenient airport can enjoy an array of outdoor activities surrounding Charlotte Harbor and can explore historic waterfront Punta Gorda to the beautiful Gulf beaches within a 45-minute drive.”
Sun Country’s customer experience includes free in-flight entertainment, a new mobile-friendly website with more self-service tools, and new interiors on each aircraft. Sun Country provides safe, reliable, hassle-free flights at affordable prices with warm and friendly service. The airline’s mission is to connect guests to their favorite people and places, to create lifelong memories and transformative experiences.
Sun Country Rewards members who book one of the new routes before 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, May 3, 2021 will earn two points per dollar on their bookings. These routes are on sale now at suncountry.com.
The new seasonal route:
To Punta Gorda Airport (PGD)
- From Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
- Service begins December 10, 2021
- Operates twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays
- One-way fares as low as $89*
- Fares are valid for one-way travel and are inclusive of all government taxes and fees.
- Must be purchased by 11:59 pm CT (Central Time) on May 4, 2021.
- Additional baggage and other service fees may apply.
- Seats are limited and fare may not be available on all flights or dates within the travel range.
- Valid for new bookings only.
- Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
- Restrictions apply.
2x point multiplier only valid on itineraries booked to/from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA), Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), St. Pete-Clearwater (PIE), Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM), Providenciales International Airport (PLS), Duluth International Airport (DLH), Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Cancun International Airport (CUN), McCarran International Airport (LAS), Rochester International Airport (RST), Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB), and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN). Multiplier promotion valid through 11:59 pm CT (Central Time) on May 3, 2021. Sun Country Rewards number must be added to the Sun Country reservation to receive extra bonus points. Bonus points will be posted to members’ accounts within 14 days of completing qualifying travel. Points are only reflected in total balance. 2x point multiplier only applies to the Sun Country Rewards base earn rate of 2pts per $1. When providing a Sun Country Rewards number, bonus points will be awarded for flights qualifying during the booking period and booked directly on suncountry.com. All reservations must be issued by Sun Country Airlines. All bonuses must be earned and used according to the terms and conditions of the Sun Country Rewards program. Additional rules and restrictions may apply. Sun Country Airlines is the final authority on interpretation of these rules.
About Sun Country
Sun Country Airlines is a new breed of hybrid low-cost air carrier that dynamically deploys shared resources across our synergistic scheduled service, charter and cargo businesses. Based in Minnesota, we focus on serving leisure and visiting friends and relatives (“VFR”) passengers and charter customers and providing cargo CMI services, with flights throughout the United States and to destinations in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
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