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Sun Country adds 9 more flights out of MSP Airport

The new additions include large cities and popular outdoor destinations.

Sun Country Airlines is adding nine nonstop routes from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

The Twin Cities-based airline announced the additional nonstop routes on Monday, which are among the 16 new nonstop flights across its network. 

“We are excited to extend our network and offer people access to even more low-cost vacation options, when they are ready to travel again,” said Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker. “The past year has been a challenge for the travel industry but with increased access to COVID-19 tests and vaccinations, we’re starting to see that turnaround.”

The new routes out of MSP include some large cities as well as popular outdoor destinations, as Kyle Potter of the Thrifty Traveler points out, including Glacier, Jackson Hole and Fairbanks. These outdoorsy destinations provide options for those seeking to stay outside amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Here's a look at the new routes out of MSP:

  • John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California. Service begins May 6, with flights four days a week (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday). One-way flights are as low as $59 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. Service beings May 13, with flights twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays). One-way flights are as low as $49 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Kentucky. Service begins May 14, with flights twice-weekly (Fridays and Sundays). One-way flights are as low as $39 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina. Service beings May 14, with twice-weekly flights (Fridays and Mondays). One-way flights are as low as $59 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Service begins May 21, with twice-weekly flights (Mondays and Fridays). One-way flights are as low as $59  if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Glacier Park International Airport in Flathead County, Montana. Service begins May 26, with twice-weekly flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays). One-way flights are as low as $79 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Jackson Hole Airport in Jackson, Wyoming. Service begins May 26, with twice-weekly flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays). One-way flights are as low as $79 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Indiana. Service begins May 28, with twice-weekly flights on Mondays and Fridays. One-way fares are as low as $39 if purchased by Feb. 8. 
  • Fairbanks International Airport in Fairbanks, Alaska. Service beings May 29, with one flight a week (Saturdays). One-way flights are as low as $169 if purchased by Feb. 8. 

Also on Monday, Sun Country shared it is extending its current schedule through Dec. 14, so people can book new travel or reschedule any postponed vacation due to COVID-19. 

Sun Country now provides service to more than 50 destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

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