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Sun Country to begin new service in time for sun-filled winter getaways

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Sun Country Airlines

MESA, Ariz. April 27, 2021 – Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today announced that it will begin service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning November 24,2021. Introductory fares are as low as $79* 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.

“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 Valley of the Sun,” 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. The new flights will operate four times weekly.

“Today’s announcement by Sun Country Airlines is exciting news for both sun-seeking travelers from the upper Midwest and the large number of greater Phoenix residents with family and friends in the Twin Cities region,” stated Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority CEO J. Brian O’Neill, A.A.E. “This new service provides Sun County travelers with convenient access to all the outdoor activities that make Arizona a very popular tourism destination. I am confident that Sun Country will be very successful at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and welcome them to our family.”

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

The new seasonal route:

To Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA)

  • From Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
    • Service begins November 24, 2021
    • Operates four days weekly on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
    • One-way fares as low as $79*


•  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 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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