For Immediate Release April 1, 2011
Media Contact: Wendy Blackshaw Vice President of Marketing/SCA 612.239.3941 Heidi Bausch Marketing Manager/SCA 952.905.8492
Sun Country Airlines Inaugural Flight to Reagan National Ribbon Cutting Celebration at Terminal 2 - Humphrey St. Paul, MN—April 1, 2011—Today, Sun Country Airlines celebrated their inaugural flight to Washington Reagan National Airport that departed from Terminal 2- Humphrey at 6:00am. This morning’s flight commenced the new service to Washington D.C. now flying six times a week through April 30, 2011 and daily beginning May 1, 2011. The round trip flights will originate in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with an intermediate stop at the Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, MI before continuing onto Washington, D.C. “This is a great addition to Sun Country’s expanding route network,” said Stan Gadek, president and CEO of Sun Country Airlines. “This service will provide a great benefit to customers in both Minnesota and Michigan by providing low fares and the great award-winning service that Sun Country is know for.” The Hometown Airline celebrated the inaugural flight with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony hosted by the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce and Metropolitan Airport Commission at Terminal 2 – Humphrey. Inaugural receptions also took place at the Lansing Capital Region Airport and Reagan National Airport. Flight schedule and times for the Washington D.C. route are available at www.suncountry.com
*Stan Gadek will be available for interviews. B-roll of Minneapolis/St. Paul inaugural activities will be provided.
About Sun Country Sun Country Airlines (MN Airlines, LLC, d.b.a. Sun Country Airlines) is based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The award-winning airline, which flies to popular destinations in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, has earned a reputation for offering world-class service at an affordable price. Sun Country has been named a “Top Ten Domestic Airline” by Travel+Leisure for the fifth year in a row. The airline offers vacation packages through Sun Country Vacations, a program that allows travelers to book airfare, hotel, cruises, rental cars and more in a single, convenient transaction. The Hometown Airline also offers Sun Country Charters – taking your group flight, private charter or leased aircraft virtually anywhere with a commitment to service, consistent on-time performance, dependable maintenance and a customized and reliable charter experience. Most recently launched is Sun Country Business Concierge, a personalized and comprehensive business travel service for any airline, any hotel, anywhere. For more information, including a complete list of destinations and details on Sun Country Vacations, Charters or Business Concierge, visit www.suncountry.com.