PORTLAND, Ore. JANUARY 8, 2018 –Sun Country Airlines today announces the addition of three new seasonal routes from Portland International Airport (PDX) to its growing network. Nonstop service will be offered to Nashville, Tennessee, Saint Louis and San Antonio with fares as low as $89* one-way. These routes will bring Sun Country’s total nonstop offerings from Portland to nine, which also includes San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Honolulu, Hawaii, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Palm Springs, California. Portland area travelers can book their summer vacations now at suncountry.com
“We’re excited to continue expanding our destination offerings for Portland residents, as well as bring more visitors to visit this great city,” said Chief Commercial Officer Ted Botimer. “Our focus on low fares and great customer service has been a great fit in this market, and we look forward to our continued partnership with the Portland International Airport.”
“It’s fantastic to have Sun Country flying to these cities—two of which offer new nonstop destinations for Portland Metro Area travelers,” said Portland International Airport’s Director of Air Service Development David Zielke. “Sun Country’s expansion at PDX offers travelers more options to more destinations, connecting people and places with great service at affordable prices.”
The new seasonal service from Portland International Airport (PDX) will include:
- Nonstop service to Nashville International Airport (BNA)
- Service starts May 2, 2019
- Operates 2x/week initially with roundtrips on Thursday and Sunday, with service moving to 4x/week on June 7 with the addition of Monday and Friday
- One-way fares as low as $109*
- Nonstop service to St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL)
- Service starts June 7, 2019
- Operates 2x/week on Monday and Friday
- One-way fares as low as $99*
- Nonstop service to San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
- Service starts June 5, 2019
- Operates 4x/week with roundtrips on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
- One-way fares as low as $89*
This addition is part of a larger network expansion announced today by Sun Country Airlines, their largest addition of routes in the company’s history as a scheduled service airline, which includes 19 new routes and seven new airports. The airline has been experiencing record growth over the past year. Sun Country first added new routes beyond its home base of Minneapolis/St. Paul in June 2018, bringing on service from Dallas Fort Worth, Madison, Wisconsin, Portland and St. Louis, which brought the network at the time from 53 to 64 nonstop routes. Nashville, Tennessee was added in August 2018, and after today’s announcement, the airline will operate a total of 86 routes across 53 airports, which marks a nearly 40 percent growth in routes since June 2018. Sun Country operated as a charter airline until 1999, at which time it launched scheduled service with an initial 22 routes offered in total.
New airports being added to Sun Country’s network are Dulles International Airport (IAD), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Sacramento International Airport (SMF), San Antonio International Airport (SAT), and T.F. Green Airport, Providence (PVD).
About Sun Country
Sun Country Airlines is a privately-held company based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The award-winning airline is a leader in leisure travel flying to more than 50 popular destinations across the U.S., Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, having earned a reputation for offering world-class service at an affordable price. The airline also offers services from its Sun Country Charters and Sun Country Vacations divisions. For more on these Sun Country destinations and to book travel, including flight and hotel packages, visit suncountry.com.
*Fares are limited and not available on all flights, days and times. Purchase by January 15, 2019. Schedules and fares are subject to change. Additional restrictions may apply. See terms and conditions at suncountry.com.