Vermont Business Magazine Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today announced that it will begin service to Burlington International Airport (BTV) from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning June 16, 2022. As the airline's name suggests, its year-round service from MSP is to warm-weather destinations. Most of the cities it serves, like the new BTV route, are seasonal. Sun Country's other nearby airports include Boston, Hartford, Portland and Providence.
Introductory fares are as low as $89* one-way.
Today’s announcement is part of a larger expansion by the airline, as it announced 11 new nonstop routes and welcomed seven new airports to its growing network.
In addition, the airline extended its booking calendar so travelers can plan and book flights now through September 2022.
The new flight will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays.
“With more folks eager to resume leisure travel, we’re excited to be able to offer them another option to get away this spring and summer to enjoy northern Vermont,” said Sun Country Airlines Chief Revenue Officer Grant Whitney. “We 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 107 routes and 80 airports in the United States, Mexico, Central America and Caribbean. The new service will provide travelers in Burlington access to many of these exciting vacation destinations.
“We are beyond excited to welcome Sun Country Airlines to our BTV family,” said Nic Longo, Acting Director of Aviation. “This addition of service illustrates the strength of the industry in this recovery period and BTV’s perseverance to exceed 2019 passenger volumes.”
Sun Country’s customer experience includes free in-flight entertainment, complimentary nonalcoholic beverage service, 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.
This new route and all routes are on sale now at suncountry.com.
The new seasonal route:
To Burlington International Airport (BTV)
- From Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
- Service begins June 16, 2022
- Operates twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays
- One-way fares as low as $89*
Source: Burlington, Vt. October 19, 2021 – Burlington International Airport (BTV)