January 08, 2019 12:44 PM
Sun Country announced Tuesday it is adding 19 new, nonstop routes in 2019.
The airline, currently headquartered in Eagan, reported the expansion includes eight new nonstop routes for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as well as eight new nonstop routes in Nashville, Tennessee, Dallas Fort Worth and Portland, Oregon. The airline is also adding nonstop flights from Las Vegas, San Antonio and Providence, Rhode Island.
Airline officials said the added routes are part of an "overall growth plan." That plan also includes increasing the company's Twin Cities-based workforce by 10 percent this year.
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"This network expansion allows us to provide even more destination options to our community, create new jobs in the Twin Cities market and further our reach across the country," CEO Jude Bricker said in a statement.
According to Sun Country, once the new routes are established, the airline will operate a total of 86 routes at 53 airports.
Updated: January 08, 2019 12:44 PM
Created: January 08, 2019 12:27 PM
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