Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Welcome Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country Airlines announced today that it will launch nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) on Friday, May 14. Sun Country Airlines will be the eleventh commercial service airline operating at RDU.

“Sun Country is an established airline known for providing excellent customer service and a comfortable travel experience at an affordable price,” said Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. “We believe Sun Country will be a great option for leisure travelers looking to book budget-friendly fares between the Research Triangle and the Twin Cities.”

Sun Country will operate twice weekly service on Mondays and Fridays using a 737-800 aircraft. Tickets are on sale now for the seasonal summer schedule that runs through Labor Day.

“We’re excited to bring our commitment to great customer service and affordability to the Triangle,” said Jude Bricker, CEO of Sun Country Airlines. “We have no doubt that North Carolinians will enjoy our Midwest hospitality, comfortable amenities such as free streaming in-flight entertainment and reclining seats, all at ultra-low fares.”

Sun Country, based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is a leader in leisure travel, offering scheduled passenger service on more than 85 routes to more than 50 popular destinations in the U.S., Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.