Sun Country Airlines adds new routes from Nashville

The Minnesota-based low-fare airline Sun Country Airlines is expanding with six new nonstop routes from Nashville.

The airline will offer nonstop flights from Nashville International Airport (BNA) to Fort Myers, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, New Orleans and Minneapolis, bringing Sun Country Airline’s total nonstop service to 70 routes.

“Nashville is a popular destination for travellers in the Twin Cities, and we are excited to offer them an affordable, nonstop option,” said Jude Bricker, president and CEO of Sun Country Airlines, “The new service in Nashville is part of our continued effort to grow as a brand, which will allow us to invest in our employees and community here in Minnesota.”

Seasonal nonstop service from Minneapolis/St Paul to Nashville starts on 1 November and will be operated twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays.

The new seasonal nonstop service from Nashville International Airport to Fort Myers International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport will begin on 2 November.

Seasonal nonstop service to Miami International Airport and Tampa International Airport begins on 3 November, while flights to Orlando International Airport start 4 November.

The airline also began service between Santa Barbara Airport and Minneapolis/St Paul on 16 August, with Santa Barbara airport director, Hazel Johns saying: “The low cost direct flight option to MSP opens up significant travel opportunities for our outbound travellers.”

“Not only does Minneapolis offer a vibrant and dynamic destination in its own right, Sun Country Airlines’ service offers Santa Barbara residents great one-stop, low fare options to New York and Boston.”

Sun Country Airlines will operate the three and a half hour flight on Thursdays and Sundays with a Boeing 737-700 with capacity for 126 passengers.

Written by: Kimberley Young

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