Sun Country Airlines to Begin Scheduled Passenger Service at KCI
Today, Sun Country Airlines announced they will begin serving Kansas City International Airport (MCI) next summer with the launch of nonstop flights to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
The Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-based airline will begin nonstop service from Kansas City to Minneapolis/St. Paul beginning May 29, 2023 with seasonal service operating on Mondays and Fridays.
Sun Country will become the 11th scheduled passenger air carrier at MCI, and the first new airline to launch service at Kansas City’s new single airport terminal, set to open in spring 2023. Travelers can book tickets now at suncountry.com.
“Sun Country’s decision to add Kansas City to their growing network is a testament to the strength of the KC region’s demand for travel and will bring more nonstop options to travelers looking to enjoy the Twin Cities during peak season,” said Pat Klein director of Kansas City’s Aviation Department.
“Minneapolis/St. Paul has lots of great attractions that cater to people of all ages and all interests – including Mall of America, world-class museums, lakes and parks, art galleries, incredible sports, music and entertainment venues, great restaurants, breweries and so much more," Klein said.
"We're excited to launch this new, nonstop route for Minnesotans who want more options to explore Kansas City and all it has to offer," says Grant Whitney, chief revenue officer at Sun Country Airlines. "With great attractions - including museums, sports teams, arts, music, and award-winning barbecue - Kansas City appeals to travelers of all ages and with many different interests. In addition, we’re proud to offer Major League Soccer fans more opportunities to see Sporting Kansas City in action both at home and on the road. We're thrilled to add this vibrant area to our growing Sun Country network."
Sun Country Airlines operates 120 routes serving more than 90 airports across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Canada and the Caribbean, providing safe, reliable, hassle-free flights at affordable prices. Sun Country offers a customer experience that includes free in-flight entertainment, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service, a mobile-friendly website with more self-service tools, and new interiors on each aircraft.
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