For Immediate Release
June 25, 2020
Contact: Jonathan Dean | 410-859-7719

New Airline at BWI Marshall Launches Roundtrip Service to Minneapolis - St. Paul

Spirit Airlines FlightBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the start of service from Sun Country Airlines, a new carrier for the airport. Sun Country is now offering nonstop service between BWI Marshall Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

“Sun Country is a growing airline that offers our customers more travel options, excellent service, and low fares,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport. “We’re excited to add another great airline to serve our passengers. The added flights affirm that our airport and our region remain very attractive for airline service.”

Sun Country Airlines is a privately held company based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The award-winning airline is a leader in leisure travel, flying to more than 50 popular markets across the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Sun Country has a reputation for world-class service at an affordable price, and also offers travel services from its Sun Country Charters and Sun Country Vacations divisions.

“We’re excited to begin our nonstop service between the Twin Cities and the National Capital region,” said Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker. “In these unprecedented times, we’re pleased to be able to continue connecting our community to new destinations. We look forward to bringing our mission of offering leisure travelers safe, reliable service at a great price to more people and places.”

As more people begin traveling during Maryland’s COVID-19 recovery, BWI Marshall Airport remains the busiest airport in the region, with an annual economic impact of $9.3 billion. The airport and its visitors generate and support more than 106,000 jobs throughout the region.

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