Sun Country Airlines makes a move for Myrtle Beach

Sun Country Airlines Myrtle Beach

Sun Country Airlines commenced a twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Myrtle Beach on 6 April, with the latter airport celebrating the arrival of its newest carrier with a small gate celebration. Competition on the 1,745-kilometre route comes from Spirit Airlines which will inaugurate services on 12 April. Sun Country’s last flight between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Myrtle Beach is scheduled to operate on 4 June.

  • Sun Country Airlines commenced flights between Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) and Myrtle Beach (MYR) on 6 April, a seasonal twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) sector that is scheduled to operate until 4 June. The carrier will operate the 1,745-kilometre US domestic city pair using its fleet of 737-800s. Competition will come from ULCC Spirit Airlines, which is poised to start flights between the two airports on 12 April based on its booking engine, with it choosing to serve the sector three times weekly (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) using its A319s. It will also have a longer season than Sun Country Airlines on the route, with its last non-stop flight currently scheduled for 1 November.

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