FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2015) – The Lee County Port Authority is pleased to announce that Sun Country Airlines will begin nonstop service between Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) in Puerto Rico with two weekly flights beginning May 3, 2015. The original plan was to start the San Juan service with one weekly flight, but in response to passenger demand, Sun Country will inaugurate the service with two flights on Thursdays and Sundays from May 3 through Aug. 23, 2015. This is the first time RSW will have nonstop service to Puerto Rico.
“I am extremely pleased Sun Country Airlines has decided to increase service to San Juan, Puerto Rico,” said Robert M. Ball, A.A.E., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority. “By offering two weekly flights from the beginning, people will have more flexibility in making their travel plans between Southwest Florida and Puerto Rico."
To book flights or for more information, please visit the Sun Country Airlines website at www.suncountry.com. Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.6 million passengers in 2013 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.