Award-Winning Carrier to Begin Non-Stop Service to Cancun and Montego Bay, Ft. Myers, Las Vegas and Orlando with Introductory Fares from $89 One-Way
Lansing, MI – June 30, 2010
Sun Country Airlines announced today plans for new non-stop domestic and international service from Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport. Beginning December 22, 2010, the Airline will inaugurate domestic service to Las Vegas, Ft. Myers and Orlando as well as international service to Cancun, Mexico and Montego Bay, Jamaica.
“We are looking forward to the start up of new service from Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport to some of our most popular vacation destinations,” said Stan Gadek, Sun Country’s president and CEO. “Mexico, the Caribbean, Florida and Las Vegas will now be available to the greater Lansing area with non-stop flights featuring low fares and award-winning service including First Class,” Gadek went on to say.
Robert Selig, executive director of Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport, welcomed Sun Country to the market:
“We are thrilled to partner with Sun Country Airlines and Apple Vacations to expand our international program and introduce new domestic destinations,” Selig said. “Our travelers will now enjoy non-stops flights to five new exciting destinations and we are confident that the new service will be very popular with Michigan travelers.”
To launch Sun Country’s new service, the airline also announced today introductory fares as low as $89* one way to the new destinations:
Tickets can be purchased immediately at SunCountry.com or by calling our friendly Reservations Department at 1-800-359-2386 (5:00am-Midnight, Central Time). The new service will operate seasonally through May 1, 2011.
Sun Country Vacations, in conjunction with Sun Country Airlines, is celebrating the start of the new Lansing service with special deals on airfare, hotels, car, attractions and more. Visit Sun Country Vacations at SunCountry.com or call toll-free 1-877-835-2386 for more information.
Flight schedules are as follows:
Lansing to Cancun, Mexico
Flights will depart Lansing on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:15am and arrive in Cancun at 10:00am (all times local). Return service will operate on the same days at 10:55am for a 3:30pm arrival back in Lansing. Friday service begins December 31; all other days begin December 22, 2010.
Lansing to Montego Bay, Jamaica
Beginning December 26, 2010, flights to Montego Bay will depart Lansing each Sunday at 7:00am and arrive at 10:55am. Return service will operate on the same days at 11:50am for a 3:50pm arrival back in Lansing.
Lansing to Orlando
Each Wednesday and Saturday, flights to Orlando will depart Lansing at 4:25pm and arrive at 6:55pm. Return service will operate on the same days at 7:40pm for a 10:15pm arrival back in Lansing.
Between December 28, 2010 and January 4 as well as February 22 and April 5, 2011, Sun Country will also operate Tuesday service between the two cities with flights departing Lansing at 8:40am and arriving in Orlando at 11:10am and return service departing at 11:55am for a 2:30pm arrival.
Lansing to Ft. Myers
Service between Lansing and Ft. Myers will operate 3-4 days a week during the winter and spring. Thursday service will depart Lansing at 8:00am and arrive in Ft. Myers at 10:45am, returning at 11:30am for a 2:15pm landing in Lansing.
On Mondays and Fridays, flights will depart Lansing at 4:30pm and arrive in Ft. Myers at 7:15pm. Flights will depart Ft. Meyer at 8:00pm and arrive back in Lansing at 10:45pm. During peak travel periods, a Tuesday roundtrip will be offered at the same times.
Lansing to Las Vegas
Sun Country will operate two weekly roundtrips between these cities with service on Thursdays and Sundays. Thursday’s roundtrip will depart Lansing at 3:00pm, arrive in Las Vegas at 4:05pm and return at 5:00pm to arrive back in Lansing at 11:30pm.
Sunday service to Las Vegas will depart Lansing at 4:50pm and arrive at 5:55pm. Service between Las Vegas and Lansing will depart at 6:40pm and arrive in Lansing at 1:10am on Mondays.
*Stated fare must be purchased by July 9, 2010 for travel between December 22, 2010 and April 30, 2011. Stated fare is for base ticket price and Federal Excise Tax only; other taxes and fees, including the Federal segment tax of $3.70 per U.S. domestic flight segment, defined as one takeoff and landing; up to $18 per roundtrip in local airport Passenger Facility Charges and the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per U.S. enplanement, up to $5 per one way or $10 per roundtrip are extra. Stated fares are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets. Seats are limited; space may not be available on all flights. Schedules are subject to change. Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be changed for a $75 change fee plus the difference to the new fare. Names can be changed for a $75 per ticket fee. Passengers may save money by checking their first bag for $20 each way and check a second bag for $30 each way if purchased more than 24 hours prior to outbound departure, or pay $25 each way for the first bag and a second bag fee of $35 each way if paid for at the airport; each bag is not to exceed 62 linear inches (length plus width plus height) and 50 pounds. For additional baggage information, please visit our online help www.suncountry.com/help.