Windsor Locks, CT – May 21, 2021 – The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is pleased to announce that Bradley International Airport will launch new, nonstop service to Minneapolis with Sun Country Airlines today.
“We are thrilled to offer new service on Sun Country Airlines giving our passengers even more options to travel conveniently and affordably,” said Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., Executive Director of the CAA. “While Sun Country Airlines is already familiar to Bradley International Airport due to their existing cargo and charter operations, we are excited that they are expanding their footprint at the airport with the introduction of passenger service to Minneapolis. We look forward to this strengthened partnership and future route launches with Sun Country Airlines.”
The service to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport operates twice a week as follows:
BDL to MSP: 11:40 AM EST (departure) – 1:40 PM CST (arrival)
MSP to BDL: 7:35 AM CST (departure) – 11:05 AM EST (arrival)
To book a flight, visit www.suncountry.com
In September, Sun Country Airlines will also be launching new, nonstop service from Bradley International Airport to Orlando.
About Sun Country
Sun Country Airlines is a privately held company based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Founded by a small group of pilots and flight attendants in 1983, the award-winning airline has established itself as a leader in leisure travel over its 37 years of service. The airline encourages guests to ‘Get to Going’, the embodiment of the brand’s purpose to help customers travel more with low fares and safe, reliable, nonstop service to more than 50 amazing destinations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The airline offers services from its Sun Country Charters and Sun Country Vacations divisions, and also operates a cargo business.
About Bradley International Airport
BDL Cares about your safety. In response to COVID-19, the airport has implemented new precautions, and was one of first airports in the nation to open an in-terminal COVID-19 testing site. Recently, the airport’s efforts were recognized with a health accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) World. Bradley International Airport is the second-largest airport in New England. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy. For more info, visit www.flybdl.org.
About The Connecticut Airport Authority
The CAA was established in 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham). The CAA Board consists of 11 members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government. The goal of the CAA is to make Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, bring in new routes, and support Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.
*Pictured left to right: Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Connecticut Airport Authority; James Jadoo, Regional Director of Ground Operations at Sun Country Airlines; Sharon Traficante, Deputy Executive Director, Administration and Operations at Connecticut Airport Authority.