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July 1, 2013

Sun Country Airlines Starts Daily Service to Chicago Midway from Minneapolis/St. Paul

CHICAGO -- Today, Sun Country Airlines launched nonstop daily service to Chicago Midway International Airport from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

Flights will operate twice daily.

Chicago is the newest addition to Sun Country’s route network of year-round destinations including: Boston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, New York City (JFK), Seattle, San Francisco and Washington DC.

“On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I am pleased to welcome Sun Country Airlines to Chicago Midway International Airport,” said Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA). “Midway offers outstanding facilities, and easy access and a convenient location in the heart of Chicago - one of the world’s best destinations.”

Sun Country has been recognized for its passenger service by being ranked in the Top Ten Domestic Airlines lists by Travel+Leisure for six years in a row and by Condé Nast Traveler for three years in a row.

“Chicago is one of the most popular routes from the Minneapolis airport and is the most frequently requested new destination by our customers,” said John Fredericksen, CEO of Sun Country Airlines. “We are confident our passengers will be thrilled to receive our award-winning service to Chicago at an affordable price. “