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Branson Airport Announces Additional Carrier for Non-Stop Flights

Sun Country Airlines today announced exclusive non-stop service from the Twin Cities to Branson, MO beginning May 11, 2009. The airline will fly to the popular tourist destination Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and will feature a $79 one-way* introductory fare. Sun Country offers the only non-stop service to Branson out of the Twin Cities.

Branson is best known for live entertainment, family attractions, award-winning theme parks, outdoor recreation and its warm Ozark Mountain hospitality. The destination features more than 100 live shows with talent such as the legendary Andy Williams and Broadway’s “Peter Pan”. Branson’s entertainment also includes comedy, acrobats, magic and the World’s Largest TITANIC Museum Attraction.

“We are excited about Sun Country’s service and the grand opening of the Branson Airport on May 11,” said Jeff Bourk, Executive Director of Branson Airport. “We look forward to welcoming Minnesota travelers to Branson where they can enjoy all the attractions we have to offer.”

“We are pleased to be the only airline offering service to Branson out of the Twin Cities,” said Stan Gadek, Chairman and CEO of Sun Country Airlines. “The addition of Branson is a positive step for Sun Country’s future. We look forward to providing non-stop service to a great new destination, featuring the low fares and award-winning service that Sun Country is known for.”

Branson becomes the 27th destination served by Sun Country from its hub in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Flights may be booked online at suncountry.com or by calling Sun Country reservations at 1-800-359-6786.

*Stated fare is for base ticket price only. Taxes and fees are not included.
Information courtesy of The Earth Times