WARWICK, RI – June 25, 2020 – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to announce that Sun Country Airlines is resuming seasonal service at T.F. Green Airport (PVD) on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The airline is now in its second season at PVD providing service to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
Sun Country Airlines is the only airline that connects Rhode Island to Minnesota, which is home to many large corporate headquarters and a thriving culture and arts scene. Minneapolis-Saint Paul is also Sun Country Airlines’ home base, which means travelers have many opportunities for quick connections to additional locations from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Flights are scheduled 4 days a week, on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday on B-737-800 aircraft with 186 seats. Flights from PVD will depart at 12:00 p.m. and arrive at MSP at 1:58 p.m. Returning flights from MSP depart at 7:15 a.m and arrive in PVD at 11:00 a.m. Fights are currently available for booking through the end of November, 2020.
Sun Country Airlines is a privately held company based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, has more than 35 years of experience, and has earned a reputation for offering world-class service at an affordable price. A leader in leisure travel, offering scheduled passenger service on more than 85 routes to more than 50 popular destinations in the U.S., Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, many of which are served seasonally to match peak leisure travel demand. Since 2018, Sun Country has added 32 nonstop routes and nine new cities, including PVD, to its network.
T.F Green Airport (PVD) provides convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England. T.F. Green Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking and short lines, T.F. Green Airport was named as one of USA Today’s “Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2020.
Both Sun Country Airlines and T.F. Green Airport continue to take additional steps to ensure the health and safety of travelers. T.F. Green Airport cleaning crews continue enhanced sanitizing protocols, utilizing EPA and CDC approved hospital grade disinfectants, electrostatic sprayers, and automated cleaning technology to efficiently and effectively sanitize escalator railings and other high touch areas throughout the terminal. Passengers are also being encouraged to check with individual airline policies regarding COVID-19 policies, including facemask requirements. Updated links to airline specific COVID-19 travel alerts and safety requirements, are available on T.F. Green’s website at www.PVDAirport.com.