HARLINGEN, RGV – Sun Country Airlines has announced the return of air services between its hometown market, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Harlingen, Texas.

In flight since 1982, the Sun Country offers flight and hotel vacation packages through Sun Country Vacations®. Harlingen flights to Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Terminal will operate every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday from November 10, 2016 through April 23, 2017.

Zarir Erani
Zarir Erani

Zarir Erani, Sun Country Airlines President and CEO, said the service was being brought back due to popular demand, pointing out that Harlingen offers Sun Country travelers easy access to the Rio Grande Valley and the “beautiful coastlines” of South Padre Island.

“Our customers asked, and we listened. The return of service to Harlingen will be a win for customers looking to get away to the beach, take an outdoor adventure or a golf vacation, and more,” Erani said.

“We value the insights our passengers share with us, and we look forward to continuing to grow our roster of seasonal destinations.”

Sun Country is also  providing its own air and hotel packages. It is currently offering air and hotel package from Harlingen to Minneapolis/St. Paul, departing November 10, returning November 13, so that Rio Grande Valley shoppers can visit the Mall of America. The price for air and hotel combined is $463.

“We are excited to continue our long-standing partnership with Sun Country Airlines and look forward to offering additional nonstop flights between the Rio Grande Valley and Minneapolis this coming winter season via Harlingen,” said Marv Esterly, director of aviation at Valley International Airport.

With the addition of Harlingen, Sun Country Airlines services a total of 37 destinations throughout the year. For more information go to suncountry.com.