Eagan, Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines, Inc., received authorization in 2016 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) to service two routes: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to Santa Clara (SNU), Republic of Cuba, and MSP to Matanzas (VRO), Republic of Cuba.
Sun Country Airlines, Inc., has requested that the USDOT authorize the company to delay implementation of the two routes until December 2017; the service was scheduled to commence in March 2017. The USDOT has granted the request to delay the service.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that Sun Country Airlines issued the following statement: “We remain optimistic and continue to work through logistics for dedicated Cuba service, but our priority is ensuring an easy and enjoyable travel experience for our customers upon arrival.”
The company has not posted updated information to its Internet site, www.suncountry.com
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