San Antonio Will Welcome Even More Travelers This Summer

CONTACT: Tonya Hope, Public Relations Manager
San Antonio Airport System

San Antonio (May 11, 2022) – Summer is expected to be a busy travel season, especially in San Antonio, one of the top tourists destinations in the country. Frontier and Sun Country Airlines both announced the resumption of nonstop flights to the Alamo City.

"The return of these flights gives travelers even more options to see our beautiful city this Summer and discover the charm that makes this city unique. This is also an opportunity for local travelers looking for low-cost family vacations to visit these popular destinations", said Jesus H. Saenz, Jr, Director of Airports, San Antonio Airport System. "We expect the airport to be extremely busy this season and we are prepared to welcome the traffic".

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Sun Country will resume seasonal service to Cancun, Las Vegas and Minneapolis. The flight to Minneapolis will run four times a week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, starting on May 20 and will continue until November 28. Sun Country will be the second carrier offering service from SA to Minneapolis. On May 27, Sun Country will begin service to Cancun operating four times a week on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays. This is a popular weekend trip, so the airline increased its flights from twice a week last summer to four times a week. The Las Vegas flight on Sun Country's Boeing 737 will operate twice weekly and the service is scheduled to begin in September. The carrier joins three other airlines flying to the destination from San Antonio.

Frontier will begin its year round service on May 26 to Atlanta with two weekly flights on Thursdays and Sundays. The airline will also start its year round service on June 10 with flights to Philadelphia on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. Prior to Frontier's announcement, Philadelphia was San Antonio's largest unserved market with over 125,000 passengers per year.

Both airlines will operate their flights on 186-passenger aircraft.

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