Sun Country Airlines announces new Reno-to-Portland service

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RENO, Nev.(KOLO) – Sun Country Airlines is becoming the 10th airline serving Reno-Tahoe International Airport, announcing new non-stop service between Reno and Portland, Ore. beginning in November 2018.

“We haven’t seen 10 airlines serve Reno in more than a decade, and adding Sun Country to Portland is an exciting announcement for our entire region,” says Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority President and CEO Marily Mora. “We’re very fortunate to be able to offer the opportunity for so many airlines to successfully operate here."

The new service will begin November 16, departing Fridays and Mondays from Portland at 3:20 p.m. and arriving Reno at 4:40 p.m. The flight will then depart Reno at 5:40 p.m., arriving in Portland at 7:05 p.m.

It’s anticipated the airline will fly a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Introductory fares for the new flight start as low as $59.

Sun Country was started in 1982 by a small group of pilots and flight attendants in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. The airline offers more than 50 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean.