Minnesota United today announced a partnership with Sun Country Airlines, making the Minneapolis-based airline the Official Airline of Minnesota United.
“Sun Country has provided excellent service and an elevated in-flight experience to our team these last two seasons. As we head into our 2022 season, we could not be more excited to call them our Official Airline partner,” said MNUFC CEO Shari Ballard. “In addition to the service provided to our players, Sun Country has been an incredible partner for our fans. We deeply appreciate their help in making air travel to our away games convenient and affordable and for directly helping to grow soccer across all of our communities.”
As the Official Airline partner for MNUFC, Sun Country will be providing non-stop service to select Minnesota United road game destinations, including matches at both LAFC and LA Galaxy, Seattle, New England, Houston, Colorado, Nashville and Portland. To view the schedule and book travel, fans can visit suncountry.com/en/mnufc. Additionally, Sun Country will be the Presenting Partner of Loon Landing pre-game activities on the Great Lawn at Allianz Field all season long. Fans can expect an elevated experience including promotional activities, live entertainment, prize giveaways, and more, for the following theme nights:
- May 28 vs. NYCFC – Sustainability Night
- July 30 vs. Portland Timbers – Pride Night
- August 20 vs. Austin FC
- October 9 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps - Fan Appreciation Night
“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Minnesota United,” said Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker. “As the official airline, we look forward to providing affordable and convenient travel options for Loons fans as they set out to support the team on the road.”
As a partner of Major League Soccer, Sun Country will continue to provide charter service to all MLS teams, building upon a relationship established in 2021. Sun Country Airlines began providing charter service to MLS during the summer of 2020 when the league returned to play following its COVID-19 hiatus. This new agreement provides for charter services pursuant to the requirements in the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Get tickets to the first five regular season home games in 2022 now before single game tickets go on sale in February with the First Five ticket package. Check our website at mnufc.com for more information and follow Minnesota United’s social channels for regular updates on the club.
About Minnesota United:
Professional soccer has been a part of Minnesota for over four decades and Minnesota United is at the forefront of growing the game at all levels. From the first team to the front office to the Development Academy to our work throughout the Twin Cities, the club’s goal remains the same: to promote soccer, the world’s game, and through it inspire and unite our community. We’ll accomplish this through a culture built on accountability, respect, excellence and honesty and by creating a fan experience and connection to the community second to none. In 2022, MNUFC returns to the pitch for its sixth season in MLS. Follow Minnesota United’s social channels and check our website at mnufc.com for regular updates on the club.
About Sun Country:
Sun Country Airlines is a new breed of hybrid low-cost air carrier that dynamically deploys shared resources across our synergistic scheduled service, charter and cargo businesses. Based in Minnesota, we focus on serving leisure and visiting friends and relatives (“VFR”) passengers and charter customers and providing CMI service to Amazon, with flights throughout the United States and to destinations in Mexico, Central America, Canada, and the Caribbean.