Omaha airport adds new airline with twice-weekly flight to Minneapolis

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Omaha airport will be getting a new airline, which will provide nonstop service to Minneapolis.

The Omaha Airport Authority announced Tuesday that Sun Country Airlines will become Eppley Airfield’s eighth airline.

A twice-weekly flight between Omaha and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport will begin on May 26.

Those flights will be scheduled every Monday and Friday, according to a press release.

“The Omaha Airport Authority is pleased that Sun Country Airlines has chosen to add Omaha to its expanding route network with this new nonstop service,” Dave Roth, CEO of the Airport Authority, sadi in a press release. “Sun Country’s growth into Omaha is the reflection of a strong community that supports local air service.”

Flights can already be purchased at suncountry.com.

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