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Direct Flight from Williston to Las Vegas Announced

Posted: Jun 08 2021
Williston Basin International Airport (XWA) and Sun Country Airlines today announced that it will begin new, nonstop service from XWA to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) beginning September 2, 2021. The service will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays with introductory fares as low as $79* one-way.
“We know that so many people are excited to start traveling again, and we’re happy to offer folks in Williston the opportunity to travel to the Entertainment Capital of the World with us,” said Sun Country Airlines Chief Revenue Officer Grant Whitney. “We’re sure Williston-area residents will appreciate our brand of convenient, affordable travel, that makes it easy for them to get away to warm, fun-filled destinations like Las Vegas.”
Sun Country will offer the only nonstop flight to Las Vegas from XWA.
Sun Country Airlines currently operates a total of 96 routes across 71 airports in the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
“This is the opportunity we promised to people here in northwest North Dakota,” said City of Williston Mayor Howard Klug. “When we had our vision of XWA, we not only promised better air service for business travelers, but we also expanded opportunities for the leisure traveler. By working with Sun Country, we have kept our promise and we hope for expanded destinations in the future.”
Sun Country’s customer experience includes free in-flight entertainment, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service, a new mobile-friendly website with more self-service tools, and new interiors on each aircraft.
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Fares are valid for one-way travel and are inclusive of all government taxes and fees. Must be purchased by 11:59 pm CT (Central Time) on June 21, 2021. Additional baggage and other service fees may apply. Seats are limited, and fare may not be available on all flights or dates within the travel range.  Valid for new bookings only. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.
About Williston Basin International Airport
Williston Basin International Airport (XWA) is in Williston, North Dakota and services western North Dakota and eastern Montana. XWA opened October 10, 2019 and was the first new greenfield airport in the United States to be built from the ground up within the past nine years. The State of North Dakota, Federal Aviation Administration, and the City of Williston collaborated to build XWA. The 103,000-square-foot terminal has four gates with three passenger boarding bridges and is designed to accommodate about 300 passengers per hour at peak use and aircraft up to 250,000lbs.
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 cargo CMI services, with flights throughout the United States and to destinations in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
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