As we get ready to close out the old year and welcome the new, we want to say THANKS to all who have helped make our air program at SUN so successful. While there are many organizations, government agencies, businesses and people all playing important roles, it's YOU, our SUN passengers - local residents, second homeowners, and visitors - who are also making a big difference. Your choice to FLY SUN helps support our our airport, our airlines and allows us to continue to add improve our air service for the benefit of our entire community.
May your 2020 be filled with many new travel adventures......and rest assured, we'll continue to due our part to make it easier and more convenient to get you anywhere you want to go.
FLY LOCAL. FLY SUN. CHEERS TO 2020!
WINTER SUN FLIGHTS - FULL SCHEDULE STARTS DEC 19
The SUN winter flight schedule: nonstop flights to 6 cities and more flights to SEA and ORD!
SEA: Alaska will offer daily nonstop flights PLUS 2 daily flights during the holidays, and 2 daily flights on Wed/Sat/Sun from mid-Feb through March
ORD: United will offer DAILY nonstop flights during the holidays, and weekly Saturday flights for the remainder of the season.
Plus daily nonstop flights to LAX, DEN, SFO, and SLC
Well, thankfully the white stuff arrived just in time for Sun Valley's opening holiday weekend, a big plus for our destination and all the happy skiers! And while recent winter storms caused flight delays and cancellations across much of the country, our SUN air travelers fared a bit better. While we did have some SUN flights diverted due to the snowy weather, our air travelers got to where they needed to go in the same day, thanks to our diversion busing program. This unique and complimentary program assists SUN air travelers with getting to their destination during those times when inclement winter weather affects flight operations at SUN. This is a much better alternative to having a flight cancelled or delayed, which would happen at most any other airport. We are proud to make an extraordinary effort to take care of our SUN passengers, and we know they appreciate it.
Get program details HERE. Be informed and prepared!
Note: Due to Alaska Airlines proprietary RNP approach, their nonstop flights to/from Seattle have much improved reliability at SUN - a 95% completion rate last winter and
NO diversions or cancellations of flights during the past week.
There are also exciting new developments in the works to improve reliability of all the airline flights to/from SUN. Check out the update from the SUN airport manager HERE
IN THE NEWS....
SUN air service success was recently featured in this ABC Channel 6 KIVI-TV segment..
Friedman Memorial Airport in Sun Valley will offer more direct flights this winter
This popular program is a great way for local businesses to offer the benefit of free skiing to their employees while also supporting air service! Big thanks to Sun Valley Resort for continuing to partner with FSVA to make this great deal possible!
SUN AIRPORT NEWS
TSA PreCheck Update GOOD NEWS!
TSA Pre✓® Screening Continues to Improve at SUN
For TSA Pre✓® eligible travelers, your TSA Pre✓® privileges have gotten more streamlined at SUN! Effectively immediately, TSA now offers "blended" TSA Pre✓® screening to eligible travelers. This means TSA Pre✓® eligible travelers will no longer have to wait for designated TSA Pre✓® screening times - you can jump in the designated TSA Pre✓® line and you will be processed through the security checkpoint when you arrive (remember, it is recommended you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to your departure time...)
Thank you to our TSA team for working diligently to improve the passenger experience at SUN.
MORE GOOD NEWS!
SUN Airport working to improve reliability for SUN flights....
Read the most recent update on the progress from Friedman Memorial Airport manager Chris Pomeroy
FMAA MEETING NOTICE
The next meeting of the Friedman Memorial Airport Authority:
Tuesday, December 3, 5:30pm Old Blaine County Courthouse, Hailey
FMAA board meeting agendas and packets available HERE