Sun Country Airlines Chooses Sabre Airline Solutions

Sun Country Airlines and Sabre Airline Solutions announced today the
successful implementation of Sabre Aerodynamic Traveler Web Check-in and
Sabre Aerodynamic Traveler Gate Reader, part of the integrated Sabre
Aerodynamic Traveler Passenger Processing suite of passenger processing
tools. The services will be delivered via Sabre Airline Solutions’ eMergo
web-enabled and dedicated network solutions, an applications service
provider (ASP) offering.
Use of the Internet by airline customers for flight check-in increased by
300 percent in 2003, with 27 percent of business travelers and 23 percent
of leisure travelers using the Internet for check-in, according to
industry reports by Forrester and Giga research firms. Sun Country
Airlines and Sabre Airline Solutions are meeting industry demands by
providing passengers with more convenient check-in and boarding options.

“Our customers needed relief from the longer lines at the Humphrey
Terminal,” said Mark Ondrey, Director of Information Technology with Sun
Country Airlines. “The collaborative efforts of Sabre Airline Solutions
and the Sun Country staff have already paid off, with more than a third of
our passengers having checked in for their flights at in
just the first two weeks of availability. The improvements at the gates
have enhanced the efficiency of our airport staff activities and we’ve
received extremely positive passenger feedback, making this implementation
a true win-win for everyone involved.”

The three-year agreement demonstrates Sun Country’s commitment to
providing its passengers with the newest automation designed to improve
their airport experience. “By choosing the Aerodynamic Traveler Web
Check-in and Gate Reader, Sun Country is providing its passengers with
technology that has streamlined the boarding process from check-in to
take-off,” said Steve Clampett, president, Airline Products and Services,
for Sabre Airline Solutions.

The implementation also is a testament to Sabre Airline Solutions’ ability
to provide key airport automation for the advantage of its airline
clients. “Sun Country is positioning itself ahead of the curve by using
technology that is both accommodating and cost-effective,” Clampett
continued. “Those carriers that anticipate and prepare for changing
industry dynamics, such as the trend towards passenger self-service
check-in, will reap the competitive advantage that helps ensure their
short- and long-term profitability.”

Initially, these systems will be in use at the Humphrey Terminal at the
Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport, the Sun Country primary airport


Sun Country Airlines, based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, offers
flights to more than 30 destinations in the United States, Mexico and the
Caribbean. With its fleet of new Boeing 737-800s, superlative
maintenance/operations, and outstanding crews, Sun Country Airlines offers
a premier scheduled airline service and also has strong partnerships with
some of the most reputable charter tour operators nationwide. More
information about Sun Country Airlines is available at .

Sabre Airline Solutions, a Sabre Holdings company, is the world’s largest
provider of software products, reservation and departure control systems
and consulting services to help airlines simplify operations and lower
costs. Over 200 airlines worldwide use Sabre Airline Solution’s broad
portfolio of software solutions for decision-support tools to increase
revenues and improve operations. Over 100 airlines worldwide rely on Sabre
Airline Solutions for passenger management solutions, with 15 new carriers
added and nine carriers renewals for SabreSonic advanced reservations and
departure control solution in 2003. In addition, more than 100 clients
worldwide have turned to Sabre Airline Solutions consulting group for
strategic, commercial and operational consulting. More than 500 contracts
worldwide were signed in 2003 within Sabre Airline Solutions.

Sabre Holdings Corporation is a world leader in travel commerce, retailing
travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for
the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at .

Sabre Airline Solutions, the Sabre Airline Solutions logo, Aerodynamic
Traveler Web Check-in, Sabre Aerodynamic Traveler Gate Reader and eMergo
are trademarks and/or service marks of an affiliate of Sabre Holdings
Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the
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