Uncasville, CT (June 9, 2023) - Today, the Connecticut Sun announced its partnership with Breeze Airways, the Seriously Nice airline at Bradley International Airport.
The partnership comes with a slew of activations and giveaways for Connecticut Sun fans to enjoy, and after every win, Breeze Airways at Bradley International Airport will be the presenting sponsor of the "Seriously Nice Player of the Game."
“Breeze couldn't be more excited to team up with the Connecticut Sun, our very first professional sports partner," said Tom Doxey, Breeze Airways' President. "We are big fans of women's athletics and have been following the growth of both the WNBA and the Sun. As we grow our base of operations at Hartford's Bradley International Airport, this partnership will continue to show Breeze's commitment as a Nice Low Cost Carrier for Connecticut families and communities. Go Sun!"
“We are thrilled with Breeze’s continued growth at Bradley International Airport, which has led to the introduction of many low-cost nonstops, new job creation and now also extends into involvement with our community. With this new partnership underway, we look forward to welcoming Connecticut Sun fans at Bradley International Airport and onboard Breeze Airways.” - Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Connecticut Airport Authority.
The hallmark of the Sun's partnership with Breeze Airways at Bradley International Airport is the Connecticut Sun's Home Court Advantage program. Whenever the Sun win at home, a season ticket member wins a free round trip of their choosing, to anywhere Breeze Airways flies from Bradley International Airport.
In addition to the Home Court Advantage program, Breeze Airways at Bradley International Airport will also be sponsoring the Connecticut Sun's Fan Flyaway Giveaway. One lucky fan will win two tickets on Breeze Airways out of Bradley International Airport to the Connecticut Sun's away game against the Phoenix Mercury on August 10, 2023 at 10:00 PM EST/7:00 PM PST at the Footprint Center. The Fan Flyaway Giveaway includes free hotel accommodations, meals, and game tickets. Any fan hoping to win this prize, should enter to win here. The last day to enter will be on August 1 at the Sun's home game against the Minnesota Lynx at Mohegan Sun Arena, and the winner will be contact via phone/email by Friday, August 4.
"The Connecticut Sun is so thrilled to add these exciting fan experiences to our high-energy home games. We are always looking for ways to provide added value and excitement for our fans when they walk into Mohegan Sun Arena, and Breeze Airways at Bradley International Airport is yet another valued partner who is helping us do just that." - Morgan Tuck, Director of Franchise Development and Assistant General Manager
About Breeze Airways Breeze Airways began service in May 2021. One year later, it was ranked as the No. 2 U.S. best domestic airline of 2021 by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards. Breeze now offers a mix of about 150 year-round and seasonal nonstop routes between 35 cities in 21 states. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with a focus on providing efficient and affordable flights between secondary airports, bypassing hubs for shorter travel times. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features – including complimentary family seating - delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Flights are on sale at flybreeze.com and via the Breeze app.
About Bradley International Airport
Bradley International Airport (BDL) is New England’s second-largest airport. Recognized nationally by leading travel publications for its ease of travel, Bradley International Airport is ready to welcome you with new nonstops and expanded services. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy.
The Connecticut Sun's next home game will be Change Can’t Wait Night against the Atlanta Dream on Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 PM EST.
Established in 2003, the Connecticut Sun is a professional women’s basketball team in the Women’s National Basketball Association that takes residence at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit www.connecticutsun.com or call 1-877-SUN-TIXX.