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Regional Air Service Partnership (RASP)

“The Minneapolis-St. Paul region is unique because it has a notable group of Fortune 500 companies that actually meet with and trust each other, and through the Regional Air Services Partnership, we’ve collectively made great strides in broadening the region’s global access and connectivity.”

- Rick King, EVP & CIO, Operations, Thomson Reuters




The GREATER MSP Regional Air Services Partnership (RASP) was created in 2017 to enhance globally competitive air service at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. More than 30 companies and the Metropolitan Airport Commission have partnered to:

  • Conduct air service-related market research in conjunction with airlines serving this region
  • Assist in the identification and justification of new and improved air service offerings
  • Engage appropriate public officials and corporate stakeholders for support to maintain and enhance competitive air service
  • Keep local businesses informed regarding opportunities and challenges facing the airport and airlines serving the region



RASP has significantly increased the global connectivity of the Greater MSP region with four new international flights:


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