Photo Gallery: When Pigs Fly

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by Nick Benson
Topics: Sun Country

The St. Paul Saints are no stranger to unusual promotional events, and today was no exception. The minor league baseball team partnered with Sun Country Airlines for "When Pigs Fly," where an adorable piglet mascot was flown into St. Paul Downtown Airport from airline's headquarters at MSP.

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Daenerys Porkborn of House Hoggaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of the Hamdals and the First Swine, Protector of the Seven Troughs, the Mother of Pigs, the Khalgreasy of the Great Grass Field, the Unburnt, the Breaker of Leashes. Aka Daenerys Hoggaryen

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Sun Country staff getting acquainted with the new mascot.

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The Captain described today's mission as, "unique."

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Infielder Devon Rodriguez and mascot Daenerys Hoggaryen are the center of attention.

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Emerging after arrival at STP.

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It's very unusual to see a commercial airliner at STP - there is no scheduled service here.

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Muddonna and Sunny

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Staff from Signature Flight Support STP pose with Sunny, Daenerys Hoggaryen, and Muddona.

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The tail of a 737 is pretty large when you're right next to it! Sun Country departing after the event.

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Nick lives in Burnsville, MN with his wife and three children. He grooves on railroad and aviation photography, geography, weather, and LEGO. A freelance web developer, he started JetTip's smart flight alert service in 2017. He can frequently be found atop a step ladder at MSP's Aircraft Viewing Area.