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  • Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing have updated information in wake of advisory

    TORONTO — It was a gruelling weekend for travel agents and suppliers. A number of airlines and tour operators have updates in the wake of the federal government’s global travel advisory, announced Friday, warning Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada, a warning that set off an unprecedented wave of rebookings and cancellations. Sunwing notes that the federal government has given assurances that flights arriving back to Canada from sun destinations including those in the Caribbean and Mexico…

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  • Sunwing focuses on repatriation with 100K passengers in destination

    TORONTO — Sunwing is letting passengers and agents know that all southbound flights March 17 – April 9 are cancelled and that it is shifting its focus to repatriation flights as it works to bring Canadians home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sunwing currently has some 100,000 passengers in destination. The first four rescue flights, three from Toronto and one from Montreal, flew home 500+ Canadians from vacation destinations in Honduras, Aruba, Panama and St. Maarten yesterday. All of these countries…

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  • Sunwing partners with Swoop to expand destination network

    Canadians looking for a tropical escape that’s easily accessible from their local airport have even more options to choose from this coming winter thanks to a new agreement between leading tour operator, Sunwing, and ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop. Sunseekers departing from Hamilton, London, Abbotsford, Edmonton and Winnipeg can now book vacation packages with the tour operator that include a Swoop flight. Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing, commented on the news, “Saving our customers time and money by providing…

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  • Sunwing to offer flights from Mont-Joli, Quebec for the first time this coming winter

    Sunwing is excited to announce that it will be adding a new Quebec gateway for this coming winter. Beginning Thursday December 21, 2017 and operating weekly until March 22, 2018 travellers will be able to depart from Mont-Joli, in the Bas St-Laurent region, to the popular vacation destination of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  This will be the first time that local residents have ever had the opportunity to travel to a sun destination from their local airport. The addition of the new gateway by Sunwing also means…

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  • Sunwing resumes popular summer flight services to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver

    Sunwing will be offering a summer service to three popular Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto for a third consecutive year. From May 17 to September 03, 2017 inclusive, West coast travellers can enjoy convenient access to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Montego Bay, Jamaica and the island of St. Maarten.  From June 1st until September 1st, 2017, flight connections to Punta Cana are available on Thursdays and Sundays, and Montego Bay is accessed via weekly service departing each Saturday from June 3rd until September 3rd, 2017. Plus, vacationers headed to St. Maarten can take advantage of regular Wednesday service between May 17th and August 31st, 2017. As Canada’s #1…

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