Sunwing celebrates first flights of the season from Mont-Joli Regional Airport

CBJ Newsmakers

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunwing celebrated their return to Mont-Joli Regional Airport today for a second consecutive season. Weekly flight services to the popular vacation destinations of Cancun and Punta Cana will depart every Thursday until April 11, 2019, inclusive.

Sam Char, Executive Director for Sunwing Travel Group in Quebec, commented on the news, “We are pleased to be returning to Mont-Joli Regional Airport for the 2018-2019 season. Last year’s flight program was extremely well received and we’re looking forward to another busy winter taking our customers in the lower St. Lawrence regions to two of our most popular destinations.”

President of the Inter-municipal Board of Mont-Joli Regional Airport, Chantale Lavoie, commented on the news, “The positive response locally to Sunwing’s second season in Mont-Joli encourages us in our efforts to continue to provide Mont-Joli Regional Airport with even more destinations and services.”

Vacationers taking advantage of the new flight services can experience some of the tour operator’s latest resorts. Opening in early 2019, Royalton Cancun Resort & Spa provides All-In Luxury® vacations on the sparkling white-sand shores of Cancun. Guests can relax by the adults only rooftop pool or explore Cancun’s vibrant Hotel Zone nearby. Located on a pristine stretch of Playa Mujeres beach, recently opened Riu Dunamar benefits from its own Splash Water World water park together with complimentary water sports, kids program and nightly entertainment. Vacationers visiting Punta Cana can stay at Grand Memories Punta Cana, newly re-opened after extensive renovations. The resort is located just a short walk from famous Bavaro Beach and includes unlimited access to the on-site water park, one of the largest resort water parks in the Caribbean.

All Sunwing vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks with choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford, including the brand-new Tex Mex Grilled Chicken Wrap and famous Mac & Cheese. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

For more information or to book, visit or contact your travel agent.

About Sunwing

The largest integrated travel company in North America, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 33 airports across Canada to over 45 popular sun destinations. This scale enables Sunwing to negotiate the best deals and exclusive offers at all of the top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America. Renowned for its award-winning service, Sunwing is consistently voted the top leisure airline by travel agents and is the perennial winner of the Consumer Choice Award. Customers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine*, tea and coffee and non-alcoholic beverage service; together with a buy on board menu of light meals and snacks (including kids’ choices) inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Sunwing customers also benefit from the assistance of the company’s own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey.

* Service may be unavailable on select flights

For all media enquiries, please contact:

Rachel Goldrick
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Sunwing Vacations
1-800-387-5602 |

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