Wednesday 17th of April 2024

Sun-Soaked Escapes: Air Transat Extends Winter Travel Season with New Flights from London, Ont.

"Escape the Chill: Air Transat Expands Winter Travel from London, Ont. to Tropical Paradises"

If the cold, dreary November weather has you yearning for turquoise-blue waters and white sandy beaches, your travel dreams may soon become a reality. London International Airport has exciting news for winter wanderers, announcing the launch of the first winter flights from YXU to the sun-soaked destinations of Cancun, Mexico, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The inaugural flight is set to take off on Saturday, inaugurating a season of tropical getaways.

Scott McFadzean, the president and CEO of London's airport, expressed enthusiasm about the extended partnership with Air Transat, noting that this winter season will see a doubling of seat capacity in London for the first time. The London to Cancun route commenced on November 4, featuring non-stop weekly flights on Saturdays. Starting from December 21, 2023, until April 27, 2024, service will intensify, operating twice weekly on Thursdays and Saturdays.

For those with a penchant for Punta Cana, the route officially commenced on November 5, offering non-stop weekly flights on Sundays. From December 22, 2023, to April 28, 2024, the service will double, with departures scheduled on Sundays and Fridays.

Michèle Barre, Air Transat's chief revenue officer, expressed excitement about meeting the growing demand for these sought-after sun destinations. Barre emphasized that the extended winter season provides Ontario customers with convenient access to beautiful beach getaways, promising memorable vacations filled with stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, and unforgettable experiences. Winter travel from London, Ontario just got a whole lot sunnier!

"In Closing: London International Airport and Air Transat Bring Sunshine to Winter Travel"

As the winter season unfolds, London International Airport's collaboration with Air Transat is set to transform the travel landscape for residents of London, Ontario. The announcement of winter flights to Cancun, Mexico, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, signals a tropical escape for those yearning to trade November's cool, dreary weather for turquoise-blue waters and sandy beaches.

Scott McFadzean, the president and CEO of London's airport, expressed optimism about the strengthened partnership with Air Transat, highlighting the doubling of seat capacity in London for the first time. The convenience of non-stop weekly flights to Cancun and Punta Cana, with increased frequency during peak periods, reflects a response to the growing demand for sun-soaked getaways.

Michèle Barre, Air Transat's chief revenue officer, echoed the excitement, emphasizing the popularity of these sun-drenched destinations among travelers from London. The extended winter season not only caters to this demand but also promises Ontario customers access to memorable vacations, enriched with natural beauty, vibrant culture, and unforgettable experiences.

As the inaugural flight takes off, the collaboration between London International Airport and Air Transat invites travelers to embark on a winter filled with warmth and relaxation, fostering a new era of tropical adventures for those seeking respite from the winter chill. The skies above London, Ontario are now a gateway to sun-kissed paradises, ensuring that the winter travel season takes on a distinctly brighter hue for eager jet-setters.