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Sunwing Airlines to operate weekly vacation flights for Kelowna, BC to Ixtapa, Mexico for this winter season

Sunwing Airlines (Toronto-Pearson) is planning to launch a new route from Kelowna, British Columbia to Ixtapa, Mexico for the upcoming winter season. Flights from Kelowna to Ixtapa will start on Thursday, December 19, 2013 and operate weekly until March 27, 2014.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Sunwing expands its fleet during it busy winter season adding extra Boeing 737-800s from European carriers who experience slower demand during their winter seasons. This creates a variety of hybrid color schemes during the winter months. One example is this Boeing 737-8K5 C-FYUH (msn 34689) leased from TUIfly in their colors but with Sunwing markings.

See the whole fleet – Sunwing Airlines: AG Slide Show

WestJet adds four new winter routes, including Calgary-Miami

WestJet (Calgary) announced today they are adding four new nonstop routes, two new year-round routes and increased frequency on 29 existing routes as part of the 2013-2014 winter schedule. Domestic routes now benefit from enhanced frequency in addition to several popular sun destinations, including Manzanillo and Ixtapa, Mexico, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, Varadero, Cuba and Hewanorra, St. Lucia.

WestJet Encore adds new nonstop routes to the network with flights between Winnipeg and Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Regina and between Vancouver and Kamloops, British Columbia. WestJet Encore frequency increases on routes between Calgary and Kamloops and routes between Edmonton and Saskatoon, Edmonton and Regina and Edmonton and Grande Prairie, Alberta. The WestJet Encore operated route between Vancouver and Victoria will also increase in frequency for the winter schedule.

Beginning October 27, 2013, WestJet moves from seasonal to daily year-round service between Toronto (Pearson) and Fort McMurray, Alberta and three-time weekly service between Toronto (Pearson) and Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Popular U.S. destinations will also see an increase in service with one new nonstop route between Calgary and Miami and more frequency between Calgary and Phoenix , Calgary and San Diego, Calgary and Orlando, Florida as well as Kelowna to Phoenix .

Details of WestJet Encore’s new non-stop routes are:

Routes Frequency Dates
Winnipeg – Saskatoon Twice daily
(Mon – Fri)
Once daily
(Sat – Sun)
February 15, 2014 – April 26, 2014
Winnipeg – Regina Twice daily
(Mon – Fri)
Once daily
(Sat – Sun)
January 15, 2013 – April 26, 2014
Vancouver – Kamloops Daily November 25, 2013 – April 26 2014

Details of WestJet’s new non-stop Calgary – Miami route is:

Route Frequency Dates
Calgary – Miami Four times weekly
(Mon/Thu/Fri/ Sat)
October 28, 2013 – December 14, 2013
Calgary – Miami Six times weekly
(Mon – Sat)
December 16, 2013 – April 26, 2014

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-8CT C-GKWA (msn 39089) arrives at Toronto (Pearson).

WestJet: AG Slide Show

Sunwing Airlines to add two new seasonal routes from Montreal in December

Sunwing Airlines (Toronto-Pearson) will add weekly seasonal flights from Montreal (Trudeau) to both Aruba and Ixtapa, Mexico starting on December 16. The company is also adding extra frequencies to existing Caribbean routes.

The company issued this statement:

In response to a successful winter of sold out flights and with further enhancements to its leading product portfolio, Sunwing is announcing greater frequency to the popular resort destinations of Punta Cana, Varadero, and Cancun and the Mayan Riviera, with service up to twice daily.

Sunwing has also announced new destinations, with direct service from Montreal to the Caribbean island of Aruba and Ixtapa, Mexico, starting in December of 2013.

Copyright Photo: Gilbert Hechema/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-8K5 WL C-FRZG (msn 35139) in the special 2011 Oasis Hotels and Resorts – Oasis Loves U livery climbs away from Montreal (Trudeau).

Sunwings Airlines: AG Slide Show