Sunwing is offering travellers in the Hamilton and the Greater Golden Horseshoe area more tropical destination options than ever, with a total of six flight services available this coming winter.

New destinations include Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria and Cancun (pictured above). The travel company is also bringing back perennial favourites Montego Bay and Punta Cana, along with Varadero which will benefit from twice-weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays for the first time.

Travellers looking to head to Cuba can take advantage of Sunday flights to Cayo Coco between Dec. 15, 2019 and April 12, 2020. A weekly flight service to Cayo Santa Maria will operate on Fridays from Dec. 13, 2019 until April 10, 2020.

Those looking to visit Mexico can take advantage of weekly flights to Cancun departing on Sundays from Dec. 15, 2019 until April 12, 2020.

Returning favourite Punta Cana is available on Fridays from Nov. 8 until April 10, 2020 and Montego
Bay on Saturdays from Dec. 14 to April 11, 2020.


Air Canada has introduced two new winter services from Quebec City to Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Flights to Cancun begin Dec. 21 and operate until April 11, 2020, while Punta Cana flights start Dec. 22 and run until April 12, 2020.

Flights will be aboard a 200-seat all-economy Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321.

Travellers who book their next winter getaway departing from Quebec City to Cancun or Punta Cana can benefit from a vacation package offer through Air Canada Vacations that will save them $200 per couple or $400 per family.


American Airlines has re-introduced service from Halifax to Philadelphia.

The non-stop service allows American travellers to easily visit the Maritimes, while offering Maritimers an opportunity to access all that Philadelphia and its connecting cities have to offer.

“We’re happy to have American Air-lines back in Halifax, serving our region once again,” said Joyce Carter, president and CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA). “Having destinations like Philadelphia and New York LaGuardia… provides more options for travellers, with the added benefit of boosting inbound trade and tourism to our own region.”

American Airlines, which is returning to Halifax for the first time since early 2017, is confident in this strategic return. The airline announced 18 additional routes in late 2018.