Sunwing flights set to take off from London, Ont., in December

2021-04-23 02:13:44

It might be exhausting to think about heading off to a sunny vacation spot whereas the province is within the midst of the third wave of the pandemic, however the London Worldwide Airport is casting a hopeful gaze to the top of the yr.

On Thursday, Sunwing introduced that it will likely be returning to London for the 2021-2022 winter season.

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The journey firm says it would provide weekly flights to Cancun, Punta Cana and Varadero from Dec. 15, 2021 to April 20, 2022.

“We’re delighted to be returning to London Worldwide Airport for the fifteenth yr,” says tour operations president Andrew Dawson.

“Now greater than ever, our prospects worth the convenience and comfort of having the ability to depart from their regional airport, and we’re happy to offer London residents frictionless trip experiences underneath our wing.”

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The resumption of flights will observe prolonged journey interruptions because of the pandemic.

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London Worldwide Airport president and CEO Mike Seabrook beforehand advised International Information that the airport misplaced all of its flights to the Caribbean and Mexico in March of final yr.

In January, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced that Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Air Transat had all agreed to cancel air companies to “all Caribbean locations and Mexico” till the top of April.

Suspensions have since been prolonged till the top of Might or early to mid-June, with some exceptions.

On Thursday, Seabrook mentioned in an announcement that “after over a yr of journey restrictions and staying dwelling, we’re wanting ahead to welcoming Sunwing again to London Worldwide Airport.”

Seabrook says vacationers will be capable to “safely head again to paradise proper from their doorstep.”

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The federal authorities has pledged to offer sufficient COVID-19 vaccine doses for everybody who desires a shot by the autumn.

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Within the interim, questions across the security air journey are resurfacing in relation to the unfold of variants.

Canada’s prime medical doctors warned on Wednesday that it’s virtually “unattainable” to maintain regarding mutations of COVID-19 in a foreign country.

Since April 6, greater than 100 worldwide flights touchdown in Canada have carried at the very least one constructive COVID-19 case on board, in response to the federal authorities.

— with recordsdata from International Information’ Kelly Wang and Rachel Gilmore.

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