February 01, 2015 5:50 AM ET


Company Overview of Sunwing Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

Sunwing Airlines, Inc. provides airline services. The company operates flights to various European destinations, including the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Italy, Holland, Spain, and Scotland; and Mexico. It also offers flight protection plans, cargo services, E-Ticket documents, and in-flight entertainment. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Toronto, Canada with regional offices in Canada, the Caribbean, and Continental Europe. Sunwing Airlines, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Sunwing Travel Group Inc.

27 Fasken Drive

Toronto, ON M9W 1K6


Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Sunwing Airlines, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sunwing Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

Sunwing Airlines Begins Direct Flight Service from Grande Prairie to Cancun, Mexico

Sunwing Airlines announced the introduction of a convenient direct flight service to Cancun, Mexico for the first time on December 24, 2014. Passengers will enjoy a welcome glass of champagne, complimentary Hot & Fresh Bistro Meals served with wine, and in-flight entertainment with free headsets as part of the airline's award-winning Champagne Service on their way to this popular Mexican destination. They'll also benefit from a generous 20 kg baggage allowance. The launch of this convenient direct route is even more significant as it coincides with the grand opening of two exceptional new resorts exclusive to Sunwing Vacations, Royalton Riviera Cancun and an adults only, 'resort within a resort' The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun. A new addition to Sunwing's Family Collection, the Royalton Riviera Cancun will cater to vacationers seeking plentiful activities and a wide array of amenities. Families can also look forward to a number of thoughtful little extras including beach towels delivered to their room, spacious family accommodation and Kids Stay, Play and Eat Free deals. The supervised Kids Club keeps the little ones busy with a splash pad and playground, while the Teen Club offers video games, billiards, table tennis, and free Wi-Fi.

Sunwing Airlines Finalizes Aircraft Leasing Contract with Air Lease Corporation Worth $350 Million

Sunwing Airlines confirmed that a deal worth $350 million had been finalized with Air Lease Corporation to supply the carrier with two Boeing 737-800 and four 737 MAX 8 aircraft over a four year period commencing in early 2016. The deal represents the larger single financial investment that the company has ever made to increase and upgrade its airplanes; once delivery has been taken the airline's fleet will number 22 year round aircraft.

Sunwing Airlines to Launch Direct Flights from Buffalo to Punta Cana, D.R. and Cancun, Mexico This Winter

Sunwing Airlines to launch direct flights from Buffalo to Punta Cana, D.R. and Cancun, Mexico this winter. Departing from Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Saturdays, services to Cancun International Airport will begin January 17, 2015 and operate until May 9, 2015, while flights to Punta Cana International Airport will be available between February 14, 2015 and May 9, 2015. The new routes represent the first direct scheduled international destinations to be offered, increasing the number of airports accessible via a direct connection from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to 22. Sunwing Airlines' non-stop flights are operated on 737-800 series aircraft which seat 189 passengers. These ‘low cost, high frills’ flights enable travellers to start off their vacation in style with a complimentary welcome glass of champagne. Passengers will also be able to sit back and relax while enjoying award winning onboard service along with Hot & Fresh Bistro meals served with a choice of wine plus complimentary in-flight entertainment and children's activity kits. Sunwing travellers departing from Buffalo this winter will be able to choose from a broad selection of all-inclusive vacation packages in both Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Cancun, Mexico. Offering an array of properties and exclusive products to suit a number of different tastes and budgets ranging from adults only to group and family vacations, Sunwing resorts in both locations stand out for their beachfront settings, wealth of land and water sports, varied dining options and children's activities. Introductory pricing for a one-week vacation from Buffalo to Cancun starts from just $1,135 + $140 taxes per person, based on double occupancy at Oasis Tulum departing on January 17, 2015. Buffalo departures to Punta Cana start from just $1,195 + $170 taxes per person, based on double occupancy at Vista Sol Punta Cana departing on May 2, 2015.

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