Non-Stop flights from London International Airport to sunny Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic began over the weekend with an extended season running through to the end of April 2024.

LONDON, ON – London International Airport has launched this winter’s first flights direct to sun and sand!  Air Transat now takes flight every week direct to Cancun and Punta Cana, ramping up to twice weekly in December. Passengers were thrilled to take advantage of the early start to the season and as they boarded the plane on the weekend, the airport handed out complimentary YXU sunglasses!

“The London International Airport and Air Transat continue to build on our strong partnership, and we are thrilled to see Air Transat extend their winter season, doubling seat capacity in London for the first time.” said Scott McFadzean President and CEO of the London International Airport. “We know Londoners love to take advantage of non-stop destinations, avoiding the hassle of major hubs. Now, you may start travel plans early or extend them later in the winter season to escape the cold!”

“We are proud to present an exciting flight program for winter 2023-2024, offering direct non-stop flights from London International Airport to Cancun and Punta Cana,” said Michèle Barre, Air Transat’s Chief Revenue Officer. “These highly sought-after sun destinations have always been popular among travelers from London, and we are thrilled to extend our winter season to meet the growing demand. With convenient access to these beautiful beach destinations, our Ontario customers can enjoy a memorable vacation filled with stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, and unforgettable experiences. We are committed to providing exceptional service and expanding our offer to ensure that our passengers have an amazing travel experience with Air Transat.”

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YXU – CUN (Cancun):       

Weekly on Saturdays (began Nov 4)

Twice Weekly, Thurs and Sat (beginning Dec 21 through to Apr 27)

YXU – PUJ (Punta Cana): 

Weekly on Sundays(began Nov 5)

Twice Weekly, Sun and Fri (beginning Dec 22 through to Apr 28)

Cancun, Mexico offers a wide range of all-inclusive resorts to choose from, fitting all budget and travel styles. Cancun’s vibrant nightlife and world-class entertainment are sure to impress! By day you could adventure on an excursion to a nearby Mayan ruin Chichén Itzá or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic has world-class all-inclusive resorts lining the coast, from budget-friendly getaways to luxury vacations. Bavaro Adventure Park offers 15 attractions including ziplining, Zorb bubbles, off-roading and a Jurassic World dinosaur park that kids will love.