Sunwing Adds Additional Flight to Cuba from Windsor

Sunwing Adds Additional Flight to Cuba from Windsor. In response to the positive reception of Sunwing’s flights from Windsor to Varadero, Cuba, the tour operator is pleased to announce the addition of flights to Santa Clara, Cuba, with a choice of accommodations offered in Cayo Santo Maria. The new flights will depart on Sundays, commencing on December 23, 2012 until April 21, 2013.

“We are very pleased with the success of our existing flights from Windsor to Varadero for the upcoming winter,” said Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations. “We feel that the community will welcome the opportunity to experience our service to a second Cuban destination and that residents of Windsor will enjoy the benefits of the amazing quality of our hotels in Cayo Santa Maria.”

President and CEO, Federica Nazzani welcomes the excellent news, “We have been a proud partner with Sunwing Airlines and have long promoted the convenience and comfort of flying from Windsor International Airport to our customers. We are thrilled to see the addition of new service to meet the demands of our community and welcome the opportunity to serve you this winter.”

The beautiful island of Cayo Santa Maria is located in the Bahia de Buena Vista off the north coast of Cuba in the pristine Jardines del Rey archipelago. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, this tropical paradise offers visitors an excellent opportunity to encounter the varied flora and fauna as well as discover the local culture for an authentic Cuban experience.

Sunwing offers a great selection of hotels in Cayo Santo Maria to suit a variety of vacation needs. Some sample choices include the five star Memories Paraiso Beach Resort, part of Sunwing’s Family Collection, now available for $495 plus $290 in taxes per person for a SuperSale Room for departures on January 6 and 13, 2013, and the five star Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, part of Sunwing’s Adults Collection, now available at $895 plus taxes of $290 per person for a Junior Suite King Balcony Gardenview for departures on January 13, 20, and 27, 2013.

All Sunwing vacation packages from Windsor to Cuba include “Sunwing Airlines’ Champagne Service”, which features hot towel service, a choice of hot meals at lunch and dinner served with a choice of wine, and complimentary in-flight entertainment, including first run movies. For just $40 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing’s Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, separate check-in at a majority of airports, advance boarding, 30 kg baggage allowance, and extra legroom seats.

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About Windsor International Airport


Windsor International Airport (YQG) is owned by the City of Windsor and operated by Your Quick Gateway (Windsor) Inc., a federal share corporation of the City of Windsor. YQG is a full service airport serving scheduled and charter passenger airlines, private and military aircraft as well as cargo carriers. The Airport is situated on an international border between Canada and the United States, with a population approaching 5 million within a 45 minute drive. For more information, please visit our website at


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For all media inquiries please contact:


Daryl McWilliams

VP Media Relations

Sunwing Travel Group


Federica Nazzani

President and CEO

Windsor International Airport

519-969-2430 Ext. 420