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ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vacation Express looks forward to providing travelers non-stop service from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Cancun International Airport (CUN) every Sunday from May 20 to July 29, 2018 with a bonus 3-night departure on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in addition to a robust 6-night Punta Cana program departing every Friday from May 18 to July 27, 2018 and 4-night escapes to the beautiful, Dominican shores every Thursday from May 24 to July 5, 2018.

“Vacation Express launched seasonal service from MSY to Cancun in 2013, and they have continued to grow in New Orleans, adding new destinations and additional frequencies,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. “We are happy to have them flying seasonally to Cancun, Mexico, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, this year.”

The 3-night escape to Cancun will be operated by Sunwing Airlines on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Passengers will be able to take advantage of a non-alcoholic beverage, snack and in-flight entertainment with the option to upgrade to Elite Plus for only $45 each way which includes extra legroom, priority check-in and boarding and a free checked bag weighing up to 66 pounds. All other flights to Cancun and Punta Cana will be operated by Swift Air, LLC. on a Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The value-packed flights will enable travelers to sit back and relax while enjoying a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and snack. Each traveler will be permitted one free carry-on bag and the option to purchase add-ons like Preferred Plus starting at $45 each way which includes seating in the front-rows with extra legroom, two alcoholic beverages, a snack box and a checked bag weighing up to 50 pounds.

While travelers may purchase airfare only for non-stop, roundtrip flights most travelers are booking vacation packages with air and staying at all-inclusive resorts. Packages can be booked online at VACATIONEXPRESS.com, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through a local travel agent.

About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. Now in business for over 25 years, Vacation Express is one of the country’s largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express’ exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at VACATIONEXPRESS.com. Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus, Miami Air International and Volaris. See operator/participant agreement for details.

Additional Notes: Small service fee of $10 applies when booking through Vacation Express Call Center. For full terms and conditions, hotel and description of all services, please refer to the Vacation Express 2018 Brochure, www.vacationexpress.com or call 1.800.309.4717. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. See operator/participant agreement for details. Public charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus, Miami Air International and Volaris. All flights subject to DOT approval. Packages are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Airfares are per person, reflect lowest available airfare at time of printing, are subject to change and based upon availability of class of service. Mandatory $10 Tourist Card must be purchased upon arrival to Punta Cana and is not included in airfare or package prices. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Registered Florida seller of travel no. St 38441. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration #2107538-40.

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Pamela Caltabiano | Public Relations Manager
[email protected] | 800.309.4717 x3098

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