Canadian Airline Sunwing to commence flights to Bonaire this winter

***Direct Flights from Toronto to Bonaire***

Kralendijk (May 12, 2017) - Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) has announced that Sunwing will commence flights to Bonaire in mid-December 2017. Sunwing will offer weekly non-stop service from Toronto to Bonaire every Sunday on a Boeing 737-800 with a capacity of a 189 seats.

Sunwing Airlines is Canada’s  leading leisure airline and is the proud recipient of the Consumer Choice Award for its Toronto operations for four years running.

TCB has entered into a Marketing Incentive Agreement with Sunwing Vacations and Bonaire will be added into their destination portfolio. Bonaire will be promoted and marketed within Canada.

“We are pleased to announce that Sunwing will be launching its brand new direct flight from Toronto to the island of Bonaire. Our award winning island offers a variety of activities, both on land and in our marine park. With the addition of all-inclusive packages from our partners; Buddy Dive Resort, Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino, Delfins Beach Resort and Plaza Beach Resort, Bonaire will be the next top Caribbean destination to visit this winter,” said Maurice Adriaens, Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. “Sunwing’s commitment to launching this route demonstrates the airline’s confidence in the Bonaire tourism product.  We are excited to develop and deepen our partnership with Sunwing. This flight will give Bonaire greater exposure in the Canadian market and provide travelers with a convenient connection to Bonaire. Therefore, we encourage all Canadians to explore, to enjoy, and to become a part of Bonaire by absorbing our nature, our culture and activities,’’ he concluded.

The initiative to secure Sunwing to service Bonaire was led by private sector partners Mr. Marcel Brekelmans, General Manager and Mr. Richard Bilderbeek, Director of Sales and Marketing, Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire All Inclusive. Through their dedication and the collective commitment of other such entities as the Island Government, Bonaire International Airport, various hotel partners and the TCB, Sunwing will be servicing Bonaire for the first time, year-round, this winter.