Sunwing begins weekly flight to Cayman

Sunwing Airlines has commenced its seasonal direct flights between Toronto and Grand Cayman.

In February 2020, Sunwing Vacations will debut its seasonal service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Grand Cayman, which will run from February 2 to May 3. (Photo: Travel Week)

Canada-based began the Sunday-only flights on 2 February 2020 and will go until May 3.

The inaugural flight was met with celebration as citizens and government members gathered at the Owen Roberts International Airport for the occasion.

An aerial view of the Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

The flight facilitates travel for Canadians from the Toronto Pearson International Airport and Grand Cayman for the winter season.

Prior to launch, the travel planning company said “Vacationers who take advantage of this new flight service can stay at Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman…the only all-inclusive resort on the famous Seven Mile Beach. Guests can look forward to personalized service, convenient on-site dining and comfortable accommodation options with private balconies.”

Grand Cayman’s Margaritaville Beach Resort is featured by the airlines as an accommodation option for travellers.

The Cayman Islands welcomes half a million visitors last year.

Cayman welcomed more than half a million visitors last year, recording its highest stayover figures ever. Air arrivals to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman increased to their highest lecels with 62,900 and 30,500 visitors respectively.

Sunwing Airlines operates flights from approximately three dozen airports in Canada and the United States with a fleet comprising over 40 Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 aircraft. It currently flies to 45 destinations including Cuba, Jamaica, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia.