Sunwing Cancels Most Winter Flights out of Regina

Jan 17, 2023 | 12:06pm

More bad news today for customers of embattled airline carrier Sunwing. The information on the latest round of cancellations comes via numerous social media posts from travel agents across the province. Passengers affected by cancellations in December were forced to rebook flights – those rebooked flights are now cancelled. One caveat on the cancelation is […]

Airline executives say winter weather the culprit of messy holiday travel season

Jan 12, 2023 | 2:06pm

Airlines executives offered a mix of explanation and apology Thursday, as they laid the blame for the chaotic holiday travel season on Mother Nature. Representatives from Sunwing Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada appeared before the federal transport committee to explain to MPs what happened in the days before and after Christmas, when thousands of passengers […]

Sunwing ‘incredibly sorry’ after holiday travel disruptions leave customers stranded

Jan 5, 2023 | 11:53am

Sunwing has issued an apology to passengers left stranded after winter storms upended operations but says “most of our customers enjoyed their holidays with minimal disruption.” In a joint statement on Thursday, Sunwing Travel Group CEO Stephen Hunter and Sunwing Airlines president Len Corrado said they are “incredibly sorry for letting our customers down.” “We […]

Saskatchewan travel agents say they could lose thousands with Sunwing cancellations

Jan 5, 2023 | 8:23am

Kelly Klassen was driving to central Alberta with her family to visit her brother for the holidays when the emails started filling her inbox. The travel agent from Rosthern, Sask., says she had dozens of bookings affected by Sunwing’s decision last week to cancel service to Regina and Saskatoon for a month. The airline announced […]

Stranded passengers have all been returned from Mexico, Sunwing says

Jan 3, 2023 | 3:54pm

Sunwing says it has completed all of its scheduled recovery flights to bring home passengers stranded in Mexico after winter storms disrupted its operations during the holidays. The travel company says in a statement that its teams have worked around the clock to return its affected customers home. Some travellers from Saskatchewan say the airline […]

Airline Passengers Not Happy With Sunwing Rescue Plan

Jan 3, 2023 | 6:01am

Sunwing is getting shade from some travelers in Saskatchewan who claim the airline is leaving them stranded at airports in other provinces.Sunwing has been scrambling to bring hundreds of passengers home from sunny destinations after winter storms disrupted its operations over the holiday. On Friday, Sunwing Vacations announced it was suspending its flights from the Saskatoon […]

Local Company To Help Couples With Cancelled Destination Weddings

Dec 30, 2022 | 10:44am

Wedding bells aren’t ringing for couples who were planning on destination weddings in January – thanks to Sunwings cancelation of services to Regina and Saskatoon. Saskatchewan couples with destination weddings planned for January received some devastating news yesterday – with air carrier Sunwing announcing that they would not be servicing Regina and Saskatoon until February. […]

People from Regina remain stranded by Sunwing

Dec 30, 2022 | 10:38am

As bad of a week as Sunwing Airlines is having, for most of its passengers its worse. A series of weather cancellations and delays has thrown the destination carrier’s schedule into chaos stranding thousands of tourists in places like Mexico and Cuba. In Varadero, Cuba there are some 24 people from Regina who were due […]

Sunwing Cancels Service from Regina and Saskatoon

Dec 29, 2022 | 2:48pm

Its usually a gateway to a hot holiday somewhere, but right now Sunwing Airlines is in deep trouble. It announced it was discontinuing service to Regina and Saskatoon until at least February.  Anyone booked on flights in the coming weeks will be given an automatic refund.  The airline says it could take up to 30 […]

Sunwing still working to bring stranded passengers home from Mexico

Dec 29, 2022 | 1:42pm

Sunwing Vacations Inc. says it is sending out dozens of recovery flights this week to bring home thousands of passengers stranded in Mexico after winter storms disrupted its operations. “We continue to navigate unprecedented operational challenges, resulting in a number of ongoing flight delays,” said airline president Len Corrado in a statement. “We deeply apologize […]