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Air Transat celebrates its first direct flight to Santo Domingo!

Montreal, December 19, 2016 – Air Transat is proud to have inaugurated its first direct flight between Toronto and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, December 18. This new service will be offered every Sunday until April 30, 2017, on board a Boeing 737-800.

A unique colonial city in the Caribbean, Santo Domingo is a new gateway to the Dominican Republic, offering travellers access to the capital city’s superb beaches, located only a few kilometres by road from the downtown core, and the country’s rich history.

Air Transat’s flight program for the winter of 2016-2017 offers travellers 35 sun destinations, including five in the Dominican Republic:

  • La Romana

  • Puerto Plata

  • Punta Cana

  • Santo Domingo (New!)

  • Samana

Passengers flying down south will enjoy an incomparable travel experience with Air Transat, voted Best North American Leisure Airline at the Skytrax annual World Airline Awards in 2016.

About Air Transat

Air Transat is Canada’s No. 1 holiday travel airline in the Canadian and transatlantic markets. Every year, it carries some three million passengers to approximately 60 destinations in 25 countries. Based in Montreal, the company employs more than 2,500 people and operates a fleet of Boeing narrow-body and Airbus wide-body jets. In 2016, Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax. In recent years, the carrier has earned multiple distinctions for its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint. Since 2011, it has consistently ranked No. 1 in North America and in the Top 20 worldwide for energy efficiency by the Atmosfair Airline Index. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company active in air transportation, accommodation, travel packaging and distribution. Transat was awarded Travelife Partner status in 2016 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development. The preferred partner of vacationers, it will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2017.

For further information: Information : Caroline Gagnon, Advisor, Public Relations and Marketing Transat Tours Canada 514 987-1616, ext. 4662


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