Air Transat First Flight From Fredericton Airport

First Air Transat flight of the year takes off for the Dominican Republic

Excited travellers traded winter for summer this morning with Air Transat’s first flight of 2018 taking off for the Dominican Republic from Fredericton. The Fredericton International Airport Authority added a festive flair to the morning, hosting a special send-off featuring the Latin beats of Jon Bailey, Jason Flores, and Kelly Waterhouse, along with a few other surprises.

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Air Transat flies to Puerto Plata and Punta Cana Wednesdays from March 7 until May 2, 2018. Both destinations are in the Dominican Republic, and offer beautiful beaches, great resorts, and exciting day trips for travellers seeking a sunny getaway.

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Fredericton International Airport (YFC) serves approximately 398,000 passengers annually and offers direct daily service to the major hubs of Toronto (Pearson and Billy Bishop), Montreal, Ottawa, and Halifax, along with seasonal service to the popular sun destinations Cancun, Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria, Puerto Plata and Punta Cana. Through direct, indirect, and induced economic activity, YFC brings 513 jobs, $8.5-million in taxes, and $24-million in GDP to New Brunswick every year.