Vacation Express Expands Service Between Cancun and New Orleans

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Vacation Express has announced it will be offering expanded service to Cancun from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The additional direct flights are set to begin Friday, May 19 and run weekly through June 16, 2017.

Mark Reis, interim director for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, says the added flights will enhance the weekly, non-stop flight by giving more people the opportunity to enjoy the popular vacation destination.

The additional direct flights will supplement Vacation Express' popular non-stop flights departing between May 21 and July 30, 2017. The morning service to Cancun will include a stop in Tampa to pick up more passengers before arriving in Cancun.


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Vacation Express' roundtrip flights are operated by Swift Air, LLC on Boeing 737-300 series aircraft. These flights enable travelers a chance to relax along with a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and snack. Each traveler is permitted one free carry-on bag and the option to upgrade to a money-saving deal. Money-saving bundles start at $39 each way with the Preferred Plus upgrade which includes two complimentary alcoholic beverages, a snack box, spacious front-row seating and a free checked bag weighing up to 44 lbs.

Travelers can purchase roundtrip airfare for $317 with all taxes included, or bundle air with an all-inclusive resort starting at $849 in Cancun and $749 in Riviera Maya. Additionally, children under 12 can stay free at some resorts.

Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in vacation packages to more than 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica and Cuba.

Packages to Cancun can be booked by calling by calling 1-800-309-4717 or online at

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