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First international flight of 2022 set to take off from Capital Region International Airport

Nonstop service with ALG Vacations from LAN to Cancun starts Jan. 28, Punta Cana on Jan. 30

LANSING, Mich.— The Capital Region International Airport (LAN) on Friday will kick off its international service for 2022 with Apple Leisure Group (ALG) Vacations as the first flight of the season will depart from LAN to Cancun, Mexico at 8:30 a.m. The first flight to Punta Cana will depart on Sunday, Jan. 30.

Beginning Jan. 28 and concluding April 7, 2022 nonstop flights from Lansing to Cancun will depart three times weekly – Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – while nonstop flights will depart for Punta Cana on Thursdays and Sundays. Flights are provided by Swift Air, and Preferred Perks Plus or Premium Class reservations are also offered.

“We are thrilled to have our international service with ALG Vacations continue and be able to offer nonstop flights from LAN to popular vacation destinations like Cancun and Punta Cana,” said Nicole Noll-Williams, president and CEO of the Capital Region Airport Authority. “These nonstop flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic are another reminder that LAN is a gateway to convenient flights around the world.”

“Lansing and its surrounding area have been a successful market for vacation companies like our Apple Vacations, Funjet Vacations, Travel Impressions, and BeachBound brands for many years. We are grateful that both vacationers and travel advisors alike have helped make this a significant winter gateway to Mexico and Dominican Republic,” said Ray Snisky, group president, ALG Vacations.

To book your trip, contact your local travel agent or for additional information.


The Capital Region Airport Authority owns and operates the Capital Region International Airport (LAN), Mason Jewett Field Airport (TEW) and Port Lansing – a global logistics center and mid-Michigan’s only U.S. Port of Entry. The Capital Region International Airport is an important asset in the mid-Michigan community, driving $1 billion annually in economic impact with 700 people employed at the airport. The airport welcomes more than 352,000 visitors each year to connect throughout the country and the world. In addition to providing corporate and general aviation, the Capital Region International Airport moves 60.7 million pounds of cargo annually and is one of two airports in the state with a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station. Port Lansing, mid-Michigan’s only U.S. Port of Entry and home to Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) #275 covering eight counties, also features a 48,000-square-foot cargo facility and container freight station, and 425 acres of ready-to-develop land. For more information, go to and visit the airport’s FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter accounts.



Contact: Katherine Japinga