First international flight of 2023 set to take off from Capital Region International Airport
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 27, 2023
Contact: Katherine Japinga
Nonstop service with Apple Leisure Group Vacations from LAN to Cancun starts Jan. 28, Punta Cana on Jan. 29, Montego Bay on Feb. 3
LANSING, Mich.— The Capital Region International Airport (LAN) on Saturday will kick off its international service for 2023 with Apple Leisure Group Vacations (ALG) as the first flight of the season will depart from LAN to Cancun at 8:30 a.m. The first flight to Punta Cana will depart on Sunday, Jan. 29, and the first flight to Montego Bay will depart on Friday, Feb. 3.
Beginning Jan. 28 and concluding April 6, 2023, nonstop flights from LAN to Cancun will depart three times weekly – Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Nonstop flights from LAN to Punta Cana will depart two times weekly – Sundays and Thursdays. Finally, beginning Feb. 3, 2023, nonstop flights from LAN to Montego Bay will depart once per week on Fridays. The flights are provided by Swift Air, and Preferred Perks Plus or Premium Class reservations are also offered.
“We are thrilled to officially kick off another year of our international service with ALG Vacations and to offer nonstop flights from LAN to popular vacation destinations like Cancun, Punta Cana and Montego Bay,” said Nicole Noll-Williams, president and CEO of the Capital Region Airport Authority (CRAA). “These nonstop flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic, as well as the return of Jamaica for 2023 are another reminder that LAN is a gateway to popular vacation destinations around the world – and it’s not too late to book your trip!”
“Lansing and Michigan’s Capital Region have continued to be a positive market for vacation companies like our Apple Vacations, Funjet Vacations and Travel Impressions brands for many years, and we always look forward to launching another successful year,” said Ray Snisky, group president, ALG Vacations. “We are grateful that both vacationers and travel advisors alike have helped make this a significant winter gateway to popular beach destinations.”
To book your trip, contact your local travel agent or visit www.FlyLansing.com and www.AppleVacations.com 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 63.5 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 FlyLansing.com and visit the airport’s Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts.