Sunwing Airlines Press Release
Toronto, ON – November 28, 2019
Last week, Sunwing Airlines President, Mark Williams, received the ATAC Lifetime Honoree Award at the annual Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow in Montreal. The prestigious award is bestowed by the Board of Directors of the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) upon individuals who have made significant contributions and improvements to the Canadian air transportation industry and have been a part of the sector for a minimum of 25 years.
With a career in the global aviation industry spanning over 30 years, Mark Williams joined Sunwing in 2004 and was instrumental in the subsequent launch of Sunwing Airlines the year after. Since then, he has been a fundamental driver in the carrier’s exponential growth. From operating its first flight in November 2005 from Toronto to Cuba, the airline now operates out of 33 airports across Canada offering flights to 45 vacation destinations across the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Florida.
Sunwing Airlines has strong presence in regional airports giving Canadians all across the nation access to affordable, convenient tropical vacations. The airline is also proud to operate one of Canada’s youngest fleets comprised of Boeing 737 800 aircraft.
John McKenna, ATAC President and CEO, commended Mark Williams on his achievements, “Mark has been a strong leader on the ATAC Board of Directors for over ten years. His valuable contributions to the Board’s strategic decisions are founded, intelligent and inspiring. His personality and no-nonsense inclusive approach to issues are key to developing beneficial industry-wide consensus. The Board was happy to bestow this honor to Mark”.
All Sunwing vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can enjoy award-winning inflight service, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and a buy on board selection of snacks and light meals including the World Famous Original Smoked Meat from iconic Montreal-based Schwartz’s Deli along with dishes inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance. For additional perks, including additional baggage allowance and legroom, customers can upgrade to Elite Plus from just $50 per sector.