New Orleans airport announces non-stops to Dominican Republic

Posted on: May 13 2015

By Jed Lipinski, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

New Orleanians will soon be able to travel to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, aboard seasonal non-stop flights organized by tour operator Vacation Express.

Flying out of Louisiana Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, the new flights will operate from May 14 through August 27 aboard Sunwing Airlines, the airport announced Wednesday.

Additional flights to Cancun, Mexico, are scheduled to begin May 14 and continue until Aug. 16 through Swift Air.

Vacation Express is one of the country's largest tour operators and offers packages with non-stop flights from most American cities.