March 2 Update: WestJet to acquire Sunwing Vacations and Sunwing Airlines; Fly Aer Lingus from Toronto to Dublin for under $500 roundtrip

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Big news out of WestJet today – they have announced they are acquiring Sunwing Vacations and Sunwing Airlines.
If approved and the deal goes through WestJet will be creating a new
tour operating business that will combine Sunwing Vacations and WestJet
Vacations. On the airline side it almost reads that Sunwing Airlines
will remain as a separate airline that operates under the WestJet group
of companies. I could be wrong though. They state it will provide more
affordable and competitive airfares and vacation packages however if
history is any indicator that is rarely the case when an acquistion in
the travel market takes place. (Source WestJet)

Images via WestJet/Sunwing


Aer Lingus are once again offering an amazing seat
sale for their Toronto-Dublin flights. You can fly round trip in economy
class (with their bare bones economy fare) under $500 all in. The fares
are valid for travel between April 1 and June 15. Click here to book this offer.

Here’s an example of a flight in June:

 Images via Aer Lingus


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