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New York, Delray Beach (AirGuide - Airline News Latin America / Caribbean) Jan 13, 2013

Sunwing Celebrates the New Year with 10,000 Winter Champagne Vacations from $895 To help travellers celebrate the New Year, Sunwing is offeringE10,000 Winter Champagne VacationsEto popular holiday destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America at reduced prices from 32 gateways across Canada.E Vacation packages with select February, March and April departures are priced at $895 plus taxes from Ontario, $995 plus taxes from Atlantic Canada, $1095 plus taxes from Western Canada gateways, and at $1195 including taxes from Quebec.EPrices are per person, based on double occupancy, and taxes, if excluded, vary between $270 and $398 per person. This is a limited time offer for vacation packages booked from January 5, 2013 and is not combinable with any other offer or discount. AllESunwingEWinter Champagne Vacations include "Sunwing Airlines'' Champagne Service", which features hot towel service, a choice of hot meals at lunch and dinner served with a choice of wine, and complimentary in-flight entertainment, including first run movies. For just $40 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing''s Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, separate check-in at a majority of airports, advance boarding, 30 kg baggage allowance, and extra legroom seats. For more information, visitEwww.sunwing.ca.ETo book, visit your travel agent. Jan 11, 2013

AirlineEcrash data group ranks world's safestEairlines If you're afraid of flying, you may want to book an Asian or Middle East carrier rather a U.S. airline. That's at least according to a recent report from a website that monitors plane crashes around the world. Europe's Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) released its list of the world's safest airlines. According to the report, Finnair is now the worldOs safest airline, followed by Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. None of the top nine ranked airlines had lost an aircraft or had a fatality during the 30-year period, but many had also not been active for the full 30 years. Not one North American carrier made the top 10 list, but none of them made the bottom 10 either. The center calculates its annual rankings based on aircraft loss accidents and serious incidents over the past 30 years. The resulting index relates that information to the revenue per passenger kilometer (rpk) earned by the airline over the...

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