Web check-in is available between 4 hours prior to and up to 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure time at http://www.flysunwing.com/checkin.asp.
Sunwing baggage allowance
Carry On: One standard article with maximum dimensions of 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in).The weight of a Carry-on bag cannot exceed 5kg. Any carry-on bag that exceeds these specified limits must be prepared for check-in and will be charged at the applicable airline rate per kg, for each direction.
Checked: Passengers have a free baggage allowance of 20kg and two pieces .
Excess: Excess baggage charges can be found at http://www.flysunwing.com/travelinfo/baggageinfo.asp#BaggageAllowance
Seat pitch: 73cm
Exit-row seats are sold as part of the Elite Plus Program. Buy one of these seats through Reservations (not online) at the time of booking or at least 24 hours before departure for $35 each way for domestic and US flights, or $40 each way on international flights. If these seats are still available at check-in, they can be purchased at that time for the same price.
Passenger change details
Sunwing’s Canada Flight Protection Plan costs $49 and allows for cancellations or changes to flights flights up to three hours prior to departure. Departure date, gateway or destination changes are permitted under this protection plan with no penalties. Name changes are not covered. See full details here.
Infants under two can travel free of charge on an accompanying adult’s lap. There are no other child fares available.
There are no senior discounts.
Only service animals may travel with their owners in the cabin.
Carrying musical instruments
Musical instruments which exceed carry-on dimensions of 22cm x 40cm x 50cm and weigh more than 10kg must be checked. If the weight exceeds the 25kg combined allowance excess charges will apply – $10 per kg on domestic/transborder routes and $20 per kg on international routes.
In-flight service features a glass of champagne, choice of a hot meal or snacks, wine, soft drinks, hot towel service, pillows, headset, first-run movies and a kid’s backpack with games and toys.
Airline food link
On all international flights departing from Canadian airports, passengers can enjoy a complimentary welcome glass of champagne, hot in-flight meals accompanied by wine, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. See Sunwing’s website for details.
Sunwing does not have an in-flight magazine.
Sunwing is not a member of an alliance.
Sunwing Airlines was launched in 2005 as a subsidiary of Sunwing Vacations, offering flights within Canada and to the US, Mexico and the Caribbean. In Oct. 2009, a merger between the Sunwing Travel Group and Signature Vacations was announced.