AUSTIN – Nonstop flights between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic will begin in 2018, the airport and Vacation Express announced Tuesday.

The flights between Austin and Punta Cana will operate once per week from May 28 to Aug. 6, 2018. Flights will leave Austin on Mondays at 7 a.m. and arrive in Punta Cana at 12:20 p.m., and flights from Punta Cana to Austin will depart on Sundays at 2 p.m. and arrive in Austin at 5:45 p.m. The airport said Swift Air will operate the flights on a 150-seat Boeing 757-400 aircraft.

Vacation Express provides nonstop charter flights to destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica, and will provide vacation packages and all-inclusive packages for Punta Cana. TAP HERE for more information about Vacation Express.

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