Vacation Express to Resume Nonstop Flights between Kansas City and the Dominican Republic

Vacation Express announced the return of nonstop charter flights between Kansas City International Airport and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Launched in February 2018 the route became the first-ever nonstop service between Kansas City and Punta Cana.

The flights will be available between February 15, 2019 through July 26, 2019, with flights departing Kansas City on Friday and returning on Thursday as part of six-night packages offered by Vacation Express. For travelers who already have a place to stay, air-only is available.

“Vacation Express’ decision to return for their second season at Kansas City International Airport is great news for leisure fliers in the four-state region,” said Director of Aviation Pat Klein. “Punta Cana has become the most popular Caribbean destination for passengers flying from KCI who know there’s no better way to start a vacation than on a nonstop flight.”

The weekly charter flight to Punta Cana will again be operated by Miami Air International, featuring largeBoeing 737-800 aircraft with 180 seats.

Flights and vacation packages are offered through or by calling 800-309-4717. Travelers may also book their travel through their local travel agent.

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