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  • Swoop teams up with Google Flights

    Press Release Swoop flights are now showcased on the industry’s leading search engine, Google Flights. The addition of the distribution channel promotes the visibility of Swoop flights, which can also be booked direct through its website FlySwoop.com. “Teaming up with Google Flights is key to sharing our ultra-low-fares with more travellers,” said Karen McIsaac, senior advisor of communications at Swoop. “All of our flights are non-stop. This, in combination with our fares, is sure to surface Swoop flights as the most attractive…

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  • Swoop inaugurates the first commercial flight from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta

    Press Release Swoop celebrates its first of four inaugural flights to Mexico. Flight WO660 departs John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) at 8:00 a.m. EST and arrives at the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) at 12:28 p.m. CST. This is the first time an airline has offered service to Puerto Vallarta from the Hamilton International Airport. Travellers can also enjoy flights from Hamilton to Cancun beginning January 14, 2019 and Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán beginning January 12,…

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  • Canadian ultra-low-cost-carrier to take off in 2019

    Press Release An investor group led by Tim Morgan, today announced that it will launch a Canadian ultra-low-cost-carrier service in 2019, bringing affordable, low-cost air travel to millions of Canadians by this time next year. Backed by significant financial commitments from a consortium of Canadian investors and Indigo Partners, LLC, a leading private equity firm specializing in the aviation industry, Enerjet, a licensed Canadian carrier, will be rebranded, expanded and transformed into an affordable air-travel choice for Canadian travelers. This…

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  • Swoop reveals core summer schedule with fares priced from $59

    Press Release Today Swoop released its core summer schedule with flights available for booking from April 28, 2019 through to October 26, 2019. The release extends many routes and sets the stage for the publication of the full summer schedule in the next few months, which is expected to add both frequency and new markets. “The schedule released today confirms our commitment to serving our core airports through the summer of 2019,” said Karen McIsaac, Senior Advisor of Communications at…

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  • WOW air chooses Vancouver as its next Canadian destination

    Press Release WOW air, Iceland’s only ultra-low cost airline, is expanding its Canadian services by opening a new route in Vancouver. Starting June 2019, there will be six weekly flights out of Vancouver International Airport (YVR) with one-way fares to Reykjavik starting for as low as $129. Beginning today, Canadians can purchase their tickets, and get a head start on planning for their upcoming summer vacation! The route, operating A321neo aircraft, a first for YVR, will connect Canadians travellers to…

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  • Swoop releases domestic winter schedule

    Press Release Today Swoop released its domestic winter schedule with flights available for booking from October 27, 2018 to April 27, 2019. Swoop also welcomed its third aircraft for the inaugural flight from Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) to Edmonton International Airport (YEG), departing July 25, 2018 at 7:10 a.m. Service between Edmonton, Alberta and Abbotsford, B.C. will be offered three-times daily. The airline, which started operations on June 20, 2018 has been warmly received by Canadian travellers, with steady bookings and noticeably…

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