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  • Swoop adds London-Las Vegas to its network of transborder flights

    Press Release Today, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrates its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on this route departs from London at 8:30 PM EDT. With flights now available for booking, travellers can enjoy all that Las Vegas has to offer with a twice weekly service on Thursday and Sundays. “The addition of the London – Las Vegas route provides the opportunity…

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  • Sunwing partners with Swoop to expand destination network

    Canadians looking for a tropical escape that’s easily accessible from their local airport have even more options to choose from this coming winter thanks to a new agreement between leading tour operator, Sunwing, and ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop. Sunseekers departing from Hamilton, London, Abbotsford, Edmonton and Winnipeg can now book vacation packages with the tour operator that include a Swoop flight. Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing, commented on the news, “Saving our customers time and money by providing…

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  • Swoop carries its one-millionth traveller

    Press Release Swoop celebrated its one-millionth traveller on a flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to be selected as the lucky recipients of a round-trip for two on Swoop and a commemorative, Swoop branded, model aircraft. The pair were travelling to Hamilton with their twin infant daughters who were meeting their grandparents for the first time. “It was an awesome experience. They were all super helpful, every single one of them,” said…

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  • Swoop takes flight at London International Airport

    Press Release Swoop celebrated the launch of air service in London, Ontario. The inaugural flight departed Edmonton International Airport (YEG) at 7:00 a.m. local time and will be welcomed by a water cannon salute upon arrival at London International Airport (YXU) at 12:25 p.m. local time. Travellers at both airports will be invited to take part in a gate celebration that includes refreshments, sweet treats and gifts. This is the first of three new routes launching in London, with service to Abbotsford, BC (YXX) and Halifax, NS (YHZ) beginning on May 24, 2019. “The kick-off to…

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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 releases its full summer schedule, adding seven new markets

    Press Release Today Swoop released its full summer schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from April 28, 2019 through October 26, 2019. Along with three new destinations of London ON, Kelowna B.C. and Oakland, California, the schedule boasts five new domestic markets, two new transborder markets and an extension of two international routes. The new domestic markets include service between London and Halifax six times per week and daily service from London to/from Abbotsford and Edmonton. Service between Kelowna and Winnipeg will be offered three times a week. The schedule also sees the return of the seasonal route…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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