Swoop announces increased frequency with addition of fourth aircraft, will start on August 16

Swoop has announced the addition of a fourth Boeing 737-800 aircraft, and an increased weekly frequency schedule out of John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport beginning August 16, 2018.

The announcement comes less than two months after Swoop announced its initial schedule release on February 1, with service starting from Abbotsford, Hamilton, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Halifax, beginning June 20, 2018.

The addition of a fourth aircraft will increase weekly frequency almost two-fold for Hamilton-Edmonton and Hamilton-Abbotsford, while service from Hamilton to Halifax and Winnipeg will now be offered daily.

Overall, the increase will see Swoop operating 59 weekly flights as of August 16, 2018.

Details of Swoop’s increased service:

An increase of 13 weekly flights will almost double the daily frequency between Hamilton-Edmonton and Hamilton-Abbotsford as well add 1 weekly flight to the schedule for Hamilton-Halifax and Hamilton-Winnipeg.

  • Hamilton-Edmonton increases from 7 to 13 times weekly
  • Hamilton-Abbotsford increases from 6 to 11 times weekly
  • Hamilton-Halifax increases from 6 to 7 times weekly
  • Hamilton-Winnipeg increases from 6 to 7 times weekly

The Hamilton-Abbotsford frequency schedule will increase from August 16-September 5 only, reverting to 6 weekly flights from September 6 – December 13, 2018.

Swoop is celebrating – or salebrating – with some special fares:

Swoop is celebrating the addition of the fourth aircraft and increased weekly frequency schedule with the release of 3500 seats at the special fares detailed in the table below:



Air transportation charges (ATC)

Base fare from

Taxes, fees and charges

Total one-way price from

Abbotsford Edmonton $39.55 $9.45 $49.00
Edmonton Abbotsford $9.55 $39.45 $49.00
Hamilton Winnipeg $28.94 $40.06 $69.00CAD
Winnipeg Hamilton $33.59 $35.41 $69.00CAD
Hamilton Halifax $55.49 $43.51 $99.00
Halifax Hamilton $50.97 $48.03 $99.00CAD
Hamilton Abbotsford $55.49 $43.51 $99.00CAD
Abbotsford Hamilton $87.17 $11.83 $99.00CAD
Edmonton Hamilton $76.21 $42.79 $119.00
Hamilton Edmonton $73.19 $45.81 $119.00

Book by March 27, 2018 (11:59 p.m. MT) for travel between June 20-June 30 and/or August 16-December 13, 2018. Some blackout dates and restrictions apply.

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