Swoop announces a major expansion at Edmonton

Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline, reaffirmed its commitment to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region with the announcement of new service to one U.S. and eight domestic destinations from its Western Canadian base. The airline’s significant new investments were celebrated this morning alongside the unveiling of Swoop’s newest aircraft, which will fly with the name #Edmonton.

The airline’s growth will see Swoop’s flight capacity in Alberta’s capital increase 76% compared to pre-pandemic levels, supporting the creation of 140 additional direct and spin-off jobs and an anticipated $120M of economic output activityi in 2022.

New non-stop flights to eight Canadian cities 

The addition of eight new Canadian destinations to Swoop’s summer schedule will see non-stop service from Edmonton to CharlottetownComoxHalifaxKelownaMonctonOttawaRegina and Saskatoon. Swoop will be the first carrier to bring non-stop connectivity from Edmonton International Airport to Charlottetown and Moncton and the airline’s summer schedule will also see the restoration of service to London, Ont.

Hello, Palm Springs!

Beginning December 16, Swoop’s transborder presence is growing from Edmonton with the addition of new service to Palm Springs. The scheduled non-stop service to Palm Springs will operate twice weekly.

Tom Ruth, President and CEO of Edmonton International Airport welcomes Swoop’s newest aircraft #Edmonton (CNW Group/Swoop)

#Edmonton

To commemorate its history and commitment to Edmonton, Swoop celebrated the naming of its newest aircraft #Edmonton alongside key government leaders and business stakeholders at Edmonton International Airport.

Following the event, the Boeing 737-800 aircraft entered service for the operation of flight WO 770 departing Edmonton at 12:00 local time, en route to Phoenix (Mesa), Arizona with a scheduled arrival of 3:30 PM local time. Edmontonians can expect to see #Edmonton operating several of Swoop’s newly announced routes.

Full schedule details of Swoop’s service from Edmonton can be found below.

Domestic Routes

Route

Peak Weekly
Frequency

Start Date

Total one-
way fare
(CAD)
 †

Base Fare
(CAD)

Taxes and
Fees (CAD)

Edmonton – Halifax*

5x weekly

May 1, 2022

$159

$104.35

$54.65

Edmonton – Charlottetown*

2x weekly

June 16, 2022

$159

$104.35

$54.65

Edmonton – Kelowna*

7x weekly

May 5, 2022

$49

$1.59

$47.41

Edmonton – Ottawa*

4x weekly

April 25, 2022

$59

$9.12

$49.88

Edmonton – Comox*

3x weekly

June 9, 2022

$49

$1.59

$47.41

Edmonton – Regina*

2x weekly

June 16. 2022

$49

$1.59

$47.41

Edmonton – Saskatoon*

2x weekly

June 14, 2022

$49

$1.59

$47.41

Edmonton – Moncton*

2x weekly

June 17, 2022

$159

$104.35

$54.65

Edmonton – London

3x weekly

June 2, 2022

$59

$9.11

$49.88

Edmonton – Winnipeg

4x weekly

Continuing

$160

$105.30

$54.69

Edmonton – Toronto

14x weekly

Continuing

$59

$9.12

$49.88

Edmonton – Hamilton

7x weekly

Continuing

$60

$10.06

$49.94

Edmonton – Abbotsford

7x weekly

Continuing

$49

$1.59

$47.41

Edmonton – Victoria

7x weekly

Continuing

$60

$12.06

$47.94

 †Special introductory fares are limited quantity. Book by November 29, 2021 for travel between May 2 and June 22, 2022.

Transborder Routes

Route

Peak Weekly
Frequency

Start Date

Total one-
way fare
(CAD)
 †

Base Fare
(CAD)

Taxes and
Fees (CAD)

Edmonton – Las Vegas

7x weekly

Continuing

$99

$8.84

$90.16

Edmonton – Phoenix (Mesa)

1x weekly

Continuing

$110

$18.36

$91.63

† Book by November 29, 2021 for travel between May 2 and June 22, 2022.

New Service to Palm Springs

Route

Peak Weekly
Frequency

Start Date

Total one-
way fare
(CAD)
 †

Base Fare
(CAD)

Taxes and
Fees (CAD)

Edmonton – Palm Springs*

2x Weekly

December 16, 2021

$99

$7.89

$91.11

†Special introductory fares are limited quantity. Book by November 29, 2021 for travel between January 10 and February 19, 2022.

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