Swoop celebrates first route of Atlantic expansion with service to Charlottetown

Swoop today (May 1) launched its inaugural flight to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) from Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Swoop flight WO170 took off from Hamilton this morning at 7:50 a.m. EST, receiving a warm welcome upon arrival in Charlottetown at 11:00 a.m. local time.

In the coming weeks, Swoop will be adding service to Moncton and Saint John, NB and Deer Lake and St. John’s, NL, as well as adding frequencies on existing routes to Halifax.

Later today, Swoop will operate its first non-stop service between Edmonton and Halifax and tomorrow, May 2, Swoop will launch nonstop Charlottetown service from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Starting June 16, Swoop will begin non-stop service to Charlottetown from Edmonton International Airport.

The arrival of the inaugural flight was warmly welcomed with a gate-side celebration at Charlottetown Airport, where travellers were joined by Bert van der Stege, Swoop’s Head of Commercial and Finance, James Aylward, PEI Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Jason Coady, City of Charlottetown Deputy Mayor, Doug Newson, CEO, Charlottetown Airport Authority, and Patrick MacFadyen, Vice-Chair, Charlottetown Airport Authority. Cathie Puckering, President and CEO of Hamilton International Airport, joined travellers on the inaugural flight from Hamilton.

Route

Start Date

Peak weekly frequency

One-way total price (CAD)

Base Fare (CAD)

Taxes & Fees (CAD)

Hamilton to Charlottetown May 1, 2022 4x weekly $49 $7.29 $37.76
Toronto to Charlottetown May 2, 2022 3x weekly $49 $7.29 $37.76
Edmonton to Charlottetown June 16, 2022 2x weekly $109 $57.73 $47.31
Charlottetown to Hamilton May 1, 2022 4x weekly $49 $7.29 $37.76
Charlottetown to Toronto May 2, 2022 3x weekly $49 $7.29 $37.76
Charlottetown to Edmonton June 16, 2022 2x weekly $109 $57.73 $47.31

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