Swoop adds the Halifax – Ottawa route, will add six MAX 8s in 2022

Swoop on June 19launched new service from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Ottawa International Airport (YOW).

Swoop flight WO580 departed from Halifax at 4:55 p.m. local time.

Swoop celebrated its first flight in Halifax four years ago, on June 21, 2018, and the airline has significantly grown connectivity over the years. Earlier this summer, Swoop began offering non-stop service between Halifax and Edmonton in addition to existing services to Winnipeg, Hamilton, and Toronto.

Swoop’s fleet of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft will grow to 16 with the addition of six Boeing MAX-8 in summer 2022.