Category Archives: Swoop

Swoop takes off with five new direct flights from Winnipeg

Swoop today launched a series of inaugural flights from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG), starting with a direct flight to Orlando International Airport (MCO) departing at 8 a.m. CST.

Over the weekend, Swoop travelers will be taking off on inaugural routes to McCarran International Airport (LAS) on November 15, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) on November 16, and Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) and Tampa International Airport (TPA) on November 17.

These additions to Swoop’s Winnipeg network connect travellers from Manitoba’s capital to 11 domestic, transborder and international destinations. Swoop’s growing service and its unbundled fares, services and amenities, makes travel more accessible for Canadians by giving them the power to add the things they want, and nothing they don’t.

Details of Swoop’s new service out of Winnipeg:

 Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Service Run-time
Winnipeg, MB to
Orlando, FL
Tuesday, Friday 2 x per week November 15, 2019 –
April 24, 2020
Winnipeg, MB to

Las Vegas, NV

Monday, Friday 2 x per week November 15, 2019 –
April 24, 2020
Winnipeg, MB to

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Monday, Saturday 2 x per week November 16, 2019 –
April 25, 2020
Winnipeg, MB to
Tampa Bay, FL
Thursday, Sunday 2 x per week November 17, 2019 –
April 23, 2020
Winnipeg, MB to

Los Cabos, MX

Wednesday,
Sunday
1 x per week until Dec. 18

2 x per week until April
23

November 17, 2019 –
April 23, 2020

Swoop launches Edmonton – Los Cabos service

Swoop, subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., goes wheels up for its inaugural flight from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) today, departing at 6:15 a.m. MDT.

Flights to Los Cabos are now available for booking through to April 25, 2020.

Service Between Service Offered Weekly
Frequency
Total one-way price
from
Edmonton, AB to Los
Cabos, MX
Saturday 1 x per
week
$180.00†
CAD
Los Cabos, MX to
Edmonton, AB
Saturday 1 x per
week
$167.00†
CAD

 

†Everyday low fares valid through November 2, 2019 for travel between January 7 – February 12, 2020.

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Swoop adds two new Mexican destinations to its Edmonton network

Swoop, today continues to expand its North American service with the introduction of two new routes from Edmonton International Airport (YEG); the first to Cancún International Airport (CUN) departing today, followed by the inaugural flight to Mazatlán International Airport (MZT) departing on November 2.

The new routes expand Swoop’s Edmonton to Mexico service, having launched a Puerto Vallarta (PVR) service earlier this month. With Swoop’s unbundled airfare, services and amenities allowing for a customized travel experience, more Canadians have the option to escape the snow this winter at an accessible price.

Swoop’s first direct flight to Cancún departed this morning at 7 a.m. MDT, starting a weekly service on Thursdays. Nonstop Edmonton to Mazatlán service starts November 2 at 7:30 a.m. MDT with a weekly service on Saturdays and adding a Tuesday service as of December 17.

Flights are now available for booking through to April 25, 2020.

Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Total one-way price
from
Edmonton, AB to Cancún, MX Thursday, 1 x per week $178.00† CAD
Cancún, MX to Edmonton, AB Thursday 1 x per week $179.00† CAD
Edmonton, AB to Mazatlán, MX Tuesday,  Saturday 1x per week until
Dec. 17 2 x per week
until April 25
$178.00† CAD
Mazatlán, MX to Edmonton, AB Tuesday, Saturday 1x per week until
Dec. 17 2 x per week
until April 25
$179.00† CAD
†Every day low fares valid through November 2, 2019 for travel between January 7 – February 12, 2020.

Swoop adds two new routes from London, ON to its winter schedule

Swoop has made this announcement:

London, ON residents can escape the Canadian winter with the launch of Swoop’s two new routes heading south of the border. Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., will depart from London International Airport (YXU) to Cancún International Airport (CUN) on October 24 at 3 p.m. EDT, followed by the inaugural flight to Orlando International Airport (MCO) on October 26 at 3:50 p.m. EDT.

Orlando Skyline (CNW Group/Swoop)

These inaugural flights kick off Swoop’s London, ON winter schedule. Flights are available for booking now through to April 25, 2020. With twice-weekly service offered for both routes, Swoop travellers have more choices for their winter getaway.

As tourism hubs, both Cancún and Orlando offer experiences for visitors of all ages and walks of life, providing exciting options that suit Swoop travellers’ different travel styles. With affordable fares and an unbundled services model, Swoop is providing more Canadians with travel opportunities across North America.

Swoop’s twice-weekly service from London to Cancún departs on Thursdays and Saturdays, and from London to Orlando on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Details of Swoop’s service to Cancún and Orlando:

Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Total one-way price from
London, ON to Cancún, MX Thursday,
Saturday
2 x per week $118.00† CAD
Cancún, MX to London, ON Thursday,
Saturday
2 x per week $69.00† CAD
London, ON to Orlando, FL Wednesday,
Saturday
2 x per week $79.00† CAD
Orlando, FL to  London, ON Wednesday,
Saturday
2 x per week $52.00† CAD

 

†Every day low fares valid through November 1, 2019 for travel between January 7 – February 12, 2020.

Swoop expands Edmonton network with new service to Puerto Vallarta

Swoop has made this announcement:

This weekend, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., takes-off with its new service from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). Swoop’s first direct flight to Puerto Vallarta on October 19 at 5:35 AM MDT.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography.

This route is the first of four new routes with service between Edmonton and Mexico to launch this winter.

 

Swoop starts London, ON – Las Vegas flights

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.

This addition to Swoop’s network is the sixth route from London, with year-round and seasonal routes including Orlando, FL USA; Cancun, Mexico; Abbotsford; Edmonton; and, Halifax.

Flights are now available for booking through to April 23, 2020.

Details of Swoop’s service to Las Vegas:

Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Total one-way

price from

London, ON to
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday,

Sunday

2 x per week $89.00†
CAD
Las Vegas, NV to
London, ON
Thursday,

Sunday

2 x per week $61.00†
CAD
†Every day low fares valid through October 11, 2019 for travel between January 7-February 12, 2020.  

Sunwing partners with Swoop to offer customers even more travel options this winter

Sunwing Airlines has made this announcement:

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.

Cancun, Mexico Aerial Photo (CNW Group/Swoop)

Sunseekers departing from Hamilton, London, Abbotsford, Edmonton and Winnipeg can now book vacation packages with the tour operator that include a Swoop flight.

All Sunwing vacation packages with Swoop flights include one complimentary item of checked luggage, round-trip airport to hotel transfers, assistance from Sunwing Experiences representatives throughout, the option to benefit from savings by pre-purchasing Sunwing Experiences excursions at the time of booking and more.

Vacationers departing from Hamilton can now select from both Sunwing’s and Swoop’s regular flight services to Cancun – giving them the choice of four different departure days each week (including both Saturday and Sunday). Vacationers from Edmonton will enjoy additional weekend departure options to reach Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta. Finally, the addition of Swoop flight services from Winnipeg to Los Cabos has tripled the choice of departure days for customers travelling from the region, with new flights options departing Sundays and Wednesdays.

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