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Swoop’s nonstop Kelowna to Las Vegas service takes flight

Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FYBK (msn 40336) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 946774.

Swoop on June 27 celebrated its new nonstop route between Kelowna, BC and Las Vegas, NV.

The inaugural flight wraps up the celebrations for the 2019 summer schedule. Flight WO826 departs Kelowna International Airport (YLW) at 2:35 p.m. and arrives at McCarran International Airport (LAS) at 5:08 p.m., local time. Prior to departure, travellers will be offered refreshments, swag and more at Kelowna International Airport.

Additionally, at 9:00 a.m., Bob and Big Ginger from Kelowna radio station Power 104 FM and Ara and Toby from 1031 Beach Morning Radio will be live on-location. The local stations are hosting a ‘SwoopCase’ party where pre-selected contestants arrive at the airport with their bags packed for the chance to board Swoop’s inaugural flight to Las Vegas. The winners will enjoy accommodations provided by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)at Caesars Palace.

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

Details of Swoop’s new service

Service Between Service
Offered
Weekly
Frequency
Air transportation charges (ATC)

base fare from 

Taxes, fees
and charges 
Total One-
Way Price
From*
Kelowna and Las
Vegas
Thursday, Sunday 2 x weekly $18.44 $80.56 $99
*Every day low fares. Lower promotional fares may be available during select travel periods.

Top Copyright Photo (All others by the airline): Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FYBK (msn 40336) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 946774.

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Swoop releases its 2019 Winter schedule, adds Los Cabos to its network

Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FYBK (msn 40336) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 946775.

Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the enticing new destination of Los Cabos, Mexico.

As part of the winter schedule, Swoop announced three-times weekly service between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and twice-weekly service between Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) and Los Cabos International Airport (SJD). The Los Cabos routes start November 2, 2019 and November 17, 2019, respectively.

Swoop’s service in Winnipeg will increase from 16 to 26 weekly flights at the height of the winter schedule, 14 of which will serve transborder and international destinations. Winnipeg will enjoy new service to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; Mesa, Arizona; and Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay, Florida.

Edmonton will add service to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, Los Cabos and Cancun, Mexico.

New sun-service from London, Ontario includes Cancun, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Orlando, Florida.

Swoop has maintained its growth plan and will be accepting the delivery of three more aircraft by the end of 2019, bringing its fleet total to 10 Boeing 737-NG 800s.

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

Details of Swoop’s winter schedule

Domestic
Markets
Service Starts Service
Offered
Weekly
Frequency
Air
Transportation
Charges (ATC)
base fare from
Taxes,
Fees and
Charges
Total One-
Way Price
From *
Abbotsford
and London
June 25 Daily except
Saturday
6x $87.17 $11.83 $99CAD
Abbotsford
and Winnipeg
June 25 Monday,
Wednesday
& Friday
3x $115.73 $13.26 $129CAD
Edmonton
and
Abbotsford
June 25 Daily 16x $19.07 $39.93 $59CAD
Edmonton
and Winnipeg
June 25 Monday,
Wednesday
& Friday
3x $19.07 $39.93 $59CAD
Edmonton
and Hamilton
June 25 Daily except
Saturday
6x $76.21 $42.79 $119CAD
Edmonton
and London
June 25 Daily except
Saturday
6x $57.17 $41.83 $99CAD
Hamilton and Abbotsford June 25 Daily except
Saturday
6x $108.59 $50.41 $159CAD
Hamilton and
Winnipeg
June 25 Daily except
Thursday
6x $46.64 $42.36 $89CAD
Hamilton and
Halifax
June 25 Tuesday,
Thursday,
Friday &
Saturday
4x $55.49 $43.51 $99CAD
Transborder
Markets
Service Starts Service Offered Weekly
Frequency
Air
Transportation
Charges (ATC)
base fare from
Taxes,
Fees and
Charges
Total One-
Way Price
From *
Abbotsford
and Las
Vegas
June 25 Thursday &
Sunday
2x $38.44 $60.56 $99CAD
Kelowna and
Las Vegas
June 25 Thursday &
Sunday
2x $18.44 $80.56 $99CAD
Edmonton
and Las
Vegas
June 25 Daily 7x $27.49 $91.51 $119CAD
Edmonton
and Orlando
June 25 Monday &
Friday
2x $65.58 $93.41 $159CAD
Edmonton
and Mesa
June 25 Wednesday &
Sunday
2x $85.00 $94.39 $179.39CAD
Winnipeg and Las Vegas November 15 Monday &
Friday
2x $51.53 $87.47 $139CAD
Winnipeg and
Orlando
November 15 Tuesday &
Friday
2x $51.53 $87.47 $139CAD
Winnipeg and
Fort
Lauderdale
November 16 Monday &
Saturday
2x $70.58 $88.42 $159CAD
Winnipeg and
Tampa Bay
November 17 Thursday &
Sunday
2x $51.53 $87.47 $139CAD
Winnipeg and
Mesa
December 15 Thursday &
Sunday
2x $89.63 $89.37 $179CAD
London and
Las Vegas
October 3 Thursday &
Sunday
2x $69.00 $70.00 $139CAD
London and
Orlando
October 26 Wednesday &
Saturday
2x $69.00 $70.00 $139CAD
Hamilton and
Las Vegas
June 25 Monday,
Thursday,
Friday &
Sunday
4x $68.68  

$90.32

$159CAD
Hamilton
and Orlando
June 25 Monday,
Wednesday,
Thursday &
Saturday
4x $30.58 $88.42 $119CAD
Hamilton and
Tampa Bay
June 25 Monday,
Wednesday &
Sunday
3x $30.58 $88.42 $119CAD
Hamilton and
Fort
Lauderdale
June 25 Monday,
Friday &
Saturday
3x $30.58 $88.41 $119CAD
International
Markets
Service Starts Service
Offered
Weekly
Frequency
Air
Transportation
Charges (ATC)
base fare from
Taxes,
Fees and Charges
Total One-
Way Price
From *
Abbotsford
and Mazatlán
June 25 Wednesday
& Friday
2x $95.27 $63.91 $159.18CAD
Abbotsford
and Puerto
Vallarta
June 25 Monday &
Saturday
2x $135.27 $63.91 $199.18CAD
Edmonton
and Los
Cabos
November 2 Tuesday,
Thursday &
Saturday
3x $83.59 $95.41 $179CAD
Edmonton
and Puerto
Vallarta
October 19 Monday

& Saturday

2x $83.59 $95.41 $179CAD
Edmonton
and Cancun
October 24 Thursday &
Saturday
2x $83.59 $95.41 $179CAD
Edmonton
and Mazatlán
November 2 Wednesday &
Saturday
2x $83.59 $95.41 $179CAD
Winnipeg and
Los Cabos
November 17 Wednesday &
Sunday
2x $108.84 $90.16 $199CAD
Winnipeg and
Puerto
Vallarta
November 27 Tuesday 2x $88.84 $90.16
Top Copyright Photo: Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FYBK (msn 40336) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 946775.
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Swoop completes its Mexico route launches

Named #Jon

Swoop on January 20, 2019 celebrated its final of four inaugural flights to Mexico this January. Flight WO604 departed from Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) at 11:00 a.m. PST and arrived at Mazatlán International Airport (MZT) at 4:19 p.m. PST.

Earlier this month, Swoop celebrated initial service to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta from Hamilton and to Puerto Vallarta from Abbotsford. This flight to Mazatlán was met on arrival with a water arch, spirited mariachi band and travelers were greeted by the Ministry of Tourism of the province of Sinaloa.

Flights are now available for booking through April 27, 2019.

Details of Swoop’s service to Mexico:

Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Total One-Way Price
From*
Hamilton and Puerto Vallarta Tuesday,
Saturday
2 x per week $139 CAD
Hamilton and Cancun Monday, Friday,
Saturday
3 x per week $139 CAD
Abbotsford and Puerto
Vallarta
Monday,
Saturday
2 x per week $159 CAD
Abbotsford and Mazatlán Thursday, Sunday 2 x per week $159 CAD
Every day low fares. Lower promotional fares may be available during select travel periods.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FONK (msn 40835) FLL (Tony Storck). Image: 945287.

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Swoop inaugurates the first commercial flight from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta

Named #Abottsford

Today Swoop celebrates its first of four inaugural flights to Mexico.  Flight WO660 departs John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) at 8:00 a.m. EST and arrives at the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) at 12:28 p.m. CST.

This is the first time an airline has offered service to Puerto Vallarta from the Hamilton International Airport. Travellers can also enjoy flights from Hamilton to Cancun beginning January 14, 2019 and Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán beginning January 12, 2019 and January 20, 2019respectively.

The Puerto Vallarta International Airport and tourism partners are welcoming the arrival of the first Swoop aircraft and its travellers with a water arch, refreshments, gift bags and a lively mariachi band.

Flights are now available for booking through to April 27, 2019.

Details of Swoop’s service to Mexico:

Top Copyright Photo: Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FPLS (msn 60132) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 943478.
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Swoop to fly to three destinations in Mexico

Airline Color Scheme - Introduced 2018

Swoop has announced service to Mexico with the addition of four new routes serving the cities of Cancún, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta.

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) will see twice weekly service to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) and three times weekly service to Cancún International Airport (CUN) beginning January 8, 2019 and January 14, 2019, respectively.

Similarly, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) will enjoy twice weekly service to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) and twice weekly service to Mazatlán International Airport (MZT) beginning January 12, 2019 and January 20, 2019, respectively.

Flights are now available for booking through to April 27, 2019.

Service Between

Service starts

Service Offered

Frequency

Hamilton and Puerto Vallarta

January 8, 2019

Tue, Sat

2x weekly

Hamilton and Cancún

January 14, 2019

Mon, Fri, Sat

3x weekly

Abbotsford and Puerto Vallarta

January 12, 2019

Mon, Sat

2x weekly

Abbotsford and Mazatlán

January 20, 2019

Thu, Sun

2x weekly

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Swoop): Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FPLS (msn 60132) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 943479.

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Montego Bay, Jamaica is Swoop’s newest destination

Named #Abottsford

Swoop has announced Montego Bay, Jamaica as its first Caribbean sun-destination. Twice weekly service from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) to Sangster International Airport (MBJ) begins December 16, 2018 and operates through to April 24, 2019.

Swoop is the first Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier to provide sun-service from Canada to the U.S. and Caribbean, with the addition of Montego Baycomplementing the five U.S destinations that were announced with the winter schedule release on August 2, 2018.

Flights are now available for booking through to April 24, 2019.

Service Between

Service starts

Service Offered

Frequency

Hamilton and Montego Bay, JM

December 16, 2018

Wed, Sun

2x weekly

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Swoop): Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FPLS (msn 60132) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 943478.
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WestJet statement regarding ALPA strike authorization vote

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FUJR (msn 60130) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104623.

WestJet has issued the following statement regarding the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) announcement that it has issued a strike authorization vote to WestJet pilots.

“A strike authorization vote is a common step by unions in context of the overall labor negotiation process,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. “We remain focused on successfully negotiating an agreement that will benefit our pilots and WestJet.”

Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FUJR (msn 60130) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104623.

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