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Swoop continues North American expansion with release of 2020 summer schedule

Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., released its 2020 summer schedule, announcing increased service and three new destinations.

Starting in April 2020, Swoop’s newest routes will take travellers to two new domestic destinations including Victoria, Kamloops, and one U.S. destination, San Diego.

With summer being a busy travel season for Canadians, Swoop is also increasing its weekly frequency service between many markets including Hamilton to Winnipeg, Edmonton to Abbotsford, and Abbotsford to Winnipeg.

Highlights of Swoop’s 2020 summer schedule includes service between:

  • Edmonton-Kamloops up to four times weekly
  • Winnipeg-London up to four times weekly
  • Winnipeg-Victoria up to five times weekly
  • Edmonton-San Diego up to three times weekly
  • Edmonton-Abbotsford from 16 times weekly, to 24 times weekly
  • Hamilton-Winnipeg, from six times weekly, to 10 times weekly
  • Abbotsford to Winnipeg, from four times weekly, to daily

Since its June 2018 launch, Swoop’s summer network has grown to serve 14 domestic, 10 transborder and four international markets, rapidly expanding the airline’s network across North America. Fulfilling a need in the Canadian marketplace, Swoop continues to make a positive impact on the aviation industry, becoming Canada’s leading domestic, transborder and international ultra-low-cost carrier, with the new schedule set to increase Swoop’s frequency to 328 ultra-low fare weekly flights.

Photo by the airline.

In other news, Swoop Gateway Airport (AZA) from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) on Sunday, December 15 at 5:05 p.m. CST.

 

Swoop adds a second Mexico destination to its Winnipeg network

Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FLSF (msn 40838) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 948534.

Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., launches its inaugural flight from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) departing at 8:45 a.m. CST.

This is Swoop’s second route from Winnipeg to Mexico, offering travellers the choice to vacation on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos from Manitoba’s capital. Having just recently launched a series of new routes from YWG, including Fort Lauderdale, Tampa Bay and Las Vegas, Winnipeggers can enjoy a total of nine destinations through Swoop’s year-round and seasonal operations.

Direct flights from Winnipeg to the beaches of Puerto Vallarta are providing more Canadians the opportunity to head south of the border this winter. Swoop prides itself on its low price-point because of its unbundled model, with a base fare that includes only a seat, giving travellers the power to add the things they want, and nothing they don’t.

Swoop currently serves 17 domestic, transborder and international destinations, with its summer 2020 schedule set to add even more options for Canadian travellers beginning April 2020.

Winnipeg flights to Puerto Vallarta are now available for booking through until April 21, 2020. Details of Swoop’s new service out of Winnipeg include:

 Service Between Service Offered Weekly Frequency Service Run-time
Winnipeg, MB to
Puerto Vallarta, MX
Tuesday 1 x per week December 10, 2019 –
April 21, 2020
Puerto Vallarta, MX
to Winnipeg, MB
Tuesday 1 x per week December 10, 2019 –
April 21, 2020

Top Copyright Photo: Swoop (WestJet) Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FLSF (msn 40838) YHM (TMK Photography). Image: 948534.

Swoop aircraft slide show:

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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.