Canada’s leading ultra-low-fare airline expands in Saskatchewan, connecting Regina to Edmonton and Winnipeg
REGINA, SK, June 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, arrived at Regina International Airport (YQR) for the first time. Swoop flight WO582 from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and received a warm welcome upon landing at 8:00 a.m. local time before departing for Winnipeg.
“We are thrilled to continue our summer network expansion here in Regina with two important inaugural flights,” said Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance at Swoop. “Today’s celebration reinforces Swoop’s commitment to enabling Canadians to travel more, and we’re proud to offer residents of Regina access to ultra-convenient and ultra-affordable flights to both Winnipeg and Edmonton.”
The leading ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) is solidifying its presence in the province with new service to Saskatoon starting earlier this week. Later this month, Swoop will add more non-stop service from both Saskatchewan cities to Toronto.
“We are thrilled to see Swoop Airlines expanding to Regina,” said Mayor Sandra Masters. “Having the addition of Swoop’s affordable air service is vital to the economic recovery and growth of tourism and hospitality in our city.”
“We are excited to welcome Swoop to YQR with Ultra Low-Cost air service to three major Canadian cities, Toronto, Edmonton and Winnipeg. All of Southern Saskatchewan will benefit from this additional air service capacity, which provides significant benefit to the local economy.” – James Bogusz, President and CEO, Regina Airport Authority
With introductory fares from Edmonton to Regina starting at just $49 CAD†, Swoop is showing Canadians just how affordable travelling across the country can be this summer.
|Route||Start Date||Peak Weekly Frequency||One-way total price (CAD)||Base Fare (CAD)||Taxes & Fees (CAD)|
|Regina to Edmonton||June 16,2022||2x weekly||$69||$34.64||$30.41|
|Regina to Winnipeg||June 16,2022||2x weekly||$49||$15.59||$29.45|
|Regina to Toronto||June 22,2022||2x weekly||$59||$25.12||$29.93|
|Edmonton to Regina||June 16,2022||2x weekly||$69||$19.64||$45.41|
|Winnipeg to Regina||June 16,2022||2x weekly||$69||$16.64||$48.41|
|Toronto to Regina||June 22,2022||2x weekly||$49||$2.29||$42.76|
To learn more about Swoop and for flight schedules and bookings, please visit FlySwoop.com. For information on how Swoop is ensuring a safe and healthy travel experience visit FlySwoop.com/traveller-safety.
Swoop is on a mission to make travel more affordable and accessible for all Canadians. Established in 2018 as an independent subsidiary of the WestJet Group of Companies, Swoop is Canada’s ultra-not-expensive airline. Offering scheduled service to destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, Swoop’s unbundled fares put travellers in control of purchasing only the products and services they desire.
Swoop’s fleet of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft will grow to 16 with the addition of six Boeing MAX-8 in 2022. At FlySwoop.com travellers can quickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, track flights and access Wi-Fi service in-flight.