Swoop Inducts Sixth New 737 MAX 8 Aircraft in 2022

The ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) celebrates the completion of its 2022 fleet expansion as part of the WestJet Group’s strategic path forward 

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2022 /CNW/ – Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), is celebrating the entry into service of its sixth new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with WO flight 360 from Toronto to Halifax. In just under ten months, Swoop has added six new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its existing fleet of ten Boeing 737-800 NGs, bringing its total fleet size to 16 aircraft. This accomplishment is a symbol of Swoop’s considerable growth in 2022, adding 12 new destinations to our network with more to come in 2023.  

“We’re thrilled to be celebrating the entry into service of our sixth new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, increasing our capacity and sustainability with the most fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft on the market,” said Bob Cummings, President of Swoop. “This achievement is a testament to our commitment to providing Canadians with more access to affordable and convenient air travel options and in response to heightened demand for travel. This winter we are excited to be able to offer expanded sun-flying capacity from cities across Canada, with the ability to fly Swoop in combination with a WestJet Vacations package.”

The ultra-not-expensive airline’s fleet additions have entered service at critical times this year, allowing the ULCC to expand service offerings at times of peak demand.  

Tail # Aircraft Name Entry into Service Date 
380#Swoopster June 30, 2022 
386#Swoopon June 30, 2022 
381#Winnipeg August 9, 2022 
382#Halifax October 22, 2022 
383#Charlottetown November 4, 2022 
385#Kelowna November 20, 2022 

 “At Swoop, we name our aircraft in reference to the pillars of our company, showing our appreciation for people, places and things that make us who we are,” continued Cummings. “#Swoopon” highlights our commitment to providing always-affordable air service to Canadians. “#Swoopster” is named after our employees, who work tirelessly every day to deliver ultra-affordable air service to Canadians. “#Halifax”, “#Winnipeg, “#Kelowna” and “#Charlottetown” celebrate some of the communities we serve and the partnerships within that are critical to our operation.”  

“As Swoop expands its all-Boeing fleet, the 737 MAX 8 is pivotal to the airline’s strategy to sustainably grow its route network for passengers,” said Brad McMullen, senior vice president of sales, North America, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “The 737 MAX provides enhanced fuel efficiency and environmental performance that will benefit Swoop as it connects cities across Canada and North America.” 

“We are delighted to deliver these 6 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to Swoop, expanding its fuel-efficient fleet and helping Swoop to capitalise on the recovery that we are seeing in the sector,” said Barry Flannery, Chief Commercial Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital. “These modern, fuel-efficient aircraft will allow Swoop to expand flight destinations and provide even more value to their customers over the coming years. It’s great to see the hard work and effort of the Swoop and SMBC Aviation Capital teams paying off and we look forward to many years of growth and successful partnership.” 

About Swoop    

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 has recently increased 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. 

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Swoop Expands Network from Hamilton with New Non-stop Flights to Punta Cana and Fort Lauderdale

The ultra-not-expensive airline reaffirms commitment to Hamilton with new routes and more flights to sunny destinations

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 7, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, expanded its winter sun-flying offering from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) with new non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Punta Cana (PUJ). Swoop will begin its ultra-affordable flying to Fort Lauderdale on December 16, 2022, with one-way fares starting as low as $109 CAD, and to Punta Cana on January 11, 2023, with one-way fares starting as low as $199 CAD. 

Hamilton-based Regional Sales Lead, Meghan Miller, says: “As summer comes to an end, residents of southern Ontario are turning their attention towards winter travel planning with their sights set on a sunny getaway. We know that Hamiltonians value the convenience of their local airport, and so we’re thrilled to offer more choice of ultra-convenient and ultra-affordable flights to popular sun destinations for winter vacations.”

Swoop has increased frequencies on existing sun-flying routes from Hamilton, with more weekly flights to Cancun, Las Vegas, Orlando, and St. Pete-Clearwater. In addition, several summer routes to Atlantic Canada saw such strong performance that the leading ULCC has extended service to year-round. Swoop will continue to operate non-stop flights from Hamilton to Moncton, NB (YQM) and St. John’s, NL (YYT) through the winter.

“Hamilton is thrilled to have Swoop expand flight destinations and service from our city, which offers people from the entire region greater convenience and supports jobs, growth, and tourism in our community as well. We’re excited to see Swoop continue to grow out of Hamilton’s airport for years to come.” – Mayor Fred Eisenberger

“As recovery continues, we are thrilled that Swoop will be expanding its schedule from Hamilton International this winter, offering Canadians even more choice with new routes and increased frequencies to a number of popular destinations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Whether you’re looking for a snowy getaway or a sunny escape, these ultra-not-expensive travel options provide fantastic opportunities for travellers in our region looking to visit loved ones or enjoy a long-awaited vacation for less.” – Cole Horncastle, Executive Managing Director, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

Full details of Swoop’s expanded winter schedule can be found below, with ultra-not-expensive flights to sun getaways starting at $99 one-way total price (CAD).

RoutePeak Weekly
Frequency
One-way total
price (CAD)
Base Fare
(CAD)
Taxes & Fees
(CAD)
Hamilton to Punta Cana1x weekly$199.00$90.68$108.32
Hamilton to Ft. Lauderdale 2x weekly $109.00$18.43$90.57
Hamilton to Las Vegas 4x weekly $119.00$29.35$89.65
Hamilton to St. Pete-Clearwater 3x weekly $139.00$48.40$90.60
Hamilton to Orlando 4x weekly $99.00$10.30$88.70
Hamilton to Cancun 3x weekly $239.00$142.27$96.73
Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly $199.00$90.68$108.32

About Swoop     

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, comprised of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and three Boeing MAX-8 aircraft, will grow to 16 with the addition of three Boeing MAX-8 in 2022.

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Swoop heats up winter travel planning with new non-stop flights to Cuba

The ultra-not-expensive airline grows Caribbean offering with ultra-not-expensive service from Toronto to Varadero

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 31, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, expanded its winter schedule with new routes, more frequencies and new service to Cuba. Swoop will begin its seasonal, non-stop service between Toronto (YYZ) and Varadero (VRA) on January 11, 2023, and fares are starting as low as $189 one-way.

“We’re thrilled to be announcing an expansion in the Caribbean, adding Varadero to our growing list of vacation destinations,” said Tia McGrath, Leader, Distribution and Sales. “Cuba tops the list for Ontarians seeking an affordable beach getaway and we’re proud to reaffirm our commitment to the region with more ultra-convenient and ultra-low fares.”

As part of its expanding winter schedule, Swoop will restart service to some popular sun and fun routes. Swoop is bringing sun flying back to London, ON (YXU) beginning December 3 with non-stop service to Cancun (CUN) starting on December 3 and to Orlando (Sanford) on December 4. In addition, the ULCC will restart service to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) from both Toronto (YYZ) and Hamilton (YHM) on December 8 and December 9, respectively.

“We know that choice and value are important to Canadians planning vacations,” continued McGrath, “We have several options available for our ultra-not-expensive flights to be packaged with all-inclusive resorts or vacation properties.”

Through Swoop Getaways, travellers can pair ultra-not-expensive Swoop flights with thousands of hotel, resort and vacation properties, unlocking hotel discounts. Those looking for a pre-packaged vacation can add a Swoop flight to a WestJet Vacation when they book through online travel agencies. Swoop has also partnered with The Special Travel Corporation, whose knowledgeable travel agents can book custom packages with ultra-low-fare Swoop flights.

“We are thrilled to welcome Swoop flights to Cuba, we are excited with this new partnership which means more capacity to Cuba from Canada. In this price sensitive market, Swoop’s ultra-low cost structure will make easier to Canadians this winter to enjoy beautiful Cuba” – Lessner Gomes, Director of the Cuba Tourist Board

 “The London International Airport and Swoop saw strong growth through 2019 and the first quarter of 2020 prior to the pandemic restrictions,” said Scott McFadzean, President and CEO of London International Airport. “It is amazing to have Swoop back offering these incredible destinations at low rates from your local easy and comfortable airport.”

Swoop has increased the frequency of flying on many existing routes, with daily flights from Toronto to Cancun and Las Vegas and near-daily flights to Montego Bay and Punta Cana. Full details of Swoop’s expanded winter schedule can be found below, with ultra-not-expensive flights to sun getaways starting at $89 one-way total pride (CAD).

RoutePeak Weekly
Frequency
One-way total
price (CAD)
Base Fare
(CAD)
Taxes &
Fees (CAD)
Toronto to Varadero3x weekly$189.00$73.04$115.96
Toronto to Ft. Lauderdale6x weekly$109.00$13.05$95.95
Toronto to St. Pete-Clearwater2x weekly$119.00$23.97$95.03
Toronto to Orlando6x weekly$119.00$23.97$95.03
Toronto to Las Vegas7x weekly$99.00$4.92$94.08
Toronto to Cancun10x weekly$259.00$156.62$102.38
Toronto to Kingston5x weekly$189.00$71.68$117.32
Toronto to Montego Bay6x weekly$189.00$71.68$117.32
Toronto to Punta Cana5x weekly$179.00$65.03$113.97
Toronto to Puerto Vallarta2x weekly$299.00$196.62$102.38
Toronto to Los Cabos2x weekly$239.00$136.62$102.38
Hamilton to Ft. Lauderdale2x weekly$109.00$18.43$90.57
Hamilton to Las Vegas4x weekly$119.00$29.35$89.65
Hamilton to St. Pete-Clearwater3x weekly$139.00$48.40$90.60
Hamilton to Orlando4x weekly$99.00$10.30$88.70
Hamilton to Cancun3x weekly$239.00$142.27$96.73
Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta1x weekly$199.00$90.68$108.32
London to Orlando2x weekly$89.00$18.75$70.25
London to Cancun2x weekly$129.00$53.69$75.31
Edmonton to Mesa2x weekly$219.00$115.33$103.67
Edmonton to Las Vegas6x weekly$99.00$2.21$96.79
Edmonton to Mazatlán1x weekly$299.00$230.52$68.48
Edmonton to Puerto Vallarta2x weekly$259.00$153.77$105.23
Edmonton to Los Cabos2x weekly$219.00$115.53$103.47
Winnipeg to Mesa2x weekly$159.00$128.65$30.35
Winnipeg to Orlando2x weekly$149.00$46.83$102.17
Winnipeg to Puerto Vallarta2x weekly$449.00$340.62$108.38
Abbotsford to Mazatlán1x weekly$179.00$73.77$105.23
Abbotsford to Los Cabos2x weekly$269.00$200.52$68.48
Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta3x weekly$299.00$230.52$68.48

To learn more about Swoop and for flight schedules and bookings, please visit FlySwoop.com.

About Swoop    

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, comprised of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and three Boeing MAX-8 aircraft will grow to 16 with the addition of three more Boeing MAX-8 in 2022. At FlySwoop.com [c212.net] travellers can quickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, and track flights.

Swoop Restarts Popular Service Between Hamilton and Las Vegas

The ultra-not-expensive airline celebrates the return of non-stop flights to Vegas from Hamilton International Airport

HAMILTON, ON, June 23, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, re-started non-stop flights to Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) from Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport (YHM). Swoop flight WO 802 took off from Hamilton this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET following a Vegas-themed gate-side celebration.

“As Canada’s ultra-not-expensive airline, we are thrilled be resuming our highly-demanded service between Hamilton and Las Vegas,” said Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance, Swoop. “Today’s celebration reinforces our commitment to Canadian travellers and the Hamilton community, providing more convenient options for residents to enjoy weekend getaways and long-awaited vacations.”

The leading Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) has been busy this summer with a significant network expansion, connecting southwestern Ontario with top-tier American cities. This service restart will be a welcome addition to the 11 other destinations served from Hamilton.

“Canadians are excited to travel again this summer, and after two years of restrictions, we’ve seen record demand for getaways across the border,” continued van der Stege, “This restart reinforces the incredible growth trajectory we’re experiencing, as ultra-low fares continue to unlock new opportunities for Canadians to explore America’s largest cities.” 

“Today is an exciting day as we celebrate the highly anticipated return of service from Hamilton to Las Vegas with Swoop. Vegas has long been enjoyed as a one-stop-shop destination for world-class events, unrivaled entertainment, and unique experiences and with Swoop’s ultra-not-expensive fares, travellers are able to spend the savings on themselves and indulge in all that the “Fabulous” city has to offer,” says Cole Horncastle, Executive Managing Director of John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. “We are thrilled that travellers can once again return to this popular destination and start their journey with comfort and ease from Hamilton International.”

“We’re delighted our partners at Swoop are resuming nonstop flights to Las Vegas from Hamilton International Airport,” said H. Fletch Brunelle, vice president of marketing and sales for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “International travel continues to be a key component of Las Vegas’ recovery, and we look forward to welcoming more flights from Canada, our top international market for visitation prior to the pandemic. From incredible entertainment and sports events to world-class dining and attractions, there are so many new, only-in-Vegas experiences awaiting our Canadian visitors.” 

With introductory fares from Hamilton to Las Vegas starting at just $119 CAD, Swoop is showing Canadians just how affordable experiencing top tourist destinations across the US can be this summer.   

Route Start Date Peak Weekly
Frequency 
One-way
total price
(CAD) 
Base Fare
(CAD) 
Taxes & Fees
(CAD) 
Hamilton to Las
Vegas
June 23,
2022 
2x weekly $139.00$48.40$90.60
Las Vegas to
Hamilton 
June 23,
2022 
2x weekly $119.00$91.45$27.55

For travel between September 1 – October 15, 2022 | Seasonal start and end dates apply and are indicated in the booking flow. | Fares are valid until June 28, 2022 (11:59 p.m. MT) or while seats last. | Prices displayed above are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is made and accepted. |

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

About Swoop

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. 

Swoop Celebrates Four Years of Ultra-Low-Fare Flights with Inaugural Service to New York City


Canada’s ultra-not-expensive airline marks four years of democratizing air travel for Canadians with celebrations across the country

CALGARY, AB, June 20, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline is celebrating four years of making air travel more accessible and affordable for Canadians. The airline kicked off festivities with two inaugural flights departing from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Swoop flight WO370 arrived in Deer Lake, NL at 11:40 a.m. local time, and Swoop flight WO750 landed for the very first time in the Big Apple, at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 10:15 a.m. local time.

Swoop is giving you a little gif(t) to celebrate its b-day. Get 40% off base fares† anywhere Swoop flies. Restrictions apply.
Swoop is giving you a little gif(t) to celebrate its b-day. Get 40% off base fares† anywhere Swoop flies. Restrictions apply.

Since the airline’s first flight on June 20, 2018, Swoop has proudly served over four million travellers, connected Canadians to 33 destinations in five different countries with a total of 52 routes currently operating, and over 28,000 flights operated in these past four years.   

“Swoop has expanded rapidly this year to meet the unprecedented demand for air travel that Canadians have missed out on for two long years,” said Bob Cummings, President of Swoop. “We are so thrilled to celebrate our fourth birthday across our newly expanded network with travellers and airport partners, and with a special celebration in America’s largest metropolis, New York City. With a young fleet of 16 Boeing 737 aircraft in service by the end of the summer, there is much more ultra-affordable travel to come!”

Swoop is inviting travellers to join the festivities at airports across the country, with giveaways and special birthday treats. The ultra-not-expensive airline is also GIF(t)ing Canadians with 40% off base fares with promo code BDAYGIFS.  

“With thousands of Canadians boarding Swoop aircraft each day on their way to reconnect with friends and family, we’re proud to know that we’re enabling more travel than ever before, through ultra-convenient and ultra-affordable fares,” continued Cummings. “Swoop’s success would not be possible without the support of Canadian travellers, airport partners, and of course our people, our Swoopsters, who share in our mission of making air travel more accessible and affordable.”

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

About Swoop  
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. 

Swoop’s Atlantic Presence Grows with Inaugural Flight from Halifax to Ottawa

The ultra-not-expensive airline introduces new non-stop services to Canada’s Capital

HALIFAX, NS, June 19, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, launched 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.

“As Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, we are thrilled to be adding more connectivity for residents of Halifax as part of our summer network expansion,” said Shane Workman, Head of Flight Operations, Swoop. “The remarkable growth the Canadian tourism sector has experienced relies on convenient and affordable air service, and we’re proud to be supporting the Halifax community with more ultra-not-expensive fares.”

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 new non-stop service to Halifax offers another option as Ottawa-Gatineau vacationers look to explore Canada’s beautiful east coast this summer,” said Mark Laroche, Ottawa International Airport Authority President and CEO. “We are delighted that YOW continues to factor in Swoop’s growth plans and look forward to welcoming their passengers to our beautiful region.”

“Swoop continues to be an important airline partner at Halifax Stanfield, further strengthened by the launch of their new non-stop Halifax-Ottawa route,” said Joyce Carter, President & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority. “Air service is critical in supporting the recovery of the tourism industry and the economy. Swoop launched their very first route at Halifax Stanfield in 2018 and on behalf of the airport and Halifax community, we congratulate them on their four-year anniversary and look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.”

With introductory fares from Halifax to Ottawa starting at just $59 CAD†, Swoop is showing Canadians just how affordable travelling across the country can be this summer. 

Route Peak Weekly
Frequency       
One-way total
price (CAD)      
Base Fare
(CAD)         
Taxes & Fees
(CAD)               
Halifax to OttawaDaily$69.00$13.93$55.07
Halifax to Edmonton   5x weekly$129.00$66.10$62.90
Halifax to TorontoDaily$59.00$5.23$53.77
Halifax to HamiltonDaily$59.00$5.23$53.77
Halifax to Winnipeg4x weekly$129.00$66.10$62.90

For travel between September 1-October 15, 2022 | Seasonal start and end dates apply and are indicated in the booking flow. | Fares are valid until June 23, 2022 (11:59 p.m. MT) or while seats last. | Prices displayed above are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is made and accepted.

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.

About Swoop 
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.

Swoop grows presence in Saskatchewan, with new non-stop service to Regina

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 EdmontonJune 16,20222x weekly$69$34.64$30.41
Regina to WinnipegJune 16,20222x weekly$49$15.59$29.45
Regina to TorontoJune 22,20222x weekly$59$25.12$29.93
Edmonton to ReginaJune 16,20222x weekly$69$19.64$45.41
Winnipeg to ReginaJune 16,20222x weekly$69$16.64$48.41
Toronto to ReginaJune 22,20222x 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.  

About Swoop

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.  

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing 737-8 MAX to Swoop

Victorville, California, June 15th 2022: SMBC Aviation Capital is pleased to announce the delivery of one (1) Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft (MSN 63976) equipped with two (2) CFM LEAP engines to Swoop (a wholly-owned subsidiary of WestJet).The aircraft and associated engines were delivered while located in Victorville, California.

This is the first of six aircraft delivering to Swoop over summer 2022.

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