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Heard Swoop will be in the news tomorrow with some new routes and yxu London Ontario will be added to the Swoop family. Hearing Winnipeg,Vancouver,Calgary flights but this will replace Westjet flying. So London yxu will need to fly Encore to YYZ to get Westjet service if my source is correct. See what happens tomorrow.

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Swoop releases its full summer schedule adding seven new markets

 
‎Today, ‎January ‎22, ‎2019, ‏‎1 hour ago | Peter Muir

Provided by Swoop/CNW

Airline increases weekly flights by 40% and adds its seventh aircraft to the fleet 

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CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ – Today Swoop released its full summer schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from April 28, 2019through October 26, 2019. Along with three new destinations of London ON, Kelowna BC and Oakland CA, the schedule boasts five new domestic markets, two new transborder markets and an extension of two international routes.

The new domestic markets include service between London and Halifax six times per week and daily service from London to/from Abbotsford and Edmonton. Service between Kelowna and Winnipeg will be offered three times a week. The schedule also sees the return of the seasonal route between Abbotsford and Winnipeg four times per week.

Edmonton will enjoy increased transborder capacity with thrice-weekly flights to/from Oakland and a weekly flight to/from Orlando.

Internationally, Swoop will continue its Hamilton service to Montego Bayand Cancun, with a weekly return flight throughout the summer.

Amongst the routes that will end for the summer are Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta and Tampa Bay, and Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán. Edmonton to Mesa will take a short hiatus and suspend service at the end of May before resuming October 5, 2019.

“The summer 2019 schedule focuses on realizing economies of scale,” said Steven Greenway, President of Swoop. “We have created a schedule that leverages our existing network while expanding to a limited number of strategic destinations. Our travellers having been eager for the summer schedule, and we are delighted to have now released the full details.” 

Details of Swoop’s summer schedule:

Domestic Markets WeeklyFrequency Service Offered Total One-WayPrice From
Edmonton and Hamilton 14x Daily  $139 CAD
Edmonton and Abbotsford 16x Daily    $59 CAD
Hamilton and Halifax 13x Daily  $139 CAD
Hamilton and Winnipeg 6x Daily except Saturday    $89 CAD
Hamilton and Abbotsford 12x Daily  $159 CAD
Edmonton and Winnipeg 6x Daily except Saturday    $69 CAD
New Domestic Markets
London and Halifax 6x Daily except Saturday(starts May 24, 2019) $139 CAD
London and Abbotsford 7x Daily(starts May 24, 2019) $159 CAD
London and Edmonton 7x Daily(starts April 28, 2019)  $139 CAD
Abbotsford and Winnipeg 4x Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri(starts May 24, 2019) $129 CAD
Kelowna and Winnipeg 3x Mon, Wed, Fri (starts May 24, 2019) $119 CAD
Transborder Markets
Edmonton and Mesa 2x Wed, Sat(ends May 25, 2019 andresumes October 5, 2019)  $159 CAD
Edmonton and Las Vegas 7x Daily  $139 CAD
Abbotsford and Las Vegas 2x Thu, Sun  $119 CAD
Hamilton and Las Vegas 4x Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun  $159 CAD
Hamilton and Fort Lauderdale 2x Mon, Fri  $149 CAD
 Hamilton and Orlando 3x Mon, Wed, Sat  $159 CAD
Hamilton and Tampa 3x Wed, Thu, Sat(ends May 22, 2019)  $119 CAD
New Transborder Markets
Edmonton and Oakland 3x Tue, Thu, Sun(starts May 26, 2019)  $159 CAD
Edmonton and Orlando 1x Sat(starts June 1, 2019)  $199 CAD
International Markets
Hamilton and Montego Bay 1x Sat  $199 CAD
Hamilton and Puerto Vallarta 1x Sat(ends May 18, 2019)  $139 CAD
Hamilton and Cancun 1x Sat  $139 CAD
Abbotsford and Puerto Vallarta 2x Mon, Sat(ends May 20, 2019)  $159 CAD
Every day low fares. Lower promotional fares may be available during select travel periods. 

To learn more about Swoop’s destinations, schedule and ultra-low-cost model visit FlySwoop.com or connect with Swoop on FacebookTwitterInstagram.

Supporting Quotes

Edmonton
“Swoop’s growing list of Canadian and US routes from EIA is an investment in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region,” said Tom Ruth, President and CEO of Edmonton International Airport. “Popular destinations and low fares are creating exceptional travel options while supporting tourism and business growth in our region.”

Kelowna
“We are excited to welcome Swoop to YLW,” said Sam Samaddar, Airport Director. “Having an ultra-low-cost-carrier in Kelowna is an incredible opportunity for the community, as it opens up doors to travellers from all over the country.”

London
“Today’s announcement is wonderful news for London and our region of Ontario,” said Mike Seabrook, CEO of London International Airport. “We’re focused on being the “Easy and Comfortable” airport and Swoop’s new service is a perfect fit. Our passengers will be able to get to more destinations with direct flights the easy and comfortable way.”

Abbotsford
“I’m pleased to congratulate Swoop on their 2019 summer schedule, providing new daily service to London, Ontario from YXX and the extension of international service to Las Vegas twice weekly for the summer season,” said Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun. “This is great news for travellers from across our region and I look forward to seeing Swoop continue to expand their flight options at YXX for our growing city and region.”

Halifax
“We’re so pleased to have a new connection between Halifax and southern Ontario,” said Joyce Carter, President and CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority. “The addition of another ultra low-cost route will provide more opportunities for travellers to connect with family and friends across the country and allow us to welcome even more visitors to the East Coast this summer.”

Winnipeg
“We are pleased to work with Swoop to add more flights and destinations to meet customer needs at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport,” said Barry Rempel, President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. “Our community continues to grow and benefit with these additions and we’re excited that this summer, travelers will have new options to enjoy all that Winnipeg has to offer.”

Oakland
Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the Port of Oakland notes, “It is with a great deal of enthusiasm that I welcome Swoop and its new service to Oakland International. It is very exciting to begin 2019 with the announcement that OAK’s global roster of destinations will extend to Canada for the first time. We trust that business and leisure travelers in both metropolitan areas will benefit from this new connectivity, and we look forward to growing with our partners at Swoop as they expand further into US and Canadian markets.”

Orlando
“Swoop’s decision to expand service from Edmonton to Orlando is one we applaud,” said Phil Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “Enhancing Canadian service options provides our friends to the north a greater opportunity to enjoy all that Orlando and Central Florida have to offer.”

Hamilton
“Swoop’s announcement is another great milestone for the Airport as it expands its year-round program for passengers traveling from Hamilton,” said Cathie Puckering, President & CEO of John C. Munro HamiltonInternational Airport. “The increased frequencies in domestic travel will offer customers more opportunities to explore Canada from coast to coast. In addition, Swoop’s service from Hamilton will continue this summer to several U.S. and international markets such as Las Vegas, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Cancun and Montego Bay and is an exciting development for our customers with summer travel plans to these popular destinations.”

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