Swoop releases updated domestic schedule for summer

CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low fare airline, today (June 9, 2020) released an updated domestic schedule for summer with flights operating between July 1 – September 13, 2020. The announcement reaffirms the airline’s commitment to ensuring Canadians have access to affordable fares for essential travel now, and for domestic tourism when the… Read the full press release

Swoop to raise funds for Canada’s healthcare workers and hospital foundations through new charitable initiative with The Frontline Fund

CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 4, 2020), Swoop announced a new charitable initiative with The Frontline Fund, raising funds in support of Canada’s healthcare workers and hospital foundations. Beginning Thursday, June 4, Swoop will be making disposable masks available at check-in, for a suggested minimum donation of $2.00, with 100… Read the full press release

Swoop marks Pink Shirt Day with an exciting social media campaign

The ultra-low-cost carrier encourages Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp CALGARY, AB, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Feb. 26, 2020) on Pink Shirt Day, Swoop is calling on Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp through an exciting social media campaign in support of anti-bullying initiatives. Canada’s ultra-low fare airline is partnering with CKNW Kids’ Fund’s Pink Shirt Day and… Read the full press release

Swoop announces the appointment of Bert van der Stege as Head of Commercial

CALGARY, AB, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop is delighted to announce Bert van der Stege will be joining its operations as Head of Commercial effective Feb. 24. With more than 20 years of international aviation experience, Bert brings a wealth of knowledge, most recently from his position as Vice President and Chief Commercial… Read the full press release

Swoop marks the 2nd year anniversary of its website, FlySwoop.com

The airline’s rapid growth affirms Canadians’ need to have more affordable air travel CALGARY, CANADA, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Group Ltd., is excited to announce it is celebrating the two-year anniversary of its website, FlySwoop.com, on Feb. 1, 2020. To celebrate, Swoop will be extending… Read the full press release

Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline Swoop launches The Loonie Seat Sale

The taxes and fees are extra but they’re easier to swallow when base fares are only a loonie CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Base fares for a dollar? No, this isn’t an early April Fool’s joke. Today ( Jan. 14, 2020), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline, launched The Loonie Seat Sale, offering 100,000… Read the full press release

Swoop announces expanded East Coast network for summer 2020

The ultra-low-fare airline’s 10 aircraft allows for flights between Hamilton and St. John’s, Moncton and Charlottetown CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of it’s 2020 summer schedule, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., announced its East Coast network expansion, with flights between Hamilton, Ontario and St. John’s,… Read the full press release

Swoop reaches milestone of two-millionth traveller since first flight took off in June 2018

In less than two years, Canada’s ultra-low-cost carrier embraced a milestone achievement CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., proudly announced that it has carried two million travellers since its first flight took off in June 2018. To commemorate this milestone achievement,… Read the full press release

Swoop announces its 2020 summer schedule with increased service and three new destinations

The ultra-low fare airline adds increased service and three new destinations to its network CALGARY, AB, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 13, 2019 ), 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… Read the full press release

Swoop named Start-up Airline of the Year at the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence

Canada’s ultra-low-cost carrier takes a top prize at the 2019 CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit CALGARY, AB, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 5, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., was announced as the winner of the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence Start-up Airline of the Year. Steven Greenway, President,… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport

The ultra-low-cost carrier is continuing to make international travel more affordable for Canadians CALGARY, AB, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Oct. 3, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrates its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on… Read the full press release

Swoop announces partnership with Sunwing to offer Canadians more travel options this winter

Toronto, ON, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Canadians looking for a tropical escape that’s easily accessible from their local airport have even more options to choose from this coming winter thanks to a new agreement between leading tour operator, Sunwing, and ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop. Sunseekers departing from Hamilton, London, Abbotsford, Edmonton and Winnipeg can… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport welcomes Swoop’s new service from Edmonton, Alta. and Abbotsford, B.C.

CALGARY, AB, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 5, 2019) Swoop announced service to San Diego, Calif. from Edmonton, Alta. and Abbotsford, B.C. beginning October 4, 2019. This announcement comes one week after the release of Swoop’s 2019 winter schedule which offers non-stop flights in 39 markets that are available for booking now through… Read the full press release

Swoop unveils 28 winter getaway routes in its 2019 winter schedule

Airline brings more sun flying to Canadians this winter, adds three aircraft to its fleet CALGARY, AB, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 25, 2019) 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… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Swoop’s 3-times-weekly service to Edmonton, Alberta

OAK now connected to Canada by Swoop, new, ultra low-cost carrier Oakland, CA, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today (January 23, 2019) announce that Oakland has been selected by ultra-low-cost Canadian carrier, Swoop, for service to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Alberta, Canada.  Flights will operate 3-times-weekly on Tuesday, Thursday,… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Canada’s first true ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop

Airline is the first Canadian ULCC to cross the border, offering affordable service from five U.S. airports Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s first true ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), today (August 02, 2018) announced its entrance into the U.S. market with five new international flight routes available for purchase through April 27, 2019…. Read the full press release