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Jun 17, 2020, 12:00 ET Swoop Seeks Airport Partners to Lead Economic Recovery

CALGARY, AB, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Swoop, Canada's leading Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier (ULCC) and an independently operated subsidiary of the WestJet Group of Companies, today issued a 'Request for...


Jun 04, 2020, 12:30 ET Swoop Announces Support for Canada's Healthcare Workers Through The Frontline Fund

CALGARY, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop announced a new charitable initiative with The Frontline Fund, raising funds in support of Canada's healthcare workers and hospital foundations. Beginning...


Mar 19, 2020, 16:00 ET Swoop Suspends All International Flights, Commits to Bringing Home 2,349 Canadian Travellers

CALGARY, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Swoop is altering its international operations to help with the global efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. At the end of the operating day on Sunday, March 22,...


Mar 06, 2020, 17:30 ET Spring ahead and Swoop forward with the BOGO Base Fare sale

CALGARY, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - As clocks spring forward this weekend, Swoop is calling on Canadians to shrug off the winter blues with its BOGO Base Fare sale. Starting today and running until Mon....


Feb 26, 2020, 07:00 ET Swoop Paints the Skies Pink in Celebration of Pink Shirt Day

The ultra-low-cost carrier encourages Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Today on Pink Shirt Day, Swoop is calling on Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp through an exciting...


Feb 24, 2020, 07:00 ET Swoop Names Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial

CALGARY, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - 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...


Jan 31, 2020, 07:00 ET Swoop Celebrates Second Anniversary of its First Retail Sale with Extended Sale at FlySwoop.com

The airline's rapid growth affirms Canadians' need to have more affordable air travel CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Group Ltd., is...


Jan 14, 2020, 06:00 ET 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, Jan. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Base fares for a dollar? No, this isn't an early April Fool's joke. Today,...


Jan 09, 2020, 07:00 ET Swoop grows its East Coast network

The ultra-low-fare airline's 10 aircraft allows for flights between Hamilton and St. John's, Moncton and Charlottetown CALGARY, Jan. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of it's 2020 summer schedule, Swoop,...


Jan 06, 2020, 09:10 ET Swoop celebrated its two-millionth traveller

In less than two years, Canada's ultra-low-cost carrier embraced a milestone achievement CALGARY, Jan. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Over the weekend, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of...


Dec 13, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop Adds Phoenix-bound Route from Winnipeg

Winnipeg Travellers can escape to the Valley of the Sun this winter CALGARY and WINNIPEG, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - This weekend, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines ...


Dec 13, 2019, 04:00 ET Swoop Continues North American Expansion with Release of 2020 Summer Schedule

The ultra-low fare airline adds increased service and three new destinations to its network CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet...


Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Swoop Adds Second Mexico Destination to its Winnipeg Network

Travellers can now visit Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos at an accessible price CALGARY and WINNIPEG, Dec. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet...


Dec 05, 2019, 17:00 ET Swoop Announced as Start-up Airline of the Year

Canada's ultra-low-cost carrier takes a top prize at the 2019 CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit CALGARY, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet...


Nov 15, 2019, 16:30 ET Swoop Takes Off with Five New Direct Flights from Winnipeg

Manitoba sun-seekers now have more options available for their winter getaway, including Las Vegas, Florida and Mexico. CALGARY and WINNIPEG, Nov. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Beginning today, Swoop, Canada's...


Nov 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Swoop's Network Expands with the Launch of Non-Stop Service from Edmonton, AB to Los Cabos

Alberta travellers can now visit Mexico's premier tourism destination at an affordable price CALGARY, Nov. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet...


Oct 31, 2019, 09:00 ET Swoop Adds Two New Mexican Destinations to its Edmonton Network

Albertans can now get away to three great destinations in Mexico, including Cancún and Mazatlán. CALGARY, Oct. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet ...


Oct 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Launch of Swoop Getaways, powered by Expedia Group, to offer affordable package rates to travellers

Travellers can now book their Swoop flight and hotel in one convenient package in time for a winter escape CALGARY, Oct. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary...


Oct 24, 2019, 09:34 ET Swoop Adds Two New Routes from London, ON to its Winter Schedule

Canadians can now fly direct to Cancún and Orlando from London, Ontario CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - London, ON residents can escape the Canadian winter with the launch of Swoop's two new routes...


Oct 18, 2019, 14:00 ET Swoop Expands Edmonton Network with New Service to Puerto Vallarta

Travellers can head to warmer destinations this winter as Swoop inaugurates the first of four new routes with service to Mexico CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - This weekend, Swoop, Canada's...


Oct 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Swoop Adds London - Las Vegas Route to its Expanding Network of Transborder Flights

The ultra-low-cost carrier is continuing to make international travel more affordable for Canadians CALGARY, Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of...


Sep 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Swoop announces Shane Workman as new Head of Flight Operations

Workman brings more than 25 years of aviation experience to the growing ultra-low-fare carrier CALGARY, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop, Canada's ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet...


Sep 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Sunwing partners with Swoop to offer customers even more travel options this winter

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Jul 02, 2019, 05:00 ET Fly away with Swoop to San Diego this winter

Airline welcomes new route to San Diego from Edmonton and Abbotsford CALGARY, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced service to San Diego, Calif. from Edmonton, Alta. and Abbotsford, B.C....


Jun 27, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop's non-stop Kelowna to Las Vegas service takes flight

The popular route has been extended through the winter schedule CALGARY, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its new non-stop route between Kelowna, BC and Las Vegas, NV. The inaugural...