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Jun 11, 2019, 19:42 ET Swoop statement on the certification of cabin crew

CALGARY, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop today received a certification order from the Canadian Industrial Relations Board confirming the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) as the certified...


May 31, 2019, 03:00 ET Swoop carries its one-millionth traveller

Less than a year since its first flight, the airline marks a milestone record CALGARY, May 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop celebrated its one-millionth traveller on a flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier...


May 27, 2019, 14:26 ET Statement regarding the application for certification of Swoop cabin crew

CALGARY, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) of ...


May 24, 2019, 03:00 ET Swoop lifts-off with three more inaugural summer routes

Coast-to-coast celebrations include welcoming Kelowna to the Swoop network CALGARY, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates three inaugural routes as part of its 2019 summer schedule. The routes...


May 22, 2019, 03:00 ET Get acquainted with Swoop's new group booking desk

Group bookings include checked bag, seat assignment and reservation support CALGARY, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop has opened a group booking desk designed to facilitate flight bookings and reservation...


Apr 28, 2019, 07:00 ET Swoop takes flight at London International Airport

Airline inaugurates new route between London, ON and Edmonton, AB CALGARY, April 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates the launch of air service in London, Ontario. The inaugural flight departs...


Apr 16, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop announces Innovation and Experience Centre

Aspirations to be a leading digital retailer spurs partnership with Navitaire CALGARY, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced an Innovation and Experience Centre partnership with Navitaire, an...


Apr 01, 2019, 03:00 ET April 1 Alert: Swoop brings lie-flat seats to its single class cabin

An industry leader in innovation, Swoop breaks the mould on the ultra-low-cost model with its Recline-for-a-Dime™ product CALGARY, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop has set a new bar in ultra-low-cost...


Mar 21, 2019, 07:00 ET Swoop teams up with Google Flights

Fares and flights are now displayed on popular search engine CALGARY, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop flights are now showcased on the industry's leading search engine, Google Flights. The addition of...


Mar 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Swoop adds new service between Kelowna and Las Vegas

Twice weekly non-stop flights begin June 27, 2019 CALGARY, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced new service between Kelowna, BC and Las Vegas, NV. The twice weekly service from Kelowna...


Feb 19, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop surprises family with Las Vegas reunion on Family Day

#OnlyOnSwoop campaign highlights the importance of connecting through affordable travel CALGARY, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop released its family focused #OnlyOnSwoop video and kicked off its...


Jan 24, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop joins Abbotsford officials in ribbon cutting ceremony at YXX

Swoop travellers amongst the first to experience new arrival and departure terminal CALGARY, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop joined the Abbotsford International Airport to celebrate the expansion...


Jan 22, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop releases its full summer schedule adding seven new markets

Airline increases weekly flights by 40% and adds its seventh aircraft to the fleet CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop released its full summer schedule with non-stop flights available for...


Jan 21, 2019, 15:07 ET Media Advisory - Swoop to host event in celebration of the terminal expansion at the Abbotsford International Airport

CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Swoop's President Steven Greenway will join Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun along with other Officials in a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Abbotsford...


Jan 20, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop completes its Mexico route launches

Airline adds Mazatlán to its list of flights inaugurated this month CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its final of four inaugural flights to Mexico this January. Flight WO604...


Jan 14, 2019, 05:00 ET Cancun welcomes Swoop's inaugural flight from Hamilton

Three destinations in Mexico are offered this January with fares as low as $139 CAD CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton...


Jan 12, 2019, 05:00 ET Puerto Vallarta welcomes Swoop's inaugural flight from Abbotsford

Travellers can enjoy the sunny shores of Mexico with one-way flights from $159CAD CALGARY, Jan. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its inaugural flight from Abbotsford International Airport...


Jan 08, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop inaugurates the first commercial flight from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta

The airline's first flight to Mexico is also a first for Hamilton International Airport CALGARY, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its first of four inaugural flights to Mexico. Flight...


Dec 16, 2018, 07:00 ET Montego Bay welcomes Swoop's sold-out inaugural flight from Hamilton

Swoop celebrates its first international flight with every day low fares from $149 CALGARY, Dec. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop celebrates its first international flight from John C. Munro Hamilton...


Nov 27, 2018, 07:00 ET Swoop reveals core summer schedule with fares priced from $59

Airline extends key routes in preparation for its full summer schedule release CALGARY, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop released its core summer schedule with flights available for booking from...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:30 ET Swoop introduces FlyDay Fares - Weekly sale-fare program gives new meaning to T.G.I.F

CALGARY, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Tomorrow Swoop will debut a new weekly feature on its website aimed to stimulate travel to new destinations while easing the cost of booking during the advertised period....


Oct 04, 2018, 07:00 ET Swoop announces service to Mexico

Airline introduces service to three Mexican cities beginning January 8, 2019. CALGARY, Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced service to Mexico with the addition of four new routes serving the...


Sep 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Montego Bay, Jamaica is Swoop's newest destination

New service to Montego Bay from Hamilton begins December 16, 2018. CALGARY, Sept.12, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced Montego Bay, Jamaica as its first Caribbean sun-destination. Twice weekly...


Aug 29, 2018, 05:00 ET Swoop introduces new service between Edmonton and Winnipeg

New domestic route added to winter schedule CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop announced a new domestic route providing direct service four times weekly between Edmonton International Airport ...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Airline's fourth aircraft swoops into service

Sold-out inaugural flight kicks-off seasonal Abbotsford-Winnipeg route CALGARY, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop entered its fourth aircraft into service with the launch of a seasonal summer route...