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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...


Jun 25, 2019, 05:00 ET Swoop releases its 2019 Winter schedule, adds Los Cabos to its network

Airline brings more sun flying to Canadians this winter, adds three aircraft to its fleet CALGARY, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available...


Jun 20, 2019, 05:00 ET Happy Birthday! Swoop marks a year in the skies

Travellers' stories tell the difference ultra-low-cost travel has made in their lives CALGARY, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Today marks a year of ultra-low-cost flying for Swoop and its travellers. Since...


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....