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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...


Aug 02, 2018, 08:00 ET Swoop heads south for winter with sale fares starting from $99 CAD

Airline becomes first Canadian ULCC to enter U.S. market CALGARY, August 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop became the first Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) to enter the U.S. market when it released...


Jul 24, 2018, 08:00 ET Swoop releases domestic winter schedule

Third aircraft in position to inaugurate service between Edmonton and Abbotsford CALGARY, July 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop released its domestic winter schedule with flights available for booking...


Jul 10, 2018, 16:54 ET Swoop statement regarding the application for certification of its cabin crew members

CALGARY, July 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification of its cabin crew members. Swoop received formal...


Jun 22, 2018, 12:44 ET Media Advisory - Inaugural Edmonton flight to be welcomed at Edmonton International Airport on Monday

EDMONTON, June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - On Monday, June 25, 2018 Swoop's sold out inaugural Hamilton to Edmonton flight is scheduled to arrive at Edmonton International Airport at 9:18 a.m. Upon arrival...


Jun 20, 2018, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Swoop Inaugural Flight to be welcomed in Abbotsford today

ABBOTSFORD, BC, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - This morning the Inaugural Swoop flight is departing from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, and arriving at Abbotsford International Airport at 7:42...


Jun 20, 2018, 06:00 ET Swoop's wheels are up: Inaugural flight departs Hamilton, Ontario

Swoop takes to the skies, celebrating its first flights, servicing Hamilton, ON, Abbotsford, BC and Halifax, NS on June 20, 2018. CALGARY, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop today celebrated the debut of...


Jun 19, 2018, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Swoop to host Media for First Looks Show & Shine at Hamilton International Airport

HAMILTON, ON, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop will host a First Flights Show and Shine at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, offering media and invited guests a first look at what's in...


Jun 18, 2018, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Swoop to host Media for First Looks Show & Shine on June 19, 2018

HAMILTON, ON, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Swoop will be hosting a First Flights Show and Shine at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. With Swoop's inaugural flight...


Jun 14, 2018, 08:00 ET Ready for the runway: Swoop unveils new uniforms

On June 20 Swoop is hitting the runway with brand-new uniforms CALGARY, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop today unveiled their official crew uniforms. With only one week to go until Swoop's June 20, 2018...


Jun 13, 2018, 15:19 ET Swoop makes travel easy with their new mobile app

Swoop prepares for first flight with the launch of their mobile app CALGARY, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Swoop has launched their mobile app in preparation for first flights, taking off June 20, 2018....


Jun 12, 2018, 15:31 ET All-systems-go for Swoop's June 20 Inaugural Flight

Swoop receives air operators certificate approval from Transport Canada CALGARY, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop has officially been granted its air operating certificate (AOC) approval by...


May 22, 2018, 13:58 ET Painting the skies pink: Swoop livery unveiled

Canada's skies are about to get a little more colourful CALGARY, May 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the first Boeing 737-800NG aircraft was delivered to Swoop, marking one of many exciting milestones as the...


Apr 17, 2018, 08:00 ET Swoop announces new Winnipeg - Abbotsford route with direct, daily service for peak summer season

CALGARY, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Swoop announced a new domestic regional route, providing daily, direct service between Winnipeg and Abbotsford beginning August 16, 2018. Flights are now...


Apr 01, 2018, 07:00 ET April 1 Alert: Introducing, Duty Not Free: Pay-as-you-go toilet time

Just another way Swoop's unbundled offering lets travellers pay for what they need, and nothing they don't CALGARY, April 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop, Canada's only ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), has...


Mar 01, 2018, 16:00 ET Swoop welcomes Steven Greenway as President

Former founding member and Chief Commercial Officer of Scoot to lead Canada's first ultra-low-cost carrier CALGARY, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop today announced Steven Greenway as President of...


Feb 13, 2018, 16:41 ET Score with Swoop this Valentine's Day

Canada's only ULCC serves up cheap and easy $14 fares and much more CALGARY, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop, Canada's newest ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), is celebrating the sexiest day of the year...


Feb 01, 2018, 12:00 ET Swoop is on sale and today the first seats are on us!*

*But we need you to pay the taxes. CALGARY, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop, Canada's first true ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), today announced its initial schedule release with service starting from...


Feb 01, 2018, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Swoop to make major announcement in Abbotsford/

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop is Canada's first true ultra-low-cost carrier and on Thursday, February 1, the airline will unveil a first look at Swoop routes and prices. Media are invited to...


Feb 01, 2018, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Swoop to make major announcement in Hamilton/

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop is Canada's first true ultra-low-cost carrier and on Thursday, February 1, the airline will unveil a first look at Swoop routes and prices. Media are invited to...


Jan 31, 2018, 08:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Swoop to make major announcement in Abbotsford

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop is Canada's first true ultra-low-cost carrier and on Thursday, February 1, the airline will unveil a first look at Swoop routes and prices. Media are invited to...


Jan 31, 2018, 06:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Swoop to make major announcement in Hamilton

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Swoop is Canada's first true ultra-low-cost carrier and on Thursday, February 1, the airline will unveil a first look at Swoop routes and prices. Media are invited to...