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Swoop Celebrates Launch of Inaugural Nonstop Service Between Toronto and Punta Cana

Yesterday, Canadian ULCC Swoop celebrated the launch of inaugural nonstop service between Toronto and Punta Cana in Mexico. Flight WO 670 departed Toronto at 07:00 and arrived in Punta Cana at 12:25, where an inaugural ceremony was held.

Swoop Boeing 737-800NG - Courtesy Swoop

On Sunday (December 5, 2021), Swoop announced the launch of inaugural service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Punta Cana International Airport in Mexico. Swoop Flight WO 670 departed Toronto at 07:00 and landed in Punta Cana at 12:25, where travelers were welcomed with an inaugural ceremony. The route will be operated twice weekly with one-way fares from CAD $199 (including taxes and fees) for bookings by December 12, 2021, for travel from January 5th through April 30th, 2022.

In Sunday’s announcement, Swoop’s Head of Commercial and Finance, Bert van der Stege, said,

“We’re pleased to celebrate the launch of our new flights between Punta Cana and Toronto, creating enhanced connectivity between Canada and the Dominican Republic. Demand for air travel continues to rebound and we’re confident this new air service will be popular amongst travellers and support the recovery of the tourism economy of the region.”

Also commenting on the new service to Punta Cana, GrupoPuntacana’s President and CEO, Frank Elías Rainieri, said,

“We thank Swoop Airlines for placing their trust in Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) and inviting us to be part of their expansion plans in the country, to promote tourist and economic growth among both nations. We are excited to welcome Canadian passengers on this new direct route from Toronto. As the leading airport in traffic and connectivity in the country and winners for five consecutive years of the Airport Quality Services Awards, we hope visitors experience the joy of travel and love for the Dominican culture as they step into our airport.”

Details of Swoop's New Toronto-Punta Cana Service - Courtesy Swoop

Founded in 2018, Swoop is a subsidiary of the WestJet Group. The airline is Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) and operates a fleet of nine modern Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft with in-seat power and Wi-Fi. The Swoop business model offers low base fares which only include a seat, allowing guests to customize ancillary services to suit their personal needs and budget. The Canadian ULCC offers seasonal and year-round destinations in Canada, the US, Mexico and the Caribbean. Swoop has safely served over 3 million guests during their first three years of operation.

Source: Swoop


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