• Joe Breitfeller

Swoop Expands Network With New Service Between Hamilton and St. John's, Moncton and Charlottetown

Swoop announced Thursday that they will expand their Canadian east coast network with the addition of new service between Hamilton and St. Johns, Moncton and Charlottetown.

Swoop Boeing 737-800 NG - Courtesy Swoop

Today, Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Swoop announced the expansion of their east coast network with new service from Hamilton, Ontario to St. John’s Newfoundland. The airline also announced new service between Hamilton and Moncton, New Brunswick and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The new service is possible by the delivery of Swoop’s 10th Boeing 737-800 NG, creating greater opportunities for cost-conscious customers to travel domestically, to the US and internationally. In Thursday’s announcement, Swoop’s President Steven Greenway said,

“The growth of our fleet means more opportunities for Canadians as we continue our mission of making air travel simple, affordable and accessible for every traveler. Our growth in Eastern Canada is an exciting milestone for Swoop, providing our ability to develop our network domestically, while also adding to our U.S. and international destinations.”

The new routes announced today will be part of Swoop’s summer 2020 schedule and will operate between June and October 2020. Service between Hamilton and St. John’s will operate daily between June 22 and October 23, 2020. Hamilton-Moncton service will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between June 24 and October 23, 2020. The Hamilton-Charlottetown route will operate three times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between June 27 and October 22, 2020. For summer 2020, Swoop will serve 12 domestic, five transborder and three international routes.

Founded in 2018, Swoop is a subsidiary of the WestJet Group. The airline is Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier operates a fleet of ten modern Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft with in-seat power and WiFi. 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 currently serves 23 seasonal and year-round destinations in Canada, the US, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Source: Swoop


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