• Joe Breitfeller

Swoop Launches Flights at Toronto Pearson With Service to Montego Bay, Edmonton, Kelowna and Halifax

The airline will ramp up operations this week from Toronto with additional flights to destinations including Abbotsford and Cancun. The carrier’s winter schedule includes the return to Kelowna International Airport was well as flights to popular sunny destinations.

Swoop Boeing 737NG - Courtesy Swoop

On Sunday (October 25, 2020), Canadian LCC Swoop announced the launch of operations at Toronto Pearson Airport with flights to Montego Bay, Edmonton, Kelowna and Halifax. This week the airline will ramp up operations from Toronto with flights to additional destinations including Abbotsford and Cancun. The launch of the carrier’s winter 2020/21 schedule includes the return of service to Kelowna International Airport as well as flights to popular sunny destinations. In Sunday’s announcement, Swoop’s President, Charles Duncan, said,

“We are excited to be able to bring our ultra-low cost carrier model to Toronto and serve Canada's largest city. We know that Canadians are cautious about travelling, and with the significant health and safety measures we have put in place, travellers can rest assured that their safety is our top priority. In a challenging year like we are having, we want to help Canadians connect with family and friends or travel south safely this winter season, which is why we are proud to offer direct, non-stop flights, and Getaways all at an affordable price tag.”

Also commenting on Sunday’s announcement, Greater Toronto Airports Authority’s President and CEO, Deborah Flint, added,

“We're pleased to welcome Swoop to Toronto Pearson, offering yet another choice for our valued passengers. Toronto Pearson is committed to offering an enjoyable airport experience that is focused on health from curb to boarding and back again.”

Swoop Launches Service From Toronto Pearson Airport - Courtesy Swoop

Swoop’s winter schedule includes direct flights to Kelowna, Abbotsford, Halifax and Edmonton as well as sunny destinations such as Las Vegas, Orlando, Tampa Bay, Montego Bay and Cancun – all supported by Swoop Getaways flight plus hotel packages. As part of the airline’s commitment to the region, Swoop will continue to serve Hamilton with multiple weekly flights to Edmonton and Abbotsford.

All transborder and international Swoop flights and Getaways includes complimentary COVID-19 insurance for bookings from October 15, 2020 for travel through April 24, 2021. The insurance is valid for 21 days and one-way travel is excluded. For additional peace of mind, Swoop guests can also purchase ‘ModiFly’ which allows a one-time change to the date and time of their booking.

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 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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