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Swoop releases domestic winter schedule

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Swoop releases domestic winter schedule

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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 from October 27, 2018 to April 27, 2019. Swoop also welcomed its third aircraft for the inaugural flight from Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) to Edmonton International Airport (YEG), departing July 25, 2018 at 7:10 a.m. Service between Edmonton, AB and Abbotsford, BC will be offered three-times daily.

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The airline, which started operations on June 20, 2018 has been warmly received by Canadian travellers, with steady bookings and noticeably full flights.

"Swoop has been endorsed by Canadian travellers in the way that matters most, they are buying seats," said Michael Claeren, Senior Leader of Revenue and Pricing. "With strong sales going into the fall and full aircraft throughout the summer, we are proud to offer non-stop ultra-low-cost flight options from coast-to-coast."

The extended schedule continues to serve Swoop's five markets of Halifax, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Abbotsford.

Service Between

Service Offered

Weekly Frequency

Edmonton and Hamilton

Daily

11 x per week

Edmonton and Abbotsford

Daily

16 x per week

Hamilton and Halifax

Daily, except Saturday

6 x per week

Hamilton and Winnipeg

Daily, except Saturday

6 x per week

Hamilton and Abbotsford

Daily

10 x per week

 

"We are thrilled to welcome Swoop's new daily service to Abbotsford," said Tom Ruth, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edmonton International Airport. "We know there is a strong demand for service to Abbotsford and we are very happy to see Swoop respond with an excellent three times daily service schedule."

"In the past few years, the Abbotsford International Airport has seen unprecedented growth in passenger volumes and flight options, providing convenience and low-cost opportunities to an increasing number of destinations," said Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun. "This announcement will provide greater connectivity between Alberta and British Columbia, continuing to support economic development across the Fraser Valley Region."

To celebrate the route launch between Edmonton and Abbotsford, Swoop will be offering a web-only seat sale beginning on July 25, 2018.

Service Between

Air transportation

charges base fare from 

Taxes, fees and  
charges 

Total one-way 
price from 

Edmonton and Abbotsford

$0.02

$38.98

$39.00 †CAD

Abbotsford and Edmonton

$1.45

$7.55

$9.00 †CAD

 

†Book by July 26, 2018 (11:59 p.m. MDT) for travel between September 5-December 13, 2018. 2000 seats available. Some blackout dates and restrictions apply. For more details, please visit FlySwoop.com/deals, and spend the savings on yourself. 

To learn more about Swoop's destinations, schedule and ultra-low-cost model visit FlySwoop.com  or connect with Swoop on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

About Swoop

Swoop has flown in to the Canadian travel market to provide the country with a no-frills, lower-fare air travel option that will get more Canadians travelling.  Swoop has the unique position of being the only ultra-low-cost carrier in Canada with a strong balance sheet, a modern fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft and a management team with deep knowledge of the aviation market. For more details on Swoop, including employment opportunities, sign up at FlySwoop.com.  

SOURCE Swoop

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