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Swoop introduces new service between Edmonton and Winnipeg


Swoop introduces new service between Edmonton and Winnipeg

Canada NewsWire

 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 (YEG) and Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). Service begins October 11, 2018 through to April 27, 2019.

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"This is a welcome addition to our western base of Edmonton," said Steven Greenway, President of Swoop. "We are witnessing a positive response to our ultra-low-cost model in both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Connecting these two cities is a natural progression of our network strategy as we continue to stimulate more travel, more often for our savvy travellers."

"This new flight will be an excellent option that enhances connectivity between two major western Canadian city-regions," said Tom Ruth, EIA President and CEO. "Swoop is helping to connect travellers across Canada who are flying to, from or through the Edmonton Metro Region."

"The new flights from Swoop are just the latest in the expansion of services at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport," said Barry Rempel, President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. "WAA's growing partnership with Swoop is creating new opportunities to share our city and gives Manitobans more options to connect with family and friends."

Flights are now available for booking through to April 27, 2019. 

Service Between 

Service starts 

Service Offered 


Edmonton and Winnipeg

October 11, 2018

Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun

4x weekly


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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  


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