Swoop, a subsidiary of Westjet, starts business on June 20
On 20 June 2018, Swoop, a subsidiary of Westjet, begins operations. It will operate several regional flights from Abbotsford, Hamilton, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Halifax.
Swoop will be a new Canadian airline that will operate ultra-low-cost flights. It is a subsidiary of Westjet, one of Canada's leading airline players. On 12 June, Swoop received the operating certificate (AOC), followed by 20 June to operate the first flights.
It will start its activity with 1 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Subsequently, the fleet will increase to 4 aircraft, which will allow it to operate several regional flights in the middle of the summer season. The first flight will be honored on the route Hamilton, ON - Abbotsford, BC. Swoop is the only ultra low-cost airline in Canada, its position is very clear. Encourage air travel in Canada.
Swoop, a subsidiary of Westjet
It will operate numerous flights between Abbotsford, Hamilton, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Halifax. The tickets were put on sale starting with February 1, 2018, and the sales and requests for plane tickets went very well. With the addition of the Winnipeg-Abbotsford route on August 16, Swoop will operate 66 flights a week.
Boeing 737-800 Swoop aircraft will be configured in a 189 seating class, something typical for low-cost carriers.