Thursday, 20 June 2019

Happy Birthday! Swoop marks a year in the skies

Today marks a year of ultra-low-cost flying for Swoop and its travellers. Since June 20, 2018, the ultra-low-cost airline grew from five to sixteen destinations, spanning four countries including the U.S., Jamaica and Mexico. As part of its 2019 summer schedule, the airline also recently expanded its domestic network to include London, ON and Kelowna, BC.

"With 365 days of flying and over one million travellers flown, we are proud to be Canada's preferred ultra-low-cost airline, enabling dreams, reunions and providing the pleasure of ultra-low-cost travel to both new and repeat travellers," said Steven Greenway, President of Swoop. "Our travellers' stories speak for themselves and we have so many reasons to be thankful for their trust and support. We can't wait to see what year two brings."

As part of the birthday celebration, Swoop today also released a video that features stories from Swoop travellers sharing the opportunities that ultra-low-cost travel has made possible this past year. See the difference Swoop is making here.

Since its first flight, Swoop has welcomed more than one million travellers onboard, proving that Canadians were waiting for a more affordable air travel option and that Swoop's value proposition has resonated with its travellers.†

89 per cent of surveyed Swoop travellers have already recommended Swoop to a friend or colleague.
94 per cent of surveyed travellers like Swoop's unbundled service model.
90 per cent of surveyed travellers felt their Swoop travel experience provided good value.
92 per cent of surveyed travellers said Swoop met or exceeded expectations.
To celebrate and thank travellers for their support, the airline is offering a web-only birthday sale.

Air transportation 
charges base fare
fees and 
of seats
Total one-way 
price from
London (YXU) – Halifax (YHZ)
$59 CAD
Abbotsford (YXX) – London (YXU)
$59 CAD
Winnipeg (YWG) – Abbotsford (YXX)
$79 CAD
Hamilton (YHM) – Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
$99 CAD
Hamilton (YHM) – Orlando (MCO)
$99 CAD
Hamilton (YHM) - Montego Bay (MBJ)
$149 CAD
Edmonton (YEG) – London (YXU)
$59 CAD
Kelowna (YLW) – Winnipeg (YWG)
$79 CAD
†Book by June 24, 2019 (11:59 p.m. MDT) for travel between September 4, 2019 – October 27, 2019. 1600 seats available. Some blackout dates and restrictions apply. For more details, please visit

Recommended for you...

No comments: