Swoop expands in Edmonton with new service to Puerto Vallarta

Oct 24 2019, 9:58 am

Swoop, WestJet’s ultra-low-cost carrier, announced this weekend that they’ve expanded their Edmonton network with an added route to Puerto Vallarta.

According to a release, Swoop’s first direct flight to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) took off on October 19 from Edmonton International Airport (YEG).

More routes between Edmonton and Mexico are planned to launch this winter.

“As winter draws closer, we are thrilled to offer Edmonton travellers an affordable way to escape to the sun,” said Steven Greenway, President, Swoop.

“With the continued growth of our network, we are expanding our presence across North America, providing Canadians with more travel options at an affordable price.”

Flights are now available for booking through to April 23, 2020, offering weekly service to Puerto Vallarta on Saturdays.

Puerto Vallarta is one of Edmonton region travellers’ favourite sun destinations,” said Tom RuthEdmonton International Airport President and CEO. “The new Swoop flights provide great new scheduling options for our sun-seeking vacation travellers.”

Swoop’s new routes to Mexico include service to Cancun International Airport (CUN) launching on October 31, and service to Mazatlán International Airport (MZT) and Los Cabos Mexico International Airport (SJD) beginning November 2.