Swoop releases winter flying schedule, announces new destinations

Sep 2 2020, 7:47 am

Swoop is getting ready to fly in the fall and winter.

The ultra-low fare airline has released its winter schedule, which will begin operations from Toronto Pearson International Airport on October 25.

The airline’s winter schedule includes the restart of operations at Kelowna International Airport and non-stop service to the following popular sunny spots with flights out of Toronto including Montego BayCancunLas VegasOrlando, and Tampa Bay.

“Our winter schedule is in response to a growing rebound in travel, as we know travellers are eager to plan their next getaway,” says Charles Duncan, President of Swoop. “We remain committed as ever to making affordable air travel accessible for Canadians who are looking to reconnect with family and friends over the holidays or are looking for a change in scenery this winter.”

Swoop says safety remains its number one priority and the airline has implemented a “robust set of measures to safeguard a safe and healthy travel and work environment for its travellers and crew.” Measures include a stricter boarding process, traveller screening measures, increased sanitization, and enforcing face masks to be worn for the duration of the flight.

“It is time to travel again, and that can be done responsibly and safely,” added Duncan. “We are focusing our efforts on encouraging travel with our ability to provide ultra-low fares to price-sensitive travellers.”

Swoops’ new winter schedule will operate from October 25, 2020, to April 24, 2021, with the following frequency:

  • Toronto and Abbotsford will operate up to 6 times weekly – service every day except Saturday
  • Toronto and Edmonton will operate 6 times weekly –  service every day except Saturday
  • Toronto and Kelowna will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Toronto and Halifax will operate daily
  • Toronto and Las Vegas will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Toronto and Orlando will operate up to 5 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Toronto and Tampa Bay will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Toronto and Cancun will operate up to 5 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Toronto and Montego Bay will operate up to 5 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Edmonton and Hamilton will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Edmonton and Abbotsford will operate up to 14 times weekly – double daily service
  • Edmonton and Mesa will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Edmonton and Las Vegas will operate up to 4 times weekly – service on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Edmonton and Puerto Vallarta will operate 2 times weekly – service on Tuesday and Saturday
  • Edmonton and Mazatlán will operate 2 times weekly – service on Wednesday and Saturday

“We are very pleased to see Swoop return to YLW for the winter travel season,” says Sam Samaddar, Director, Kelowna International Airport. “This ultra-low fare airline has great opportunities for Kelowna residents to visit family and friends or enjoy a winter getaway with four weekly flights to Toronto served by good arrival and departure times.”

 

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