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Swoop celebrates first flight from Edmonton to San Diego

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  •   10-31-2021  6:27 pm
  •   Pax Global Media
Swoop celebrates first flight from Edmonton to San Diego
Pax Global Media

Swoop celebrated its first flight from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) on Oct. 31. 

The ultra-low cost airline's new service between Edmonton and San Diego will operate three times weekly during peak season on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with introductory fares available at $99 CAD all-in.

"We are thrilled to be bringing this new destination to the city of Edmonton and add San Diego to our growing list of non-stop destinations available for Edmontonians to explore," said Bert van der Stege, head of commercial and finance, Swoop. "Edmonton is an important part of both Swoop's history and future and we remain as committed as ever to providing the region with always available low-fares and connectivity to beautiful destinations like San Diego." 

The addition of San Diego to Swoop's network furthers the airline's commitment and strategic focus on providing more choice and ultra-low fares to Edmontonians. 

As its western Canadian base city, Swoop continues to lead the way for ultra-low-cost service in Edmonton, with the airline expanding its capacity and flying from the city to include non-stop service from Edmonton International Airport to 11 destinations across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, with that number growing to 14 with service to Los Cabos, Cancun and Orlando (Sanford) set to begin in the coming weeks. 

To celebrate this new route, van der Stege was joined by Myron Keehn, vice-president, air services and business development, Edmonton International Airport, Kimberly Becker, president and CEO, San Diego International Airport and Julie Coker, president and CEO, San Diego Tourism Authority for an inaugural ceremony upon arrival at San Diego International Airport. 

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