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Swoop celebrates first international flight from YHM to MBJ

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  •   12-17-2018  9:47 am
Swoop celebrates first international flight from YHM to MBJ

Low-cost carrier Swoop celebrated it first international flight from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) to Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica yesterday (Dec. 16).

The sold-out flight departed Hamilton at 8:00 a.m. and arrived in Montego Bay at 12:10 p.m. EST.

"Today marks yet another significant layer of Swoop's history," Karen McIsaac, senior advisor of communications at Swoop, stated in a release, issued yesterday. "We are honored to have the support of the Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica joining us in the celebration alongside the many dignitaries present at Sangster International Airport today. Swoop is heading the charge to make international travel more affordable than ever before."

"I am extremely delighted to welcome Swoop Inc. on the occasion of the airline's inaugural flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica,"  Her Excellency Laurie J. Peters, Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica, stated.

"The introduction of Swoop's service is another demonstration of the long-standing and extensive aviation linkages between Canada and Jamaica and a true example of the close people-to-people ties between both countries."

Flights are available for booking on Wednesdays and Sundays through to April 27, 2019.