Tuesday,  May 18, 2021  12:50 pm

Swoop returns to Winnipeg

  • Air
  •   04-26-2021  6:57 am
  •   Pax Global Media
Swoop returns to Winnipeg
Pax Global Media

Swoop marked its return to Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) on Sunday (April 25), reintroducing ultra-low fares that connect Winnipeg with Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport (YHM) and Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), with operations to Kelowna International Airport (YLW) set to begin in June.

"We are thrilled to reaffirm our commitment to Manitoba through our return to Winnipeg," said Shane Workman, Head of Flight Operations, Swoop. "Our affordable fares are now available to those travelling for essential reasons and Swoop will be here to support the economic recovery of the region and connect Manitobans to their family and friends when the time comes." 

The news marks another milestone for Swoop as the airline continues its recovery efforts in conjunction with partners like Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport to bring affordable and accessible air travel to all Canadians. 

The airline remains optimistic that as Canada continues its vaccine rollout, a safe restart of domestic air travel is on the horizon.

"We are pleased to welcome Swoop back to Winnipeg as we continue to plan for the safe return of domestic travel as vaccination levels increase across the country," said Barry Rempel, president and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. "Swoop's return is an important milestone in our plan to rebuild the region's connectivity and provides a low-cost option for essential travel today while helping to drive Manitoba's economic and social recovery when the time is right for further travel."


Don't miss a single travel story: subscribe to PAX today!

Indicator...