Swoop soars with four new services
- Swoop has commenced four new seasonal services on 24th May, operating until 25 October. Westjet’s ultra low cost carrier launched a daily 3,206-kilometre flight from London Ontario (YXU) to Abbotsford (YXX), as well as a 1,423-kilometre six times weekly service from the southwest Ontario city to Halifax (YHZ). In a statement of intent highlighting the company’s stamp on the fledgling Canadian ULCC market, the carrier also launched four times weekly services from Winnipeg (YWG) to Abbotsford (YXX) – a distance of 1,807 kilometres – and a three times weekly service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the Manitoba capital and Kelowna (YLW). According to OAG Schedules Analyser, none of the four routes are currently served by a competitor.