Articles Tagged ‘Swoop’

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

With W18/19 launching this week, anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. With 13 bakes having been sent into anna.aero during the first week of the competition, have a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the win. 

Swoop sweeps into the US with four new routes

Swoop sweeps into the US with four new routes

Swoop commences its first four routes to the US at the start if W18/19.

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

In our third instalment of the world’s low-cost scene, anna.aero has set its sights on the Americas region to see how the business model has developed during the past decade. Forecast to pass half a billion seats in 2018, Jonathan Ford explores in more depth which nations have seen the greatest stimulation.


Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

With the Portuguese not only qualifying for the Round of 16 at the World Cup, but also claiming first, third and fourth spots on the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition leader board, it is good to see a newcomer to the top 10 this week, as 13 airports battle it out for global water arch […]

Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton. 


Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there's room for more

Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there’s room for more

Swoop, a ULCC created by WestJet, announced its first routes on 1 February, with it basing aircraft in Abbotsford and Hamilton. Schedules show that three aircraft are needed at first, but evidence suggests that a fourth may also be required, meaning more routes are likely to be confirmed soon. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look […]

79 new airlines begin life in 2017; 25 go out of business – Europe has the highest number of start-ups, but also the most failures

79 new airlines begin life in 2017; 25 go out of business – Europe has the highest number of start-ups, but also the most failures

Here at anna.aero we love the pioneering spirit which surrounds those brave individuals and organisations which take the momentous decision to start a new airline. Thanks to our data-munching friends at ch-aviation, we look at the types of carriers being launched, where they are beginning their fledgling existences and the best (and worst) locations to […]