Swoop expands service to Kelowna

Ultra-cheap airline introduces flights between Edmonton, Alta. and Kelowna, BC

KELOWNA, BC, May 5, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, from Canada first ultra-low-cost airline, launched its new daily non-stop flights between Kelowna and Edmonton with maiden flight WO213 taking off from Edmonton International airport of 8:35 AM and arriving at Kelowna International airport of 10:45 a.m. local hour.

“We are delighted to add new flights between Edmonton and Kelownaproviding more connectivity at very low cost for the Okanagan region,” said Bert van der Stege, Commercial and Financial Manager, Swoop. “With summer fast approaching, we’re seeing record demand for domestic travel, and we’re proud to meet that demand by introducing more convenient and affordable air travel options.”

Today’s inaugural flight marks nearly three years of Swoop bringing ultra-affordable air service to the region. from Canada leader of the ULCC has introduced a service between Kelowna and Winnipeg in May 2019. The ULCC will resume service between these two markets tomorrow, May 6with its maiden flight WO502 from Kelowna in Winnipeg. In addition to connecting Kelowna with both Edmonton and WinnipegSwoop will also continue to serve Toronto with four flights per week.

“We know how important affordable air travel is to the recovery of the tourism economy and we are proud to mark this occasion,” continued van der Stege. “Swoop is grateful for the continued support of the people of Kelowna and the Okanagan region have demonstrated over the past three years.

“YLW is delighted to see this new Swoop route providing daily service to/from Edmonton,” said Sam Samadar, Kelowna Airport Manager. “Swoop first came to YLW three years ago and we are happy to see them continue to expand their destinations, providing affordable options for Okanagan residents.”

With the introductory prices of Kelowna for Edmonton from only $49 BODYSwoop is showing Canadians how affordable and easy it can be to experience the Okanagan region this summer.



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For travel between September 1stOctober 15, 2022 | Season start and end dates apply and are listed in the booking flow. | Prices are valid until May 19, 2022 (11:59 p.m. MT) or while seats last.

About Swoop

Swoop is on a mission to make travel more affordable and accessible for all Canadians. Founded in 2018 as an independent subsidiary of the WestJet group of companies, Swoop is Canada’s ultra-cheap airline. Offering scheduled service to destinations in Canada, the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean, Swoop’s unbundled fares allow travelers to control the purchase of only the products and services they want.

Swoop’s modern fleet of ten Boeing 737-800 NGs will grow to 16 with the addition of six Boeing MAX-8s in 2022.FlySwoop.comtravelers can quickly and easily book flights, manage reservations, check-in, view boarding passes, track flights and access in-flight Wi-Fi service.

SOURCE Swoop Inc.

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