Swoop’s expanded summer schedule will feature new transborder flights between Edmonton and both Oakland and Orlando as well as five new domestic markets, the Canadian ultra-LCC said Jan. 21.
The Oakland flights, which will operate three times per week, represent a new station for the WestJet subsidiary. They are also the California city’s first service to Canada.
The Edmonton-Orlando service will operate once per week. Swoop already serves the Florida city from Hamilton. The airline’s peak summer schedule will feature seven routes linking Canada and US destinations.
New domestic services include daily flights between London Ontario and Abbotsford and Edmonton, 6X-weekly frequencies between London and Halifax, 4X-weekly service connecting Abbotsford and Winnipeg, and 3X-weekly frequencies between Winnipeg and Kelowna.
Swoop also will continue its Hamilton service to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Cancun, Mexico, with a weekly round-trip flight throughout the summer.
Among the routes that will end for the summer are Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Tampa Bay, Florida, and Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán, Mexico. Edmonton to Mesa, Arizona, service will be suspended at the end of May before resuming Oct. 5…