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Swoop Returns to London with direct flights to Edmonton, Alberta

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 13:51

New service is another positive step in the recovery of services at London International

LONDON, ON – Following a pause in service due to impacts of COVID-19, Swoop has announced its return to London International Airport with non-stop, ultra-low cost service to Edmonton from London. Flights to the popular Canadian destination are set to take off from London three times per week on June 2nd, 2022.

As demand for travel continues to grow, London International Airport looks forward to the addition of more routes from Swoop as the market returns. “Swoop was a hit in London before the pandemic, offering convenient flights to top destinations at a low cost” says Michael Seabrook, President & CEO of London International Airport. “We’re optimistic that we’ll see more Swoop routes make a comeback soon. Today’s announcement is a positive step in the right direction!” “We are thrilled to re-establish service to London International Airport with the announcement of our non-stop Edmonton flights this summer,” says Charles Duncan, President of Swoop. “London International Airport has worked hard to keep its costs and fees low. They are aligned with our low cost model, and partnering together we’re confident this route will be a huge success.”

London International Airport London International Airport is Southwestern Ontario’s “easy and comfortable” airport. Prior to the pandemic the Airport experienced phenomenal growth in both passengers, and new airline services and destinations. The last twenty months have been extremely difficult for the global aviation sector and more specifically, London International Airport. Signs of optimism are on the horizon and the Airport is gearing up for recovery. With a focus on exceptional passenger experience, travellers will enjoy low-cost parking, convenient pick-up and drop-off options, and helpful Airport Comfort Enhancers (ACEs) at your service to make your flights stress free! Safety remains top priority at London International with increased measures in place to ensure safe travels for passengers, staff and partners. To learn more about how London International is responding to COVID-19, please visit: https://www.flylondon.ca/road-to-recovery-forpassengers

About Swoop Swoop is on a mission to make travel more affordable and accessible for all Canadians. Established in 2018 as an independent subsidiary of the WestJet Group of Companies, Swoop is Canada’s ultra-not expensive airline. Offering scheduled service to destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, Swoop’s unbundled fares put travellers in control of purchasing only the products and services they desire. Swoop’s modern fleet of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft, equipped with in-seat power and Wi-Fi connectivity has safely carried more than 3 million travellers in three years of operation. FlySwoop.com allows travellers to quickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, track flights and access Wi-Fi service in-flight.     

London International Airport

P: 519.452.2015 | F: 519.453.6219 | FlyLondon.ca | 10 Seabrook Way, London, ON N5V 3B6 Michael N. Seabrook

President & CEO Office: 519.452.4038

Email: mseabrook@flylondon.ca

To learn more about Swoop please visit FlySwoop.com and for information on how Swoop is ensuring a safe and healthy travel experience visit FlySwoop.com/traveller-safety. To contact Swoop media relations, please reach out to media@flyswoop.com.

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