Following the launch of its inaugural flight from Edmonton International Airport to John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM), flight, Swoop announced that Edmonton will be its second operational base.
Steven Greenway, Swoop president and chief executive officer, said that: “Edmonton is a market keen to enjoy the ultra-low-cost fares Swoop provides. This, along with Edmonton International Airport Authority’s support, has meant that we’ve chosen Edmonton as our second operational base.”
Greenway continued: “Swoop, as an Alberta-born organization is thrilled to be in Edmonton as a second home and looks forward to providing more flight choices as well as the economic benefits that air service provides in the form of jobs, tourism and connecting economies.”
As of October, Swoop will base two of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft in Edmonton resulting in the creation of almost 90 jobs in the region.
Tom Ruth, president and chief executive officer of Edmonton International Airport, said that: “We are happy to welcome Swoop to the Edmonton Metro Region. Edmonton’s newest air carrier will provide more flight choices and great value to passengers. Today’s announcement is a clear demonstration of
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