Upstart Canadian "ultra-low-cost carrier" Swoop is making its first push into the United States, revealing plans Thursday to fly seven routes from five U.S. airports.
The airline’s first U.S. flights start Oct. 11, when Swoop launches non-stop service between Las Vegas and Edmonton. The carrier will add six more U.S.-Canada routes by the end of October. In addition to Las Vegas, Swoop’s new U.S. destinations will include Fort Lauderdale; Orlando; Phoenix/Mesa, Arizona; and Tampa.
Service begins Oct. 11; Swoop will fly 11 flights a week
Las Vegas-Abbotsford, British Columbia
Service begins Oct. 11; Swoop will fly 3 flights a week (Monday, Thursday, Sunday)
Las Vegas-Hamilton, Ontario
Service begins Oct. 26; Swoop will fly 4 flights a week (Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday)
Service begins Oct. 27; Swoop will fly 2 flights a week (Wednesday, Saturday)
Fort Lauderdale-Hamilton, Ontario
Service begins Oct. 26; Swoop will fly 2 flights a week (Friday, Saturday)
Service begins Oct. 17; Swoop will fly 3 flights a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday)
Service begins Oct. 20; Swoop will fly 3 flights a week (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday)