Swoop Returning to Manitoba

Swoop is returning to YWG with connections to YHM and YXX, and flights to YLW set to begin in June.

Swoop Airlines.
Swoop Airlines.

“We are thrilled to reaffirm our commitment to Manitoba through our return to Winnipeg,” said Shane Workman, Swoop’s Head of Flight Operations, Swoop. “Our affordable fares are now available to those travelling for essential reasons and Swoop will be here to support the economic recovery of the region and connect Manitobans to their family and friends when the time comes.”

Sunday’s announcement marks another milestone for Swoop as the airline continues its recovery. The airline remains optimistic that as Canada continues its vaccine rollout, a safe restart of domestic air travel is on the horizon.

“We are pleased to welcome Swoop back to Winnipeg as we continue to plan for the safe return of domestic travel as vaccination levels increase across the country,” said Barry Rempel, President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. “Swoop’s return is an important milestone in our plan to rebuild the region’s connectivity and provides a low-cost option for essential travel today while helping to drive Manitoba’s economic and social recovery when the time is right for further travel.”

Jennifer Bain

Jennifer Bain is an award-winning travel writer who wanders Canada & the world in search of quirk. She has also authored numerous cook and travel books. When she isn’t on the road, Jennifer lives with her bison rancher husband and three kids in Toronto, and has a writing retreat on one of the “four corners of the Flat Earth” — Fogo Island in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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