Wheel up: Swoop announces new direct flights from Edmonton to 9 locations – Edmonton

Edmontonians will be able to take new non-stop flights to eight Canadian locations from next year. Swoop airlines announced Monday while revealing that it will also launch a new non-stop flight to Palm Springs in December.

In a press release, the airline said the additional flights will support the creation of 140 additional direct and spin-off jobs and expects $ 120 million in economic output activity by 2022.

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“This is a major milestone for Swoop as we emphasize our commitment to leading ultra-low cost flights in Canada and reaffirm our position as the airline with the most destinations from Edmonton,” said Swoop President Charles Duncan.

“With a strong focus on growth and Edmonton as our partner, we will continue to provide our travelers with more non-stop flights and ultra-low fares, while supporting the recovery of Canada’s travel and tourism economy.”

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From December 16, there will be direct flights to Palm Springs twice a week.

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“Having increased connections across Canada and beyond through Edmonton International Airport is crucial to our region,” said Mayor Amarjeet Sohi.

“As a major city contributing to Alberta’s recovery, strong air service will help us create jobs and grow our economy.”

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From April 25, 2022, the airline will fly four times a week to Ottawa.

In early May, non-stop flights to Halifax begin five times a week. On May 5, the daily flights to Kelowna begin.

Three times a week, from June 2, flights to London, Ont., Will begin with the same number of flights to Comox from June 9th.

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During the week of June 14, flights to both Regina and Saskatoon will begin, twice a week.

On June 16 and 17, flights begin twice a week to Charlottetown and Moncton, respectively.

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