Swoop heats up winter travel planning with new non-stop flights to Cuba

The ultra-not-expensive airline grows Caribbean offering with ultra-not-expensive service from Toronto to Varadero

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 31, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, expanded its winter schedule with new routes, more frequencies and new services to CubaSwoop will begin its seasonal, non-stop service between Toronto (YYZ) and Varadero (VRA) on January 11, 2023and fares are starting as low as $189 one-way.

“We’re thrilled to be announcing an expansion in the Caribbeanadding Varadero to our growing list of vacation destinations,” said Tia McGrathLeader, Distribution and Sales.Cuba tops the list for Ontarians seeking an affordable beach getaway and we’re proud to reaffirm our commitment to the region with more ultra-convenient and ultra-low fares.”

As part of its expanding winter schedule, Swoop will restart service to some popular sun and fun routes. Swoop is bringing sun flying back to London, ON (YXU) beginning December 3 with non-stop service to Cancun (CUN) starting on December 3 and to Orlando (Sanford) on December 4In addition, the ULCC will restart service to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) from both Toronto (YYZ) and Hamilton (YHM) on December 8 and December 9respectively.

“We know that choice and value are important to Canadians planning vacations,” continued McGrath, “We have several options available for our ultra-not-expensive flights to be packaged with all-inclusive resorts or vacation properties.”

Through Swoop Getaways, travelers can pair ultra-not-expensive Swoop flights with thousands of hotels, resort and vacation properties, unlocking hotel discounts. Those looking for a pre-packaged vacation can add a Swoop flight to a WestJet Vacation when they book through online travel agencies. Swoop has also partnered with The Special Travel Corporation, whose knowledgeable travel agents can book custom packages with ultra-low-fare Swoop flights.

“We are thrilled to welcome Swoop flights to Cubawe are excited with this new partnership which means more capacity to Cuba from CanadaIn this price sensitive market, Swoop’s ultra-low cost structure will make easier to Canadians this winter to enjoy beautiful Cuba“- Lesser GomesDirector of the Cuba Tourist Board

“The London International Airport and Swoop saw strong growth through 2019 and the first quarter of 2020 prior to the pandemic restrictions,” said Scott McFadzeanPresident and CEO of London International Airport. “It is amazing to have Swoop back offering these incredible destinations at low rates from your local easy and comfortable airport.”

Swoop has increased the frequency of flying on many existing routes, with daily flights from Toronto to Cancun and Las Vegas and near-daily flights to Montego Bay and Punta CanaFull details of Swoop’s expanded winter schedule can be found below, with ultra-not-expensive flights to sun getaways starting at $89 one-way total pride (CAD).

Route

Peak Weekly
Frequency

One-way total
price (CAD)

Base Fare
(CAD)

Taxes &
Fees (CAD)

Toronto to Varadero

3x weekly

$189.00

$73.04

$115.96

Toronto to Ft. Lauderdale

6x weekly

$109.00

$13.05

$95.95

Toronto to St. Pete-Clearwater

2x weekly

$119.00

$23.97

$95.03

Toronto to Orlando

6x weekly

$119.00

$23.97

$95.03

Toronto to Las Vegas

7x weekly

$99.00

$4.92

$94.08

Toronto to Cancun

10x weekly

$259.00

$156.62

$102.38

Toronto to Kingston

5x weekly

$189.00

$71.68

$117.32

Toronto to Montego Bay

6x weekly

$189.00

$71.68

$117.32

Toronto to Punta Cana

5x weekly

$179.00

$65.03

$113.97

Toronto to Puerto Vallarta

2x weekly

$299.00

$196.62

$102.38

Toronto to Los Cabos

2x weekly

$239.00

$136.62

$102.38

Hamilton to Ft.

2x weekly

$109.00

$18.43

$90.57

Hamilton to Las Vegas

4x weekly

$119.00

$29.35

$89.65

Hamilton to St. Pete-Clearwater

3x weekly

$139.00

$48.40

$90.60

Hamilton to Orlando

4x weekly

$99.00

$10.30

$88.70

Hamilton to Cancun

3x weekly

$239.00

$142.27

$96.73

Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta

1x weekly

$199.00

$90.68

$108.32

London to Orlando

2x weekly

$89.00

$18.75

$70.25

London to Cancun

2x weekly

$129.00

$53.69

$75.31

Edmonton to Mesa

2x weekly

$219.00

$115.33

$103.67

Edmonton to Las Vegas

6x weekly

$99.00

$2.21

$96.79

Edmonton to Mazatlán

1x weekly

$299.00

$230.52

$68.48

Edmonton to Puerto Vallarta

2x weekly

$259.00

$153.77

$105.23

Edmonton to Los Cabos

2x weekly

$219.00

$115.53

$103.47

Winnipeg to Mesa

2x weekly

$159.00

$128.65

$30.35

Winnipeg to Orlando

2x weekly

$149.00

$46.83

$102.17

Winnipeg to Puerto Vallarta

2x weekly

$449.00

$340.62

$108.38

Abbotsford to Mazatlán

1x weekly

$179.00

$73.77

$105.23

Abbotsford to Los Cabos

2x weekly

$269.00

$200.52

$68.48

Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta

3x weekly

$299.00

$230.52

$68.48

To learn more about Swoop and for flight schedules and bookings, please visit FlySwoop.com.

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 US , Mexico and the Caribbean, Swoop’s unbundled fares put travelers in control of purchasing only the products and services they desire.

Swoop’s fleet, comprised of ten Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and three Boeing MAX-8 aircraft will grow to 16 with the addition of three more Boeing MAX-8 in 2022. At FlySwoop.com[c212.net]travelers can quickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, and track flights.

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