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Logo of Swoop
A 737-800 (C-FONK) of the Swoop
ICAO code : WSW
Call sign : SWOOP
Founding: 2017
Seat: Calgary , CanadaCanadaCanada 
Operational bases:
Fleet size: 9
Aims: see destinations
Website: FlySwoop.com

Swoop is a Canadian low-cost airline based in Calgary and based at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Hamilton . The company is a subsidiary of WestJet .


The airline was officially launched on September 27, 2017, and its maiden flight took place on June 20, 2018. It is based in Calgary , Alberta and was founded at WestJet's request to establish a new business model in the Canadian market. Shortly after it was founded, it was announced that Swoop's home airport would not be in Calgary, but in another nearby city such as Edmonton , Abbotsford or Winnipeg , although the headquarters would remain in Alberta due to lower taxes and a larger market share. On February 1, 2018, Swoop began selling tickets and announced John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport as its home airport.


Swoop flight destinations
Country Part of the country city IATA ICAO Airport Remarks
JamaicaJamaica Jamaica Montego Bay MBJ MKJS Sangster International Airport
CanadaCanada Canada British Columbia British Columbia Abbotsford YXX CYXX Abbotsford International Airport
CanadaCanada Canada Alberta Alberta Edmonton YEG CYEG Edmonton International Airport Operational basis
CanadaCanada Canada Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Halifax YHZ CYHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport
CanadaCanada Canada OntarioOntario Ontario Hamilton YHM CYHM John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Operational basis
CanadaCanada Canada British Columbia British Columbia Kelowna YLW CYLW Kelowna International Airport
CanadaCanada Canada OntarioOntario Ontario London (Ontario) YXU CYXU London International Airport
CanadaCanada Canada Manitoba Manitoba Winnipeg YWG CYWG Winnipeg Airport
MexicoMexico Mexico Quintana Roo Quintana Roo Cancun CUN MMUN Cancun Airport
MexicoMexico Mexico Baja California Sur Baja California Sur Los Cabos SJD MMSD Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Cabos
MexicoMexico Mexico Sinaloa Sinaloa Mazatlan MZT MMMZ Mazatlan Airport Seasonal
MexicoMexico Mexico Jalisco Jalisco Puerto Vallarta PVR MMPR Aeropuerto Internacional Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Seasonal
United StatesUnited States United States USA FloridaFlorida Florida Fort Lauderdale FLL KFLL Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
United StatesUnited States United States USA NevadaNevada Nevada Las Vegas READ KLAS McCarran International Airport
United StatesUnited States United States USA ArizonaArizona Arizona Mesa AZA KIWA Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Seasonal
United StatesUnited States United States USA FloridaFlorida Florida Orlando MCO KMCO Orlando International Airport
United StatesUnited States United States USA FloridaFlorida Florida Tampa TPA KTPA Tampa International Airport Seasonal


Current fleet

As of March 2020, the Swoop fleet consists of nine aircraft with an average age of 4.5 years:

Swoop fleet
Aircraft type number ordered Seats Remarks
Boeing 737-800 9 189 39 seats with extra legroom
total 9 -

Swoop's current fleet is equipped with Recaro BL3520 leather seats and pink headrests over the seats. All seats include a tablet, a seat pocket, an adjustable headrest and a movable armrest (except for row 1).


Swoop's aircraft fleet is painted with the Swoop logo all over the fuselage, as well as a pink tail and a white stripe above. All aircraft got a name that is written under the cockpit window on both sides. The current name and the aircraft marks of aircraft swoops are:

Surname Aircraft registration
#Hamilton C-GDMP
#Abbotsford C-FPLS
#Chinook C-FLBV
#OhCanada C-FYBK

In-flight entertainment and in-seat power

Swoop offers in-flight entertainment and internet via their mobile app. The Swoop app can be accessed via all internet-enabled mobile devices, including cell phones, tablets and laptops. The in-flight entertainment area of ​​the app is called “Swoop Stream”, and passengers can watch live TV, films and TV series. This service is currently free, but Swoop plans to convert it into a paid service. Internet access is also available via Swoop Stream, for which a fee is charged depending on the time. One hour, three hour and 24 hour offers are available.

Swoop's fleet is equipped with power and USB connections at each seat.

See also

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Meet Swoop Press Release. Retrieved April 2, 2019 .
  2. WestJet aims to offer 40% cheaper fares with new ultra-low-cost carrier 'Swoop'. In: financialpost.com. September 27, 2017, accessed on July 21, 2018 .
  3. ^ Swoop is on sale. Retrieved April 2, 2019 .
  4. ^ Swoop Where we fly. In: flyswoop.com. Accessed July 21, 2018 (English).
  5. a b Swoop Fleet Details and History. In: planespotters.net. Retrieved March 14, 2020 .
  6. Swoop makes travel easy with their new mobile app. Accessed April 2, 2019 .