Jamaica: Swoop Airlines, the Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier, has announced a new route that will link Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) with Kingston Norman Manley International Airport – (KIN), Jamaica.
The flight will commence on December 8 and will be operated twice a week. The company is also planning to launch startup fares from CAD 129. The ultra-low-cost carrier has also resumed connecting Toronto to Montego Bay – (MBJ) last September 11 2021, operating three weekly flights.
Bert van der Stege, – Swoop’s Chief Commercial and Financial Officer cited that, “We are delighted to strengthen our airline’s foothold in Jamaica by connecting to the city of Kingston during the holidays. Our travellers have welcomed our consistently affordable flights to the island of Jamaica, and we look forward to strengthening on our success in the region with our new direct service connecting Toronto and Kingston.”
Shane Munroe, who is the chief executive officer of MBJ Airports Ltd, stated that “Swoop’s return to the Montego Bay is welcome, and we are delighted with Swoop’s commitment to ensuring that passengers from our second-largest market, Canada, & specifically the – province of Ontario, have a low-cost option when visiting Jamaica island to see family and friends or those wishing to vacation on our beautiful island.”
About SWOOP –
Swoop was founded in the year of 2017 but began working in the year of 2018 as a subsidiary of – WestJet. The company has a route network with the scheduled destinations to the nation of – Canada, the United States, Mexico & the Caribbean.
Since Swoop started its service, it has taken more than 3 million passengers. Its line consists of 9 Boeing B737-800 aircraft.
On August 2, 2018, Swoop declared that it was to become the first Canadian ultra-low-cost airline to fly to the – United States, launching service to Las Vegas, Phoenix (Mesa), Tampa, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale during the month of October 2018.