Swoop inaugurates the first of four new routes to Mexico

Swoop inaugurates the first of four new routes to Mexico

CALGARY —Swoop’s new service from Edmonton to Puerto Vallarta is officially up and running, with its first direct flight departing on Oct. 19.

The weekly Saturday service between YEG and PRV marks the first of Swoop’s four new routes with service between Edmonton and Mexico launching this winter.

“As winter draws closer, we are thrilled to offer Edmonton travellers an affordable way to escape to the sun,” said Steven Greenway, President, Swoop. “With the continued growth of our network we are expanding our presence across North America, providing Canadians with more travel options at an affordable price.”

As one of Swoop’s major hubs, the ultra-low-cost-carrier currently operates eight domestic, transborder and international year-round and seasonal routes from Edmonton. Its new routes to Mexico include service to Cancun launching on Oct. 31, and to Mazatlán and Los Cabo beginning Nov. 2.

“Puerto Vallarta is one of Edmonton region travellers’ favourite sun destinations,” said Tom Ruth, Edmonton International Airport President and CEO. “The new Swoop flights provide great new scheduling options for our sun-seeking vacation travellers.”

Flights are now available for booking through to April 23, 2020.