Low-cost carrier Swoop announces it will suspend service between Winnipeg and Toronto this spring.
In an email to Global News on Tuesday, the airline said service between Winnipeg and Toronto will be suspended beginning June 20, 2022.
The airline, which is owned by WestJet, said affected travelers were emailed directly on Tuesday morning, with “re-accommodation options, including rebooking on another Swoop flight or the option of receiving a full refund. “.
Swoop said travelers also have the option to rebook on an available WestJet flight.
The airline has apologized to travellers, saying the schedules are set “several months in advance and reflect anticipated traveler demand and operational capacity”.
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“As we continue to face various recovery challenges including demand volatility, labor shortages in addition to business opportunities, we are proactively adjusting the schedule to minimize last minute flight changes or disruptions to upcoming summer travel,” the email reads.
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According to the email, WestJet offers four daily nonstop flights from Winnipeg to Toronto. There is also a daily non-stop Swoop flight from Winnipeg to Hamilton.
“From Winnipeg, we also offer non-stop service to Ottawa, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon,” the email read.
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