SAINT JOHN, NB – Saint John Airport Inc. is pleased to welcome SWOOP Airlines on their inaugural flight on Thursday, May 12 arriving at 8:40PM.

Swoop, the ultra-not-expensive airline, will connect Saint John Airport (YSJ) to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) with direct flights offered 2-times per week (Sundays, Thursdays) and operated with a modern Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft. Beginning in August, direct flights will be offered 4-times per week (Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays).

“We're delighted to welcome Swoop Airlines to the Saint John Airport,” says YSJ President and CEO, Alexander (Sandy) Ross. “We are committed to exceeding passenger expectations and travellers will love Swoop's ultra-low fares and direct service from Saint John to Toronto."

Flights are now available for online booking at www.FlySwoop.com for travel beginning May 12, 2022.


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 U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, Swoop's unbundled fares put travellers in control of purchasing only the products and services they desire. To learn more about Swoop and for flight schedules and bookings, please visit FlySwoop.com. For information on how Swoop is ensuring a safe and healthy travel experience visit FlySwoop.com/traveller-safety.

About the Saint John Airport

The Saint John Airport Inc. is a community based, not-for-profit corporation serving the air travel needs of residents of southwestern New Brunswick. The airport (YSJ) is a key element in the social development of the Greater Saint John region and a vital gateway to economic growth in New Brunswick. The Saint John Airport reinvests all profits back into the airport and local communities.

For additional information or to coordinate an interview, please contact:

Alexander (Sandy) Ross, President and CEO
E-mail: ARoss@sjairport.ca



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