Swoop launched its inaugural flight to Comox Valley Airport on June 9 from Edmonton International Airport.
Swoop flight WO 217 landed in Comox at 7:55 a.m. local time, adding another B.C. destination to its network.
"As Canada's leading ultra-low fare airline, we are thrilled to continue our network expansion in beautiful British Columbia, promoting tourism and stimulating economic growth in Comox," said Ryan Hubbard, senior manager, airports at Swoop. "Demand for summer travel across Canada is soaring and we're proud to support communities, both large and small, with ultra-affordable fares."
Swoop's new service to Comox is a welcome addition to the airline's long-standing presence across British Columbia.
In addition to today's new route to Comox, Swoop also offers service to Victoria, Abbotsford, and Kelowna.
"The ability for the residents of the Comox Valley to explore the world and for visitors from around the world to explore the Comox Valley continues to grow," said Mayor Russ Arnot. "The arrival of Swoop Airline further demonstrates the highly desirable destination that the Comox Valley is. As we exit the global COVID-19 pandemic the ability to connect in person with families and friends will add great joy to our residents."
Introductory fares from Edmonton to Comox start at just $49 CAD.
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"The Comox Valley Airport is very happy to see Swoop Airlines support economic recovery in our region with the addition of new service from Edmonton," said Mike Atkins, CEO Comox Valley Airport. "The ultra-low cost point to point carrier arrives just in time to for summer leisure travel and will be a boon to our tourism sector."