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WestJet's discount airline Swoop makes maiden flight from Hamilton WestJet's discount airline Swoop makes maiden flight from Hamilton WestJet's discount airline Swoop took to the air on its maiden flight from Hamilton Wednesday, arriving on time in Abbotsford, B.
Jun 19, 3: ET Wednesday, arriving on time in Abbotsford, B. But before that, the carrier took some time Tuesday to celebrate and cut some cake.
Munro Hamilton International Airport is where the airline chose to locate its first base, because the city ticks all the boxes in terms of ultra low-cost carriers. We have a lot of faith in terms of what we're seeing in terms of numbers. There will be multiple bases over the coming years, he said.
WestJet casts big net for Swoop pilots The key will be to keep costs down from lower labour costs, cramming seats into Boeing s, and stimulating demand from people who don't normally fly because of the high cost. Great to attend the ribbon cutting and welcome our new air carrier Swoop flying out of Hamilton.
We'll see 24 flights a week with more to follow. He says there's a new market for people who can now take longer weekends. Swoop's plane named Hamilton is a Boeing NG with seats. We have a lot of faith in terms of what we're seeing in terms of numbers going forward, so we're very positive about it and I think people are embracing that.
WestJet expects Swoop ancillary revenues will be double mainline carrier "There are also frankly some opportunities if they do it well to be successful with it. No pets aside from guide dogs are allowed on board, and any credits are only valid for 90 days. No loyalty points will be awarded.
Swoop is starting with two planes and plans to roll out six by year-end and 10 in With files from The Canadian Press.Most airlines are faced with the problem of revenue leakage at various levels of the business and are now actively looking at reining in this challenge by initiating a total revenue integrity program.
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