Swoop introduces direct winter flights from Winnipeg to hotspots in US, Mexico

Canadian low-cost airline Swoop has announced five new direct flights from Winnipeg that will be exclusive to the winter months, the company said.

Winnipeggers looking to escape the cold can head to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa Bay, Las Vegas and Los Cabos, Mexico from the Richardson International Airport. Most of the new routes depart twice a week until the end of April.

Swoop, owned by WestJet, began flights on June 20, 2018. The airline is based in Calgary, Alberta and was named after WestJet´s desire to swoop into the Canadian market with a new business model.