Las Vegas – Oct. 3, 2019 – Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrated its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on this route, will depart from London (Ontario, Canada) at 8:30 PM EDT on Thursday. With flights now available for booking, travellers can enjoy all that Las Vegas has to offer with twice weekly service on Thursdays and Sundays.
"The addition of the London - Las Vegas route provides the opportunity for more Canadians to travel throughout North America at a price that works for them," said Steven Greenway, President, Swoop. "We are excited to continue to expand our network as Canada’s preferred ultra-low fare airline. Our unbundled model helps keep fares low for all travellers because they get to customize their experience by choosing where they spend their money.”
“We are excited by the growth of our partner Swoop Airlines and the addition of new seasonal service,” said Chris Meyer, vice president of global sales for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Canada brings more than 1.59 million visitors to Las Vegas annually and over the past year Swoop has been a big contributor of adding nonstop service to the destination. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, Vegas changes everything by offering a unique experience perfect for a winter getaway.”
This addition to Swoop’s network is the sixth route from London, with year-round and seasonal routes including Orlando, FL USA; Cancun, Mexico; Abbotsford; Edmonton; and, Halifax.
“We are very excited to add this new destination to our expanding route map” says Michael Seabrook, President and CEO, London International Airport. “We are pleased that our passengers will now be able to enjoy non-stop service to Las Vegas the ‘Easy and Comfortable’ way from London International.”
Details of Swoop’s service to Las Vegas:
London, ON to Las Vegas
2 x per week
Las Vegas to London, ON
2 x per week
†Every day low fares valid through October 11, 2019 for travel between January 7-February 12, 2020.
“We are pleased to welcome Swoop’s newest flights to McCarran International Airport,” said Chris Jones, Chief Marketing Officer for Clark County Department of Aviation. “Canada has long been our top source of international visitors, and now Swoop will provide more opportunity for travelers from Ontario to fly directly to Las Vegas.”
Flights are now available for booking through to April 23, 2020. To learn more about Swoop’s destinations, schedule and ultra-low-cost model visit FlySwoop.com
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Established in 2018, Swoop is Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, independently operated as part of the WestJet Group of companies, offering point-to-point scheduled service to 17 destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. Swoop offers completely unbundled products and services, creating the unique opportunity for travellers to control their costs and customize their experience by purchasing only the extras they desire. Swoop operates a modern fleet of seven Boeing 737-800 aircraft, equipped with in-seat power and Wi-Fi connectivity. Swoop’s mobile app allows travellers to quickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, track flights and access Wi-Fi service in-flight. For more details on Swoop, visit FlySwoop.com
About McCarran International Airport
McCarran International Airport is located just minutes away from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and is the gateway for nearly half of the people who visit Southern Nevada each year. Including arrivals and departures, McCarran hosted 49.7 million passengers in 2018, making it the ninth-busiest airport in North America. With 30 airlines providing nonstop service to more than 140 destinations, McCarran makes it possible for the world to experience one of the most alluring travel destinations. McCarran International Airport is owned and operated by Clark County, Nevada, and does not benefit from local tax dollars.
About the LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center. With nearly 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 11 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to