One swoop to return to London Worldwide Airport with flights to Edmonton – London

Swoop will return to London Worldwide Airport subsequent 12 months with direct flights to Edmonton, Alberta.

The airport introduced on Monday that “flights to fashionable Canadian locations are set to take off from London thrice per week” from June 2, 2022.

Service has been suspended in Edmonton and different places because of restrictions associated to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“We’re thrilled to re-establish service to London Worldwide Airport this summer time with the announcement of our continuous Edmonton flights,” Swoop President Charles Duncan mentioned in a press release.

“London Worldwide Airport has labored laborious to maintain their prices and costs low. They’re aligned with our low-cost mannequin, and by partnering collectively we’re assured this route shall be an enormous success.”

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Mike Seabrook, president and CEO of London Worldwide Airport, mentioned he anticipated extra routes to be added.

“We’re optimistic that we are going to see extra swoop routes return quickly. Right now’s announcement is a constructive step in the fitting path.”

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Earlier than the pandemic, the airport mentioned it skilled an unprecedented improve in passengers, new airline companies and locations.

The final 20 months have been extraordinarily tough for the worldwide aviation sector.

Till not too long ago, London Worldwide Airport was not included in an exhaustive listing of airports authorized to just accept passengers from worldwide flights, regardless of the addition of close by airports to Hamilton and Kitchener.

On the time, Seabrook described the choice as “completely unfair”.

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