WestJet shutting down discount airline Swoop

2023-06-09 18:14:57  • 1 min

WestJet is shutting down its budget airline, Swoop.

The company made the announcement in a news release Friday, noting thatthe ratification of its recent deal with its pilots allows it to integrate all of its staff at various airlines into a single banner.

"As negotiated in the collective agreement, the WestJet Group will now begin integration efforts of its ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop," the airline said.

"Through an expedited process, the airline anticipates a full integration into its mainline operations by the end of October. To avoid traveller impact, Swoop will operate its existing network through to the end of its published schedule onOctober 28. Swoop employees will move to WestJet."

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