Swoop Airline will offer flights to Canada from St. Pete airport | Swoop Airline
The low-fare airline, Swoop announced it would be opening a hub at PIE and will be offering service to the Hamilton, Ontario airport starting in November of 2021.
The publisher of the St Pet Talk and local real estate agent, Tony Smith expressed "the local St Pete community is excited to welcome snowbirds from Canadian snowbirds to St Pete and we are anxious to travel non-stop from the St Pete airport to Hamilton in Canada." Learn more about Swoop flights on our blog.
In early September, the St Pete Talk met with airport officials from the St Petersburg-Clearwater airport who "are excited to welcome Canada-based Swoop to our family of airlines", said St. Pete-Clearwater International (PIE) Airport Director, Tom Jewsbury. "Canadians will have a convenient, non-stop option to fly to our award-winning destination from Toronto and Hamilton, Canada, and many will want to visit as the borders reopen! Being one of only a few of Swoop's U.S. destinations, we are confident that the sunny St. Pete-Clearwater area will be a popular one. We want to thank our partners at Visit St. Pete/Clearwater and Volaire Aviation for helping us make this possible."
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St Pete Talk also connected with media representatives from the Hamilton airport (YHM) in Canada who shared how "We are delighted to see Swoop add ultra-low-cost options to the Sunshine State from Hamilton for the upcoming winter travel season. Traveling between airports like Hamilton International...St. Pete-Clearwater has become increasingly appealing to passengers looking for a comfortable travel experience that a smaller airport can offer," said Cathie Puckering, President & CEO, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. "Hamilton International remains committed alongside Swoop to serving the local community and ensuring people can return to the skies comfortably and get to where they need to go with confidence."
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