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Swoop Is Launching New Flights to Jamaica

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 21, 2021

Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop is launching a new nonstop flight to Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. 

Beginning Dec. 8, Swoop will operate nonstop flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport. 

The new flights will operate twice each week, according to the company. 

We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in Jamaica with the introduction of service to Kingston to connect friends and families this holiday season and year ahead,” said Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance at Swoop. “Our travelers have embraced our always affordable flights to Jamaica and we look forward to building on our success in the region with our new non-stop service connecting Toronto and Kingston.”

Additionally, Swoop has already resumed service between Toronto and Montego Bay. 

“The return of Swoop to MBJ is a welcome one and we are elated at Swoop’s commitment to ensure that passengers from our second largest market, Canada, and specifically the province of Ontario, have a low-cost option when visiting Jamaica to see family and friends or those who wish to vacation on our beautiful island,” said Shane Munroe, CEO of MBJ Airports Ltd. “We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our citizens and visitors in keeping with our mission of providing a “Safety-Assured” environment welcoming travelers safely to our island of Jamaica.”

The Toronto-Montego Bay service is operating three times each week. 

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