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Swoop Airlines to add a new route to Jamaica this winter

Swoop Airlines has announced a new route to Jamaica for this winter. Additionally, the low-cost carrier will resume flying between Toronto and Montego Bay, Jamaica.


Starting 8th December 2021, Swoop will operate flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Kingston Norman Manley International Airport 2-times-a-week. To celebrate the new route launch, Swoop is offering a limited seats of introductory one-way fares between Kingston and Toronto starting from just $129† CAD all-in.

The flight schedule of Toronto-Kingston-Toronto route is:

  • Toronto-Kingston
  • Departure time: 13:25
  • Arrival time: 17:35
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number: WO646
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Kingston-Toronto
  • Departure time: 18:20
  • Arrival time: 22:40
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 20 minutes
  • Flight number: WO647
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays

The route will be operated by Swoop’s Boeing B737-800 featuring 189 standard economy class seats.

Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial & Finance, Swoop, said:

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. Our travellers 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.

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Toronto-Montego Bay service resumption

Swoop has today resumed flight services between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Montego Bay Sangster International Airport. The Toronto-based carrier will initially operate once-weekly flights. However, from 2nd November 2021, Swoop will fly 2-times-a-week on the route and 3-times-a-week from 16th December 2021.

The airline says that the return to Montego Bay marks the beginning of the airline’s restoration of its international network, with flights to the United States and Mexico set to resume through the fall.

The flight schedule of Toronto-Montego Bay-Toronto route is:

  • Toronto-Montego Bay
  • Departure time: 07:00
  • Arrival time: 10:05
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 05 minutes
  • Flight number: WO644
  • Frequency: Only Saturdays ( Tuesdays and Saturdays from 2nd November 2021 & Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 16th December 2021)
  • Montego Bay-Toronto
  • Departure time: 11:00
  • Arrival time: 16:04
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 04 minutes
  • Flight number: WO645
  • Frequency: Only Saturdays ( Tuesdays and Saturdays from 2nd November 2021 & Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 16th December 2021)

These flights will also be operated by B737-800s.

Shane Munroe, CEO of MBJ Airports Ltd, said:

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. 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 travellers safely to our island of Jamaica.

Angella Bennett, Regional Director, Canada, Jamaica Tourist Board, said:

The Jamaica Tourist Board is thrilled to see Swoop returning to the destination with the resumption of its Montego Bay flight this month, in addition to the exciting launch of the airline’s new Kingston service this December. Swoop is an important airline partner for us in the Ontario market and we truly value their continued support and confidence in the destination. Whether you’re looking for sun and sand or a cultural city escape, Jamaica is ready to welcome customers for a safe and seamless getaway this fall and winter season.

Janik Reigate, Director, Strategic Customer Relationships, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, said:

We’re excited to support the introduction of this new route as well as Swoop’s resumption of flights to Montego Bay. Swoop passengers will find Toronto Pearson has many measures in place to protect their health and safety throughout the airport, such as improved air quality, low and no-touch check-in and bag drop and contactless shopping and dining options.”

Featured image by Swoop Airlines

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