Transport Canada (TC) has granted the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Calgary-based WestJet’s new ultra-LCC Swoop, clearing the way for inaugural flights June 20. “Receiving our air operator’s certificate ticks the last check-box,” Swoop president and CEO Steven Greenway said. Swoop's fleet will consist of former WestJet mainline Boeing 737-800s reconfigured with 189 seats. WestJet’s Swoop timeline has the ULCC launching with three 737-800s and ...

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