June 11, 2019 7:30 pm
Updated: June 11, 2019 7:31 pm

Flight attendants with Swoop Airlines certified to be represented by CUPE

The cabin of a Swoop Airlines Boeing 737 on display during a media event, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton, Ont.


The Canadian Union of Public Employees says it has been certified to represent 170 flight attendants at Swoop, the low-cost subsidiary of WestJet Airlines.

The union was previously certified by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to represent flight attendants at WestJet and its Encore regional carrier.

READ MORE: CUPE certified to represent hundreds of flight attendants at WestJet Encore

Watch below: Some videos from Global News’ coverage of stories involving Swoop Airlines.

Almost 4,000 of the Calgary-based airline’s flight attendants are now unionized.

CUPE is Canada’s largest union with 680,000 members, including 15,000 flight attendants.

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