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.

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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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