Swoop Airlines flight attendants certified to be represented by CUPE

OTTAWA — 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.

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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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