The Swoop airplane receives a water cannon salute as it lands at YXX on Wednesday morning. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

The Swoop airplane receives a water cannon salute as it lands at YXX on Wednesday morning. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

SLIDESHOW: Swoop touches down in Abbotsford

Low-fare airline makes inaugural visit to YXX

Swoop officially landed down in Abbotsford for the first time on Wednesday morning, as the inaugural flight from the low-fare airline departed from Hamilton and landed at Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) at 7:42 a.m.

The plane received a water cannon salute and comments from Steven Greenway, President and Chief Executive Officer of Swoop and Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun followed.

The plane then took off from YXX and made its way back to Hamilton at 8:40 a.m.

Photos by: John Morrow/Abbotsford News