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  • Porter summer

    Porter Increases Summer Flights From TO

      Porter Airlines is scheduled to offer travellers its most substantial summer schedule to date, featuring up to 176 daily flights to 27 destinations across North America taking off from Toronto. These flights will offer more passengers an elevated economy experience to more destinations than ever before. By August, Porter will be the third-largest carrier flying from Toronto Pearson International Airport, with up to 74 daily flights to 16 destinations across Canada and the United States. Every flight from Toronto-Pearson…

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  • CIB Invests in Montreal Metro Airport

      The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is investing $90 million in the new domestic passenger terminal at MET – Montreal Metropolitan Airport (YHU), formerly known as the Saint-Hubert Airport. The terminal development project is a partnership between Macquarie Asset Management and Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. Located 15 kilometres from Montreal, the Montreal Metropolitan Airport project includes construction of a new standalone 21,300 m2 two-storey domestic terminal with nine gates, associated taxiways, and landside facilities such as parking lots with barrier-free parking spaces, EV charging stations, and shuttle…

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  • Porter Partners With Alaska Airlines

      Porter Airlines and Alaska Airlines have announced a broad partnership, taking advantage of Porter’s strong presence across Eastern Canada and Alaska’s well-established U.S. West Coast links to provide passengers more flight options and better service from coast to coast. The new interline agreement means that passengers can purchase combined Porter-Alaska itineraries directly from flyporter.com or via third-party agencies. Alaska’s Mileage Plan members can start earning points on Porter flights booked via Alaska Airlines from January, and later in 2024 both VIPorter and Mileage Plan members will earn…

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  • Porter Starts New Florida Routes

      Porter Airlines is taking to the skies for two new routes to Orlando International Airport (MCO). The start of service to Orlando from Toronto and Ottawa marks the third new Florida destination that Porter has touched down since the start of November, following Tampa and Fort Myers. “Canadians are the most frequent international visitors to Florida, and Porter is proud to take off on two more routes into the Sunshine State,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief operating…

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  • Porter Begins Victoria-Toronto Service

      Porter Airlines is expanding its coast-to-coast network further with the inauguration of service in Victoria. Daily flights between Toronto Pearson Airport represent another link in a growing network of routes the airline has introduced this year. The 132-seat plane features a two-by-two configuration, offering all passengers no middle seats and greater personal space. Free, fast, streaming-quality WiFi is also available, with the ability to watch and listen to personal subscription services on multiple devices. A library of movies and…

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  • Porter Offers Daily Florida Flights

      Porter Airlines is launching daily service to the U.S., covering Florida with five destinations this fall. Service includes Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Miami (MIA), Orlando (MCO), and Tampa (TPA); as well as Ottawa International Airport (YOW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), and Orlando (MCO). All routes begin with one daily, roundtrip flight. Canadians represent the largest group of international travellers to Florida, and now they can choose to fly with the only…

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  • Porter Montreal MAM

    Porter Airlines Partners with MAM

      Porter Airlines is partnering with Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) to support development of the new passenger terminal at Montréal Saint-Hubert Airport (YHU). Construction PCL (PCL) has also been selected as the general contractor for the passenger terminal. Work will commence in August, with a scheduled completion by mid-2025. The passenger terminal is designed to be 21,000 sq.m. (225,000 sq.ft.) with nine bridged aircraft gates, and an overall modern design aesthetic. There will be lounge-style seating for all passengers and…

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  • Porter Airlines Adds More Routes

      Porter Airlines announced two new route additions to its network. Flights are now available between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Victoria International Airport (YYJ) as well as Toronto and St John’s Airport (YYT). Victoria is the second city in British Columbia that Porter serves with the new 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The E195-E2 has the lowest fuel consumption per seat and per trip among its class, and is the quietest single-aisle jet flying today. The two-by-two configuration means no middle…

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  • Porter APEX

    Porter Ranked Best Cabin Service

      Porter Airlines is the winner of the 2023 Passengers Choice Awards for Best Cabin Service in North America from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Porter’s unique approach to service sets it apart by offering a generous service experience and effortless travel for every passenger. Earlier this year, Porter updated its renowned economy air travel experience, further challenging what every airline in North America offers. This starts with its signature in-flight service that offers every passenger complimentary beer and wine served in…

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  • YYC

    Porter Adds Vancouver-Ottawa Route

      Porter Airlines is growing its list of non-stop routes with new service between Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The addition of the Ottawa–Vancouver route provides another way to travel between Porter’s extensive regional Eastern Canada network and British Columbia. “Ottawa is positioned as a critical part of Porter’s growing North American network,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines. “We will continue building our presence in YOW and providing a superior level of service and travel options for economy travellers.”…

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