Porter Airlines unveils its first interline deal with Qatar Airways
Connections available in Washington and Montreal
TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is implementing its first interline partnership with Qatar Airways. The deal is effective immediately, providing expanded travel options for customers of both carriers.
"Establishing Porter's first interline agreement is an important occasion for us and we couldn't have chosen a better partner than Qatar Airways, one of the world's elite airlines," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "It's the beginning of a plan to add multiple interline partners in 2012, introducing Porter to an entirely new set of passengers."
Qatar's Doha service to Montreal and Washington-Dulles are both available for Porter interline flights. Montreal connections are available three times weekly to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Halifax. Washington service is available daily to Toronto City Airport.
Interline flights allow customers to purchase one ticket for a trip involving multiple airlines. At this time, all itineraries involving Qatar and Porter must be purchased from Qatar. Please inquire with Qatar or a travel agent for schedule and price information.
About Porter Airlines
Founded in 2006, Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, and rated second in the world in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards Top Small Airlines category.
The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles) and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Burlington, Vt.
Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.
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